Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned Russia “egregious and appalling” killings of civilians in the Ukrainian town of Bucha.
“We strongly condemn the murder of civilians in Ukraine; remain committed to holding the Russian regime accountable,” Trudeau wrote on Twitter.
Satellite images show Bucha mass grave site: US company
Satellite images of the Ukrainian town of Bucha show an approximately 45-foot-long (14-metre) trench.
The images, captured on March 31; followed previous imagery from March 10; that show signs of excavation on the grounds of the Church of St Andrew and Pyervozvannoho All Saints; Maxar Technologies said.
Russia says Kyiv attempts to disrupt peace talks with Bucha ‘provocation’
Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova; says Moscow requested a UN Security Council meeting to discuss Kyiv’s attempts to disrupt peace talks and escalate violence with a “provocation” in Bucha.
“Russian Federation requested a meeting of the U.N. Security Council in connection with the provocation of the Ukrainian military and likewise radicals in the city of Bucha,” Zakharova wrote on her Telegram channel.
“The idea behind the next crime of the ‘Kyiv’s regime’ is the disruption of peace negotiations as well as the escalation of violence.”
Ukraine military claims control of towns in Chernihiv region
Ukrainian military says that its forces have retaken some towns in the Chernihiv region; and also that humanitarian aid is being delivered.
The news agency RBK Ukraina says the road between Chernihiv as well as the capital of Kyiv is to reopen to some traffic later on Monday.
Chernihiv is a city 80 miles (129 km) north of Kyiv; and it had been cut off from shipments of food as well as other supplies for weeks. Its mayor has said that relentless Russian shelling had also destroyed 70 percent of the city.