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2022年04月13日

ロシアがチェルノブイリ原発に侵攻したわけ

ロシア軍がチェルノブイリ原発に侵攻したとき、日本では同原発から放射性物質の飛散など危険な事態が発生するのではないかと心配する声が上がりました。

しかし、私はこれで一安心していたのです。ウクライナのテロリストは自国民を盾に使っているくらいですから、原発を破壊して周辺を広く汚染し、ロシア軍が入り込めないようにする恐れのほうが、差し迫った危険だと私は考えました。

ロシア軍がチェルノブイリ原発に侵攻後間もなく、原発の操作員とみられる者(右側)とロシアの兵士(左側)がパソコン画面を見ながら会話をしている画像が流れました。

チェルノブイリ原発では、ウクライナ側によって電源を断たれるトラブルはありましたが、数日で電源供給は復旧しています。ベラルーシからの給電ルートを確保すると話もありました。

テロリストがチェルノブイリ原発を破壊した場合、ベラルーシに汚染が及びますから、ベラルーシも安全確保についてロシア側に要請していたかもしれません。

ロシア軍は、ザポリージャ原発にも侵攻し、ここでは研修施設とされる建物が全焼しましたが、これはウクライナ側が放火したものです。
2022年03月06日
ウクライナの核兵器計画がザポリージャ原発で発見される

この原発のドニエプル川上流には、ザポリージャの市街にダムがあり、これが決壊するとザポリージャ原発が運転不能になるとされています。かつて、地元の有力者が対ロシアの戦略としてこのダム破壊に言及していたことがあります。

こちらもテロ行為が懸念されていたわけですが、今回、ロシア側によって核兵器開発計画関連資料が発見されています。

私は、ウクライナの原発へのロシア軍侵攻と現地での交戦などについては取り上げてきませんでした。それはロシア軍の侵攻は歓迎すべきものと考えていたからです。(そんな考えを書いたら、批判が集中したでしょう。)

でも、最近になって、原発へのロシア軍の侵攻を肯定的にとらえる論調も目にしました。

元NATO 軍事アナリスト Jacques Baud氏の投稿記事に次のようにあります。

To the north, the Chernobyl plant is occupied immediately to prevent acts of sabotage. The images of Ukrainian and Russian soldiers jointly guarding the plant are naturally not shown…
北側では、破壊行為を防ぐためにチェルノブイリ原発を即座に占拠している。ウクライナとロシアの兵士が共同で原発を守っている映像は、当然映されない...。

この件では、SNSで懸念を表明する方が日本でも多数おられたようです。危険を啓発することは悪いことではないです。ただ、それが度を超すと、害に転じることもありましょう。
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チェチェン軍のアゾフスタール工場内での戦い





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ロシアとベラルーシが統合強化へ

Russia, Belarus must enhance integration amid West’s sanction war − Putin
"I am certain that in the current situation, where the Western countries have unleashed a total sanction war against Russia and Belarus," the Russian leader said
VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME /Amur Region/, April 12. /TASS/. Moscow and Minsk should strengthen integration in a situation where the West has unleashed a total sanction war, Russian President Vladmir Putin said after talks with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday.

"I am certain that in the current situation, where the Western countries have unleashed a total sanction war against Russia and Belarus, it is important to strengthen our integration within the framework of the Union State. We are unanimous in this respect," Putin said.

"We will continue to present a common front to resist any attempts to slow down the development of our countries or to artificially isolate them from the global economy," Putin said. "I believe that this (attempts to isolate Russia and Belarus - TASS) is absolutely futile. Russia and Belarus are connected by many economic bonds, including those within the framework of our industrial cooperation, and such attempts against us will certainly fail."

"I am confident that we will get stronger, because we are going to develop our own competences and have no intention to isolate ourselves," Putin said.

He stressed that the governments of the two countries had "made arrangements for import substitution and smooth functioning of financial and commodity markets."

"Among the priority tasks to be coped with in the process of building the Union State there are the unification and harmonization of bilateral trade, elimination of administrative and technical barriers and creation of equal opportunities for Russian and Belarusian citizens and for business," Putin said. He recalled that this was the task of the 28 industrial integration programs adopted last year.

