The World Health Organization issued an urgent appeal for access to sick and injured people caught up in the war in Ukraine, including hundreds of “landmine victims”, premature babies, pregnant women, patients with terminal illnesses and older people, many of whom have been left behind. Meanwhile, senior UN officials have called for humanitarian corridors to be established to enable the safe and constant delivery of assistance to extremely vulnerable population in Ukraine.
Governor of Luhansk, Serhiy Haidai, warned of deteriorating living conditions in Severodonetsk captured by Russian forces two weeks ago, saying the city is without electricity, water or a working sewerage system, while the bodies of the dead decompose in hot apartment buildings. “Luhansk hasn’t been fully captured, even though the Russians have engaged all their arsenal to achieve that goal”, Governor Haidai said adding that “fierce battles are going on in several villages in the region’s border.
Russian troops shelled the brigade that was trying to repair the damaged long-distance gas pipeline in Zaporizhzhya region, Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fyodorov said.
Ukraine has called on its allies to send more weapons as its forces have been trying to slow Russia's military advance through the eastern Donbas region.
United States President Joe Biden is set to announce a new security assistance package worth USD 400 million for Ukraine. The latest aid package, which is the 15th such installment, brings the US commitment to more than USD 7 billion since the beginning of the Russian invasion in Ukraine. Heavy artillery platforms like howitzers and High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), sit high on Ukrainian military wish list.
The names of the 240 new MPs who will take their seats in the 49 th National Assembly of Bulgaria are now known. What the time horizon of the new legislative body will be is still anyone’s guess. Six political formations entered the new parliament..
The 5 th general election in this country in two years is over, and there will be six political formations entering the next 49 th National Assembly – the coalitions GERB\SDS, We Continue the Change/Democratic Bulgaria, and the parties Movement..
“The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new,” according to Socrates. People in Bulgaria want change too though they seem more turned towards the ghosts of the past. There has been a string of..
The political conundrum in which Bulgaria finds itself is becoming more and more insolvable, as the way out of the political crisis, which has been going..
After the president handed over the second mandate for forming a government, I think it has become clear what the stakes are, the..