Canadian PM said - G7 countries will impose more stringent sanctions on Russia, Moscow controls 70 percent of Luhansk Oblast
Russia Ukraine Crisis Due to the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, many countries, including the US, have imposed strict sanctions on Moscow. On Friday itself, the US banned Russia from importing seafood and diamonds.
Many European countries have imposed strict sanctions on Russia for the attack on Ukraine. Meanwhile, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has also warned of strict sanctions along with the G-7 countries. To stand with the people of Ukraine, Canada and our G-7 partners are committed to taking more action that will economically isolate Russia, he said. At the same time, he said that we will put pressure on Putin and his supporters.
To stand with the people of Ukraine, Canada, and our G7 partners are committed to taking more action that will financially isolate Russia, put pressure on Putin and his enablers: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pic.twitter.com/AETnvW2SIg — ANI (@ANI) March 12, 2022
It is known that G-7 is a group of seven most developed countries like America (USA), France, United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Italy, Germany and Japan. It is also called Group of Seven (G-7).
On the other hand, Russia has control over 70 percent of Luhansk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. The news agency AFP quoted Serhiy Haidai, the governor of Luhansk Oblast, as reported.
Zelensky accuses Russia of kidnapping the mayor
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday accused Russia of kidnapping the mayor of the city of Melitopol. He has described the incident as similar to the actions of ISIS terrorists. Zelensky said in a video address Friday evening that they had entered a new phase of terror, in which they were trying to eliminate representatives of Ukraine's legitimate local authorities.
Kirill Timoshenko, deputy head of Ukraine's presidential office, posted a video on Internet media site Telegram. The video shows a group of armed men carrying Mayor Ivan Fedorov at a crossroads.
On February 26, Russian forces captured the southern port city of Melitopol with a population of 150,000. The prosecutor's office of the Luhansk People's Republic, a Moscow-backed rebel zone in eastern Ukraine, said on its website that there was a criminal case against Fedorov.