War day at a glance: Putin justifies invasion as a first strike – Macron dampens Ukrainian hope

War Day at a Glance Putin justifies the invasion as a first strike – Macron dampens Ukrainian hopes 05/09/2022 22:02 In his speech marking the 77th anniversary of the end of the war, Vladimir Putin blamed NATO for the invasion of Ukraine. Russian television is attacked by hackers beforehand and broadcasts anti-war messages. In eastern … Read more

Oil embargo: Hungary announces veto against EU sanctions decision

Business Peter Szijjarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs “This proposal amounts to a nuclear bomb” – Hungary announces its veto on the oil embargo From: 6:00 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes According to Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, Hungary will not accept the planned sanctions package. Source: Marcus Brandt/dpa/Pool/dpa You can listen to our WELT … Read more

Ukraine-News +++ Zelenskyj on the anniversary of the World War – “Evil is back, in a different uniform” +++

DShortly before celebrations marking the end of World War II in Moscow, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin of forgetting history. “Russia has forgotten everything that was important to the victors of World War II,” he said in a video message on Sunday evening. Decades after World War II, “evil is … Read more

Mariupol: “Violent fighting” on the site of the Azov Steelworks

NOTfter the evacuation of around 150 people from the Azov steel plant in Mariupol, southern Ukraine, on Wednesday, Ukrainian fighters and likely large numbers of civilians continued to be entrenched in the plant. Mayor Vadym Boichenko reported “heavy fighting” at the site. The Kremlin had recently denied a major attack. Meanwhile, Russian attacks continued in … Read more