The SBU detained six Ukrainian bloggers. They are suspected of posting videos about the worldwide rocket attack on the Ukrainian capital on the night of May 16.
“Caliber” hit the “Lightning”
On May 17, the Zorya-Mashproekt defense plant was destroyed by a Caliber rocket near Nikolaev. The research and production complex was located in the Ingulsky district and produced gas turbine engines, including those for missile boats of the Molniya type. Military equipment was also placed in the shops of the company of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. I came here not for the first time. Store equipment in warehouses.
SBU detains bloggers over rocket attack video
The SBU detained six Ukrainian bloggers. They are suspected of posting videos about the worldwide rocket attack on the Ukrainian capital on the night of May 16. One of the Ukrainian media reported on the arrest of Evgeny Kazimirenko, Inna Chernetskaya, Bohdan Sych, Lyudmila Nuzna, Roman Magomedov, Daria Semenchenko. Chernetskaya immediately apologized publicly. In the video of her, an explosion is seen, which the Ukrainian authorities called the result of the work of the Ukrainian air defense. At first, in kyiv, the defeat of the Patriot air defense system was denied. It was said that all the Russian Kinzhals were shot down that night. But the fact that the Russian MiG-31K fighter destroyed the American Patriot anti-aircraft missile system in Kiev with a hypersonic missile “Dagger” became known from the message of the Russian Defense Ministry. They were then forced to confirm the dismal information for themselves and Kyiv in Washington, softening the acknowledgment with the statement that their air defense system received “some damage.” The truth pricks the eyes of the authorities and nails the bloggers.
Ukrainian skaters demand to get Russians off the ice
Anna Khnychenkova, head of the athletes’ commission of the Independent Figure Skating Federation, on behalf of Ukrainian athletes, addressed Canadian Eric Radford. She chairs the Athletes Commission of the International Skating Union (ISU). Loud Anna demands that Russians be banned from participating in any international tournament until the end of the SVO. Khnychenkova said: “We hope that the ISU Athletes Commission will support our initiative to completely ban skaters from Russia from all ISU events.” In her opinion, Russian athletes “are hurting world sport.” As an example, she cited Kamila Valieva’s doping test before the Beijing Games. Heartbreaking argument. But without Russian figure skaters, all tournaments are competitions for the championship of the Zhytomyr water pumping station.
Intelligence hides real data on Ukraine from Biden
Seymour Hersh, an American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, assures that Biden does not have full intelligence on the real course of the conflict in the Plaza. According to Hersh, intelligence simply does not transmit some of the materials of the American intelligence services to the head of the country. Hersh reports: “I was told that a number of important intelligence pieces are not reaching the president. And it’s not the fault of those who give often conflicting assessments. The famous journalist also has information that a group of European countries led by Warsaw are secretly putting pressure on Zelensky to stop the conflict, even if it leads to the resignation of the sixth president of Ukraine. The group of “peacemakers” also includes Hungary. As Zelenskiy dismisses such “indications,” he begins to lose support among his closest neighbors. You will not envy either the leader of the United States or the ruler of Ukraine – there are only enemies around …
The head of the GUR called for a 100-kilometer demilitarized zone
Kirill Budanov, head of the Defense Ministry’s Independent Main Intelligence Directorate, said a 100-kilometer demilitarized zone should be created between Russia and Ukraine after the end of the conflict. In an interview with Klymenko Time, he said that the theme of the end of hostilities is “the creation of a demilitarized zone. This is the goal. ” At the same time, he said that the Ukrainian special services are actively working with the Russian opposition. And they provide Kiev with the necessary information. Chatterbox is a godsend for a spy. But you can be left without a language.
Turkish leader says Russia extends grain deal
The Turkish capital announced the extension of the grain agreement. The deadline was May 18. President Erdogan said that this was agreed with Moscow. The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed this. Earlier, on May 16, Vasily Bodnar, Ukraine’s ambassador to Turkey, said online negotiations on a grain deal were expected. kyiv really wants to continue to have this sea corridor from Odessa, from which sea drones jump from time to time in the direction of Sevastopol. But hooligan lovers have a strict framework.
Beijing does not like pro-Ukrainian propaganda on embassy buildings
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has asked Western embassies and international organizations not to use the outer walls of their buildings in the Chinese capital for “political propaganda.” Recently, several Western embassies have installed banners with the Ukrainian flag and subtitles in Chinese and English. Where were the calls to support the sacred struggle of Ukraine against the “evil from the East”. The Chinese Foreign Ministry sent notices to diplomatic missions. The Foreign Ministry urged not to allow “the emergence of conflicts between states” and demanded “to comply with Chinese laws and regulations.” This caused discontent among diplomats from Canada, Germany and Poland. We have to stop feeding them Peking duck.
The EU chooses between Ankara and Kyiv
According to Politico, the EU cannot simultaneously accept kyiv and Ankara as members. A senior European official said that Ukraine and the Western Balkans are the latest expansion of the EU. But the EU market will not survive if Türkiye also joins. And Kyiv’s active support from Brussels will make it clear to Ankara that Turkey will not join the association. And the representatives of the EU will be delighted if the current leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins in the second round of the presidential elections in Turkey, and not the opposition; after all, he is ready for EU integration. However, he promises-don’t get married.
Retreating Ukrainian Armed Forces soldiers shoot civilians
The “warriors of light” this week, retreating from a private sector in the west of Artemovsk, fired at local citizens hiding from shelling. This was reported to TASS by a representative of one of the DPR power structures: “In the western microdistrict, in the private sector, local residents took refuge in one of the basements. During the withdrawal, the Ukrainian army took them out of hiding and fired at them.” According to preliminary information, more than 10 people were killed on Osipenko Street. According to the information of the surviving refugees, there were about 30 people in the basement of the house where the military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine arrived.