Mortar shelling of Sumy region, donor conference for Ukraine: highlights of 71 days of war


Mortar shelling of the Sumy region, donor conference for Ukraine: highlights of the 71st day of war

The highlights of the 71st day of the war/Collage for Channel 24

For 71 days now, Ukrainian defenders and defenders have been bravely fighting back against Russian aggressors. Every day brings us closer to victory.

On the key events of Thursday, May 5, read the article on Channel 24.

06:31 Security Council The UN will hold a meeting on May 5 on the situation in Ukraine. It should discuss the protection of the civilian population in the face of Russian aggression.

05:48 The European Council is already looking for a way to confiscate Russian assets and transfer them to Ukraine. However, Charles Michel noted that, as a lawyer, he understands that the mechanism must be impeccable.

05:15 The Pentagon assures that the Russians failed to prevent the supply of weapons to Ukraine with their missile attacks. The United States maintains opportunities for military supplies, in particular, weapons.

03:32The head of the European Council, Charles Michel, said that a donor conference for Ukraine would be held on May 5. It will be the starting point for Marishall's plan to rebuild after the war.

03:31 The Sumy region was massively shelled with mortars. Chernihiv region also got it. More than 40 “arrivals” were recorded in these regions.

02:49 Russian troops shelled Kharkiv region again. A man was killed as a result of the shelling, and an 11-year-old child was injured.

02:00The Air Force destroyed 9 enemy air targets per day. Our defenders landed 2 enemy planes, 4 drones and 3 cruise missiles.

00:58 About 20 trains are delayed due to enemy shelling of the railway infrastructure in Ukraine. Some of them are for 11 hours.

00:26 President Zelensky addressed the Ukrainians on the night of May 4-5. First of all, he mentioned the deceased military journalist Alexander Makhov, who, from the beginning of the Russian invasion, went to the front as a volunteer. The head of state expressed confidence that the Ukrainians would win for Oleksandr.

The main theses of the President:

  • The President spoke about the evacuation of civilians from Mariupol. During the second stage, 344 people were rescued.
  • Zelensky spoke about his talks with UN Secretary General António Guterres, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte.
  • The head of state assured that the Russians will be held accountable for what they have done.

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