President Russia, Vladimir Putincalled giving the title of hero to the commander Chechen who is credited with ‘cleaning up’ the city of Mariupol, Ukraine.
Other news about the statement of the British Minister of the Armed Forces, James Heappey, who supports Ukraine to counterattack on Russian territory using weapons from London.
Here’s some of the latest 24-hour news summed up in this morning’s International Kilas:
Putin Names Chechen Commander Hero for ‘Clean Up’ Mariupol
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, gave the title of hero to the top politician and Chechen commander, Adam Delimkhanov, for successfully ‘cleaning’ Mariupol, Tuesday (26/4).
Delimkhanov was awarded the title Hero of the Russian Federation for his bravery and heroism.
In a video published in early April, Delimkhanov is seen standing in front of a burning building. Then, he said that “the special operation to destroy and clean up Mariupol has been completed.”
Russia destroys a hangar for US weapons aid for Ukraine
Russia announced that its troops destroyed a hangar of foreign arms aid sent by the United States and other Western countries to Ukraine.
The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that they destroyed the hangar in Zaporizhzhia containing foreign weapons aid on Wednesday (27/4).
“At the aluminum plant in Zaporizhzhia, high-precision long-range Kalibr missiles destroyed a hangar containing large quantities of foreign weapons and ammunition supplied by the United States and European countries to Ukrainian forces,” they said in a statement.
However, AFP reported that the Russian Ministry of Defense did not elaborate on the type of weapon they destroyed.
Britain Supports Ukraine In Attacking Russia’s Territory
Britain supports Ukraine in striking back against Russian territory and has no problem using the weapons provided by the Boris Johnson government.
Britain’s Minister for the Armed Forces, James Heappey, said Ukraine was a sovereign nation that lived peacefully within its owners’ borders, and then other countries decided to violate that border and bring 130 troops into their country.
“A war has started between Ukraine and Russia. In a war Ukraine needs to attack the enemy’s territory, whether it’s logistics, fuel supplies, ammunition depots or something else,” Heappey told Times Radio, quoted by Reuters. The GuardianWednesday (26/4).
He further said, “It is absolutely legal for Ukraine to target Russian territory to disrupt logistics, which if not disrupted will result in deaths and massacres in Ukraine.”