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The heads of diplomacy of the G7meeting for three days in Wangels, Germany, maintained pressure on Moscow, saying on Saturday May 14 thatils “will never recognize” the borders that Russia is trying to change since the war in Ukraine.Russia suspended electricity deliveries to Finland on Saturday, due to alleged “unpaid”. Tension is rising between Moscow and Helsinki, which has announced its desire to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) “without delay” under the influence of the Russian offensive in Ukraine. Moscow, which sees this with a very dim view, has already threatened a “military-technical” response. The Finnish electricity network operator assured that it could do without power imports from Russia.According to the institute for the study of warthe ISW, “Ukraine seems to have won the battle of Kharkiv”. US think tank says Russian military has made no attempt to resist Ukrainian counterattacks in recent days, and is now focusing on ‘an orderly withdrawal’ of troops trying to encircle the second city from Ukraine.Many losses in equipment and personnel on the Russian side were announced on Facebook on Friday evening, Serhi Haïdaï, Ukrainian governor of the Luhansk region: “There is heavy fighting on the border with the Donetsk region, near Popasna. It’s a horror, but they are still trying to achieve their ends. However, according to the interceptions [de communications téléphoniques], we understand that an entire battalion has refused to attack because they see what is happening. In Mariupol, negotiations would be “very difficult” on the fate of the last defenders of the strategic port city.A Russian army in slow motion, says London. The British Ministry of Defense said on Friday that Ukrainian forces had “successfully repelled” a Russian attempt to cross the river near Sievierodonetsk, causing Moscow troops heavy losses, and estimated that the army Russian “did not achieve significant advances although it concentrated its forces there after” having given up on conquering kyiv.Tensions between Volodymyr Zelensky and Emmanuel Macron. The Ukrainian president regretted with the Italian chain Rai that his French counterpart strives to dialogue with Moscow. “We must not look for a way out for Russia, and Macron is doing it in vain”, he said before adding: “I know that he wanted to obtain results in the mediation between Russia and Ukraine, but he had none. The Elysée reacted: “The President of the Republic has never discussed anything with Vladimir Putin without the agreement of President Zelensky. In a Facebook post, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said this morning that his country was entering “a new and long phase of war”. To prepare for this, kyiv plans to increase its production capacity for military equipment, and toto be able to arm a million citizens.A separatist region of Georgia is going to hold a referendum on integration with Russia. The authorities of the pro-Russian Georgian separatist region of South Ossetia announced on Friday evening that this consultation would be held on July 17. The European Union (EU) will provide additional military assistance of 500 million euros Ukraine to help it defend itself against the Russian invader, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said.
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