5:37 AM: Drone attack burns an oil refinery in Russia
On Thursday, the official Tass news agency reported that a drone attack in southern Russia caused a fire at an oil refinery. The fire, which has now been extinguished, broke out in a tank at a facility in Elsky, Krasnodar region, after an attack by an “unidentified drone,” the report quoted an emergency services official as saying.
Local governor Veniamin Kondratyev said in a Telegram that the fire was contained to an area of 400 square meters and then quickly extinguished by emergency services.
This incident comes after several drone attacks that Russia condemned, including an attack that, according to Moscow, targeted the assassination of President Vladimir Putin.
1:06 a.m.: vThe sudden visit of the Ukrainian President to the Netherlands
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky Arrived Wednesday May 3rd at evening time Holland For an unexpected visit, during which he must specially pay a visit International Criminal Court (CPI), according to the Dutch news agency ANP.
Volodymyr Zelensky, who is making his first visit to the Netherlands, has landed at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport after attending the North Summit in Helsinki, according to the national port agency. The agency published several photos, including a picture of a plane, claiming that it is a Dutch government plane that is likely to carry the Ukrainian president.
According to the National Ports Agency, Volodymyr Zelensky is scheduled to visit the International Criminal Court, which is based in The Hague, on Thursday, and issue an arrest warrant for the Russian president in March. Vladimir Putin. It is expected that the Ukrainian President will deliver a speech in the same city, on the same day, entitled “There is no peace without justice for the people.”UkraineAccording to public broadcaster NOS.
It is scheduled to hold a meeting with Dutch deputies in addition to an interview with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Ruttequoting unnamed sources from the National Ports Agency.
Essentials on May 3rd
Russia claimed on Wednesday that it had thwarted a drone attack on the Kremlin targeting Vladimir Putin. Kiev denies any involvement, while Washington says it takes “very cautious” information from Moscow.
In Ukraine, in the district KhersonRussian strikes killed at least 21 people.
For his part, Volodymyr Zelensky, on a surprise visit to Finland, predicted “a decisive year for Ukraine and Europe.”
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