The funeral of writer Victoria Amelina in kyiv; Moscow ‘sees no basis’ for renewing grain deal

UKRIAN. ~ Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country was “united like never before” following the failed rebellion led by the Wagner mercenary organization. Putin also claimed that the country continued to grow despite harsh sanctions imposed by the West following its invasion of Ukraine. In an address from the Kremlin to a virtual gathering of leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a group founded by Russia and China to counter Western influence, the Russian president tried to brush off any suggestion that he had been weakened by the chaos but the short-lived rebellion led by Yevgeny Prigozhin last week. SCO was founded by Russia and China to counter Western influence.

Putin said the Russian people are more united than ever. “Russian political circles and the whole of Russian society formed a united front against the attempted armed rebellion, which was a clear demonstration of their solidarity with each other and their sense of responsibility for the future of the homeland”, he also thanked. leaders who were present at the meeting, which included India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China’s President Shehbaz Sharif and Lukashenko of Belarus, for their support of Russian leaders during the threat against “the order Constitution and the life and safety of citizens. It is believed he was referring to the Wagner uprising when he said this. Amelina suspended most of her literary projects in 2022 when Russia began a full-scale invasion of her country. Instead, she focused on documenting and researching war crimes.

Ukrainian author Andrey Kurkov paid tribute to her in The Guardian, writing: “I hope that over time English readers can become familiar with Amelina’s work, but I also hope that one of her colleagues will write a biographical book about his life. , his humor and his kindness, his incredible energy, and his eternal smile that sparkled even in the most difficult moments.” Tomorrow, a memorial service will also be held in his honor in the city of Lviv, located in the western part of Ukraine. According to Reuters on Tuesday, the Hungarian foreign minister said he had been in contact with his Turkish counterpart regarding a ratification of Sweden’s NATO membership, and that while there is movement in Turkey’s position, Hungary will not delay the process. to ratify Sweden’s accession. The only other two members of the alliance are Hungary and Turkey, and they are the only ones that have not yet ratified Sweden’s membership.

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