Kyiv: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has been involved in a car accident, but he is “not seriously injured”, Ukrainian media portal The Kyiv Independent quoted Zelensky’s spokesman Serhi Nyakiforov, who said in a Facebook post on 15 September It was that a car collided with a car. President’s car and convoy. The media portal said that a doctor examined Zelensky after the accident and it is said that he was not seriously injured, the medics accompanying Zelensky also provided medical assistance to his driver and transferred him to an ambulance. . Nykyforov further said that law enforcement will investigate the accident thoroughly.
According to reports, the war between Russia and Ukraine is entering a new phase, when Kyiv dealt a major blow to Moscow’s hold on parts of the East with a fast-paced offensive, following which Ukrainian troops launched a strategic The city entered Izium. Six months profession. According to a CNN report, when Ukrainian forces entered the city of Izium on Saturday, it signaled that Russian troops had been scrambling to recapture the territory they occupied over the past six months.
Only five days after Ukrainian forces launched a new offensive eastward through the Kharkiv region, Russian forces were forced to evacuate the strategic eastern city of Izium. “The Russians fled and left behind arms and ammunition. The city center is free,” a spokesman for the Bohun brigade of Ukraine’s land forces said last week.
Earlier on Sunday, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Telegram that Ukrainian forces had liberated the settlement of Chkalovskoye in the Kharkiv region of Russian troops, “Another free settlement! Named after Prince Roman the Great, the Ukrainian flag on the 14th separate Thanks to the mechanized brigade. Chkalovsky returned to the Kharkiv region.” In his daily video message late Friday, Zelensky said Ukraine’s armed forces had liberated and controlled more than 30 settlements in the Kharkiv region.
The past few days have seen the most ambitious ground attacks by Ukrainians since Russia launched its full-scale offensive in late February.
UN chief Antonio Guterres, President Putin discuss war in Ukraine
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin about exporting Russian fertilizer through Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to address a growing global food crisis that threatens several famines. The UN chief said he also discussed the security of Europe’s largest nuclear plant, where he said bombing has stopped for the past three days, and prisoners of war, an AP report said.
Guterres told a news conference that Putin said he had appointed a fact-finding mission at the request of Russia and Ukraine to investigate the killings at Olenivka prison in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine on July 29, “anything we can way to get there, and that’s a very important aspect.”
The warring nations reportedly accused each other of carrying out the attack in which separatist officials and Russian officials said 53 Ukrainian prisoners of war were killed and 75 were wounded. Guterres said President Putin had been called to attend his meeting with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky in Lviv on August 18 and regular calls to Andrey Yermak, the head of Zelensky’s office.
On the issue of Europe’s largest Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, the head of the UN nuclear watchdog said on Monday that he has begun consultations with Ukraine and Russia on their call for a “nuclear security and security zone”. . Convenience, and the interest of both parties appears. The Zaporizhzhia plant was reconnected to Ukraine’s power grid over the weekend, allowing engineers to shut down its last operational reactor in an effort to avoid disaster as fighting raged in the area.
(with ANI/AP inputs)