War in Ukraine: seven people missing after shooting at drilling platforms in the Black Sea
Eva Deschamps / June 21, 2022
Seven people were missing and three others injured Monday after Moscow blamed Ukrainian forces for shooting at oil drilling platforms in the Black Sea off annexed Crimea, according to a Russian official.
The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell of Spain, accused Russia of committing a real war crime by blocking Ukrainian grain exports at the risk of exacerbating the threat of famine in the world.
Ukraine announced that it has lost control of Metolkin, a village on the outskirts of Severodonetsk in the east of the country. The capture is the latest Russian push in and around this key town, where Moscow's army has met strong Ukrainian resistance.
The President of the Confederation Ignazio Cassis expects a long and complex reconstruction after the conference in Lugano (TI). This meeting, which takes place on July 4 and 5, must establish the priorities, the method and the principles, he told the press on Monday.