EU will continue to support Ukraine “as long as necessary”
15:35 WIB. British aid to “victory“Ukrainian.
UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly on Tuesday confirmed sending tanks to Ukraine to help the country “to push back“Russia in the east and south of the country, says London will support Ukraine until”victory“.
“The message we sent to (Russian President Vladimir) Putin (…) is that we are committed to defending Ukraine until they win“, he said during a trip to Washington.
12:21 GMT. Ukraine has received the first tranche of European aid of 3 billion euros for 2023 (Zelensky)
Ukraine has received the first tranche of three billion euros from the 18 billion envelope planned by the European Union for 2023, according to President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Ukraine has received the first three billion euros of a new macrofinance program of 18 billion euros” de support for the Ukrainian economy, welcomed the leader.
He thanked the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and Twenty Seven for “steady support” in Kyiv, nearly 11 months after the start of the Russian invasion.
11:28 GMT. Russian strike on Dnipro: death toll rises to 44, still 22 missing
Ukraine said on Tuesday that 22 people were still missing, three days after a missile attack ripped through residential buildings on the Dnipro, killing at least 44 people.
The Ukrainian presidency made a special report on the discovery of a child’s body in the rubble on Tuesday morning.
10:43 GMT. Von der Leyen: The EU will continue to support Ukraine “as long as needed”
Europe will continue to support Ukraine “as long as it takes” against Russia, the European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, promised in her speech on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission.
08:59 GMT. The Dnipro death toll rises to 41, another 25 are missing
The lifeless body of a child was found early Tuesday in Dnipro, Ukraine, three days after a Russian attack ripped through a residential building, killing at least 41 people while 25 are still missing.
“At 09:46 (07:46 GMT), the body of a child was found in the rubble (…) on the 4th floor”complained Kyrylo Tymoshenko, adviser to the Ukraine presidency.
08:01 GMT. The Russian Minister of Defense examines the troops involved in the Ukraine attack
The Russian Defense Minister inspected troops participating in the offensive in Ukraine, during a trip to the area of the military operation launched in late February in Russia’s neighbour, the Russian army said on Tuesday.
Sergei Shoigu visited the headquarters of the Vostok military group where he met with the commander of this group and people from other units and was given a report on the situation on the ground and “progress in carrying out combat tasks in the main directions”according to the same source.
The army did not specify in its press release where the staff were, which could be in Russia or in Ukraine.
03:00 GMT. Wars in Ukraine, China and global trade in troubled waters are on the menu at Davos
Global elites find themselves snowing in Davos for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, with debate on Tuesday centered on the war in Ukraine.
Among the main performers of the first day’s debate being hosted by the World Economic Forum (WEF): European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who will address at 11:15 a.m. (10:15 GMT), and China’s Deputy Premier Liu He whose intervention is scheduled at 11:45 a.m. (10:45 GMT).
Almost a year after Russia invaded Ukraine, and as the death toll from the Dnipro attack continues to grow, war will be on everyone’s mind. A large Ukrainian delegation is expected to arrive in the Swiss ski resort, led by first lady Olena Zelenska who will send a special message to Davos during Tuesday’s plenary.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has planned a video conferencing intervention on the sidelines of the forum from Wednesday.
01:29 GMT. that Russia’s strike assessment is likely to increase on the Dnipro
The toll of a Russian attack on a residential building on the Dnipro in Ukraine, one of the highest since the start of the war, is likely to increase further on Tuesday, having climbed to 40 people killed the previous day.
Moscow has denied responsibility for the massacre on the Dnipro and blamed Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov spoke “a tragedy” probably due to fire from the Ukrainian anti-aircraft defenses.
To (rewatch): Ukraine: death toll rises on Dnipro
Sweden’s presidency in the European Union has lashed out “war crimes” Russia. New example of “suspicion of violation of the laws of war”reacted for his part UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Monday, nearly 48 hours after the missile ripped through buildings on the Quai de la Victoire in the Dnipro (east), 40 dead and 77 wounded were counted, according to emergency services.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky promised that “everyone guilty of these war crimes will be identified and brought to justice”. “No doubt”he said Monday in his evening address.