The most important information
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denounced Western leaders. “The leadership of the (North Atlantic) Alliance has given the green light for the re-bombing of Ukrainian cities and villages by rejecting the no-fly zone,” he said in a televised address before midnight on Friday.
- Russia’s state censorship agency Roskomnadzor said it had decided to block access to the social network Facebook in Russia, and the social network Twitter was immediately banned.
- Russian troops used shelling to gain control of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. Ukraine reported “several” dead and injured.
- In a video after the attack on a nuclear power plant, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appealed to Europe and the world.
- Ukraine asked the International Committee of the Red Cross to help organize humanitarian corridors of war-torn cities and villages. He agreed to open it with Russia on Thursday.
- Ukraine claims that a Russian attack on the port of Mykolaiv in the south of the country was repelled, and a Russian convoy entered the city.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. According to Berlin, the Kremlin chief said that there could be further talks between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend.
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