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War san Úcráin: Kyiv steps up calls for allies to provide córais diúracán in wake of Russian strikes

Updated: Oct 14, 2022

Zelenskiy to hold talks with Group of Seven agus an líon báis from missile attacks reaches 14.

Ukraine has stepped up glaonna for western allies to provide anti-air and anti-missile systems mar fhreagra to Monday’s missile strikes a rinne an Rúis ar fud na hÚcráine.

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy and members of the industrialised Seacht náisiún (G7) will hold emergency talks on Tuesday.

I rith the G7 video call, leaders are also likely to discuss the global energy crisis

sparked by Russia’s invasion, i measc na bpleananna to introduce a global cap on the price of Russian oil chun díriú ar Mr Putin’s revenues, PA reports.

The death toll from ionsaithe na Rúise on the Ukrainian phríomhchathair, Kyiv, and other cathracha on Monday has risen to 14, while 97 have been injured, Ukraine’s State Emergency Services said in an update oíche Dé Luain.

Dúirt uachtarán Joe Biden the United States “strongly condemns” the Russian missile strikes, which demonstrate Mr Putin’s “utter brutality” against the Ukrainian people.

Mr Zelenskiy confirmed he would address ceannairí an G7, adding that he had spoken to Germany’s chancellor, Olaf Scholz, about increasing pressure on Russia chomh maith le cúnamh don Úcráin.

Russian forces fired níos mó ná 80 missiles on cities across Ukraine on Monday, according to Kyiv, in apparent retaliation for an explosion a rinne damáiste on a key bridge linking the Crimean peninsula to Russia.

Many of the locations hit by cruise missiles and kamikaze drones during the morning rush hour appeared to be solely civilian sites or key pieces of infrastructure, apparently chosen chun na hÚcránaigh a sceimhle.

Tuairiscíonn an Kyiv Independent that there have been strikes on Zaporizhzhia overnight, saying in a tweet shortly before 7am local time that: “Dhírigh fórsaí na Rúise an infrastructure site in the city of Zaporizhzhia, according to Zaporizhzhia Oblast Governor Oleksandr Starukh. Information on casualties and damáistí has not yet been reported.”

In áiteanna eile, the head of Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency is set to say that Ukraine is successfully “turning the tide” against the “ídithe” Russian forces, who are running out of armlón.

  • an líon báis = death toll

  • glaonna = calls

  • mar fhreagra = in response

  • a rinne an Rúis ar fud na hÚcráine = that Russia made all over Ukraine

  • Seacht náisiún = seven nations

  • I rith = during

  • i measc na bpleananna = amongst the plans

  • chun díriú ar = to focus on

  • ionsaithe na Rúise = Russian attacks

  • cathracha = cities

  • oíche Dé Luain = Monday night

  • Dúirt uachtarán Joe Biden = Joe Biden said

  • ceannairí an G7 = G7 leaders

  • chomh maith le cúnamh don Úcráin = as well as aid to Ukraine

  • níos mó ná = more than


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