The Canadian Parliament unanimously approved a resolution on Wednesday Recognizes the Russian invasion of Ukraine as “genocide”.
The resolution was tabled by Vice-Chancellor Heather McPherson. Is unrestricted and does not require the Canadian government to take any actionAs reported CBC News.
The movement claims that the killing of Ukrainian civilians, desecration of corpses, forcible transfer of Ukrainian children to Russian territory, torture and rape by Russian troops are genocide.
“Barriers have been used too slowly, too late, they have allowed Russian oligarchs to hide their wealth, so they are not appropriate,” McPherson said.
McPherson added that he wanted more federal funds to be sent to the International Criminal Court to ensure that there was sufficient evidence to investigate the atrocities in Ukraine.
Moreover, the Latvian parliament last week passed a resolution accusing Russia of committing “genocide” against the Ukrainian people.
Ukraine warned on Wednesday that it expects “very difficult weeks” in the war against RussiaWho are preparing Start a “big attack”.
“The most difficult weeks are waiting for us,” wrote the Ukrainian Defense Minister. Oleksi ResnikovOn Facebook. “Russia has already mobilized forces for a major offensive in eastern Ukraine” and will try to “inflict as much damage as possible” thus causing “devastating and painful losses”.He added.
In addition, he told the Ukrainians, “In the coming days we will need all our regression and our extraordinary unity.” He pointed out These weeks “will determine the future of our country.”
In the third month since the Russian invasion of UkraineMoscow concentrated its war efforts in the east and south of the country.
Kyiv acknowledged the Russian advances in the east of the country, where Vladimir Putin’s troops captured several cities in the region. Donbass.
For his part, the mayor of Q, Vitaly KlitschkoRussia promised on Wednesday that its goal was to occupy the Ukrainian capital and occupy the entire country, which has now re-deployed its troops to launch an offensive in the east.
“The Russians are trying to occupy the whole country. A few years ago, we thought the target was Crimea, but it was not. (We thought it was Donetsk and Lukansk regions, it was not. The scope continues to be the capital of Ukraine, kyiv, because the capital has a symbolic status, it is the heart of the country, ”Klitschko said after speaking electronically before the European Commission on Territories.
(With information from the European Press)