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Zelensky says China attempting to undermine Ukraine peace summit

An historic Nato summit is about to start in Washington within the shadow of a “brutal” Russian assault on Ukrainian cities that killed and injured dozens.

The summit, which is able to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the Western alliance, is about to start in Washington DC on Tuesday, the place leaders will focus on the continued Russian invasion of Ukraine and help for Kyiv.

Last week, it was revealed Nato allies had agreed to fund navy help for Ukraine with 40 billion euros ($43 billion) over the subsequent yr.

It comes as Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned it was a “huge disappointment” to see Indian prime minister Narendra Modi embrace Vladimir Putin.

“It is a huge disappointment and a devastating blow to peace efforts to see the leader of the world’s largest democracy hug the world’s most bloody criminal in Moscow on such a day,” Mr Zelensky mentioned.

It comes as US president Joe Biden slammed Russian “brutality” after dozens of missiles fired by Russia struck a lot of cities throughout the nation, killing a minimum of 43 folks and wounding greater than 190.

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Zelensky says can’t predict Trump’s actions if he’s elected

Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned he couldn’t predict what Donald Trump would do if he regains the US presidency in November, however the entire world, together with Russian chief Vladimir Putin, was awaiting the end result of the poll.

“I don’t know (him) very well,” Mr Zelensky mentioned of Mr Trump, including he had “good meetings” with him in the course of the Republican candidate’s first presidency however mentioned that was earlier than Russia’s 2022 invasion.

“I can’t tell you what he will do, if he will be the president of the United States. I don’t know.”

The Ukrainian chief, talking forward of this week’s Nato summit, mentioned he hoped Trump wouldn’t give up the 75-year-old Nato alliance and that America would maintain supporting Ukraine in its defence in opposition to Russia’s greater than two-year-old invasion.

“Everyone is waiting for November. Americans are waiting for November, in Europe, Middle East, in the Pacific, the whole world is looking towards November and, truly speaking, Putin awaits November too,” Mr Zelensky mentioned.

“It is time to step out of the shadows, to make strong decisions… to act and not to wait for November or any other month.”

Mr Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidential election in November, has incessantly criticised the dimensions of US navy help for Ukraine – some $60bn since Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022 – and referred to as Mr Zelensky “the greatest salesman ever.”

Arpan Rai10 July 2024 04:10

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Kyiv says it has unequivocal proof to show youngsters’s hospital hit by Russian missile

The Ukrainian State Security Service (SBU) has offered new proof it says proves that Kyiv’s principal youngsters’s hospital had been instantly hit by a Russian Kh-101 cruise missile.

“The experts’ conclusions are unequivocal, it was a direct strike,” the SBU mentioned on Telegram.

It shared photographs of a missile engine fragment it mentioned was discovered on the web site. The SBU added that evaluation of trajectory and nature of injury brought about show the was a direct strike.

Alexander Butler10 July 2024 04:00

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What is the Nato summit and why is it necessary for Ukraine?

Prime Minister Keir Starmer and his Nato counterparts are assembly in Washington this week to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the world’s greatest safety group simply as Russia presses its benefit on the battlefield in Ukraine.

The three-day summit, which begins at present, will deal with methods to reassure Ukraine of Nato’s enduring help and supply some hope to its war-weary residents that their nation may survive the largest land battle in Europe in many years.

Much of what Nato can do for Ukraine, and certainly for world safety, is misunderstood. Often the alliance is considered the sum of all US relations with its European companions, from imposing sanctions and different prices on Russia to sending arms and ammunition.

But as a corporation, its temporary is proscribed to the defence by navy technique of its 32 member international locations — the sacred Three Musketeers-like vow of all for one, one for all — and a dedication to assist maintain the peace in Europe and North America.

Arpan Rai10 July 2024 03:55

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Japan should strengthen Nato ties to safeguard world peace, PM says

Russia’s deepening navy cooperation with North Korea has underlined the necessity for Japan to forge nearer ties with Nato, the nation’s chief warned.

Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida additionally expressed concern over Beijing’s alleged position in aiding Moscow’s battle in Ukraine.

“The securities of the Euro-Atlantic and the Indo-Pacific are inseparable, and Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and its deepened military cooperation with North Korea are strong reminders of that,” Mr Kishida mentioned.

“Japan is determined to strengthen its cooperation with Nato and its partners,” he added.

Alexander Butler10 July 2024 03:00

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Watch: Modi embraces Putin throughout Indian chief’s Russia go to

Modi embraces Putin throughout Indian chief’s Russia go to

Alexander Butler10 July 2024 02:00

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Why does it take Russia bombing a youngsters’s hospital to make us care about Ukraine?

Alexander Butler10 July 2024 01:00

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Modi underneath hearth for bear-hugging ‘mass murderer’ Putin throughout Moscow summit

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has been criticised for greeting Vladimir Putin along with his signature bear hug throughout their Moscow summit, whilst he supplied veiled criticism of Russia’s newest missile bombardment of civilians in Ukraine.

The Modi authorities’s fastidiously balanced coverage on the Ukraine battle – neither criticising nor condoning it, and growing commerce hyperlinks with Russia whereas additionally courting stronger ties to the West – led some analysts to query simply how warmly the 2 would work together throughout Mr Modi’s go to to Moscow.

Mr Modi arrived to a red-carpet welcome at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow on Monday, and later the 2 leaders went for a hug after a quick handshake because the Indian prime minister arrrived at Mr Putin’s residence at Novo-Ogaryovo outdoors Moscow.

Alexander Butler9 July 2024 23:30

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Russia permits Indian recruits to depart its navy after Modi-Putin talks

Alexander Butler9 July 2024 22:30

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Mapped: Russian missile strikes kill dozens throughout Ukraine

Alexander Butler9 July 2024 21:30

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Elite North Korean unit heads to Russia for first navy alternate after Putin-Kim summit

Alexander Butler9 July 2024 20:30

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ukraine-childrens-hospital-russia-putin-hypersonic-missile-attack-b2576374.html