the death toll from the Russian strike on a Kharkiv hypermarket rises to eleven

The toll is growing. The Russian strike on a DIY hypermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second city, rose to 11 dead on Sunday, May 26, the day after this attack, described as“despicable” by the Ukrainian president. The regional governor, Oleg Synegoubov, had affirmed the day before that at least six people had been killed, that around forty other people had been injured and that 16 were missing, after this strike carried out according to him at the using two guided aerial bombs. According to firefighters, the fire has burned 10,000 square meters, but is contained. Follow our live stream.

Emmanuel Macron judged “unacceptable” the Russian strike on a Kharkiv hypermarket. “France shares the Ukrainians’ pain and remains fully mobilized alongside them”wrote Saturday evening on X the President of the French Republic. He also deplored the “numerous victims” after this strike, “children, women, men”, “families”.

Ukrainian bombing kills two on Russian border. “Ukrainian armed forces fired on the village of Oktyabrsky using a rocket launcher”, wrote the governor of the Russian region of Belgorod, bordering Ukraine, Vyacheslav Gladkov on Telegram. He also clarified that a “man and woman were” fatally “injured by shrapnel”.

The G7 “progress” on the use of frozen Russian assets and aims for an agreement in June. The G7 finance ministers met on Saturday in Stresa (Italy). “Progress has been made”commented the host of the meeting, the Italian Minister of Economy, Giancarlo Giorgetti, welcoming “the strong political stance” of all G7 countries. “The agreement reached is a political agreement”he clarified, recognizing however that there were still “important technical and legal issues” to solve.

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