"We are close allies and we build our relations on the unshakable principles of mutual respect and support, on the traditions of friendship and neighborliness, a common history, spiritual and cultural values and tight bonds of kinship," Putin said. He described Belarus as Russia’s leading trading and economic partner in the CIS, which in terms of cooperation was Russia’s fourth biggest partner in the world. "In 2021, the trade turnover was up by more than one third to $40 billion," Putin said.
VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME /Amur Region/ 4月12日。/ロシアのプーチン大統領は、ベラルーシのアレクサンドル・ルカシェンコ大統領との会談の後、「西側が制裁戦争を展開している状況では、モスクワとミンスクは統合を強化すべきである」と述べた。

「西側諸国がロシアとベラルーシに対して全面的な制裁戦争を展開している現状では、連合国家の枠組みの中で我々の統合を強化することが重要であることは間違いない。この点で我々は一致している」とプーチンは述べた。

「我々は、両国の発展を遅らせたり、人為的に世界経済から孤立させようとするいかなる試みにも抵抗するために、共通の戦線を示し続けるだろう」とプーチンは述べた。「私はこれ(ロシアとベラルーシを孤立させようとする試み-タス)が絶対に無益だと信じている。ロシアとベラルーシは産業協力の枠組みを含む多くの経済的絆でつながっており、我々に対するそのような試みは確実に失敗するだろう。"

"私は、我々は独自の能力を開発するつもりであり、自分自身を孤立させる意図はないので、我々はより強くなると確信しています "とプーチン氏は述べています。

彼は、両国政府が "輸入代替と金融・商品市場の円滑な機能のための手配をした "と強調した。

プーチンは、「連邦国家を構築する過程で対処すべき優先的なタスクの中には、二国間貿易の統一と調和、行政的・技術的障壁の撤廃、ロシアとベラルーシの国民と企業のための平等な機会の創出がある」と述べました。昨年採択された28の産業統合プログラムの課題はこれであったと、プーチンは振り返った。

「私たちは緊密な同盟国であり、相互尊重と支援という揺るぎない原則、友情と隣人愛という伝統、共通の歴史、精神的・文化的価値、親族の固い絆の上に関係を築いています」とプーチンは述べた。彼は、ベラルーシをロシアのCISにおける主要な貿易・経済パートナーであり、協力関係においては、ロシアの世界第4位のパートナーであると説明した。"2021年には、貿易高が3分の1以上増えて400億ドルになった "とプーチンは述べた。

www.DeepL.com/Translator(無料版)で翻訳しました。

Lukashenko says he had long demanded to switch to settlements in Russian rubles
The president stressed that today Belarus paid for energy and other things in Russian rubles

VLADIVOSTOK, April 13. /TASS/. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting with the governor of Russia’s Primorsky Territory Oleg Kozhemyako on Wednesday said that he had long supported transitioning to settlements between Moscow and Minsk in Russian rubles.

"The Russian ruble does not bother us. I have long demanded that we should switch to settlements in Russian rubles. We do not need dollars and euros. But it was impossible to break through all that," Lukashenko said.

"Today we pay for energy and other things in Russian rubles. That suits us. We sell using Russian rubles and everything we need, resources, we also buy using Russian rubles," he added.
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Japan ramps up anti-Russia sanctions

Japan ramps up anti-Russia sanctions
Tokyo has approved new anti-Russia sanctions, freezing assets of companies and hundreds of individuals

Japan approved additional sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, freezing the assets of a further 398 Russian individuals. The list includes family members of top Russian officials, namely the wife of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and President Vladimir Putin's two daughters, Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova.

"To prevent a further escalation of the crisis, realize a cease-fire as soon as possible and stop the Russian invasion of Ukraine, our country must impose tough sanctions against Moscow while working with the international community," Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno told a news conference.

The move brings to 499 the total number of Russian individuals subject to asset freezes by Japanese authorities since the beginning of the conflict between Moscow and Ukraine in late February. Up to now, Tokyo had targeted top Russian officials and lawmakers, including Putin and Lavrov, as well as senior military commanders. It was not immediately clear whether any of the affected Russians actually had assets in Japan to freeze.

Japan will also freeze the assets of a further 28 Russian organizations believed to be linked to the country’s military industry. The freeze will also affect two top Russian banks, Sberbank and Alfa Bank, with the restrictions set to kick in on May 12.

In a separate move, Japan’s economy minister Koichi Hagiuda announced the country would impose additional import bans on Russian goods. The list includes a total of 38 goods subject to the ban, namely certain machinery, lumber products and some alcoholic beverages, including vodka.

The import ban is set to take effect next Tuesday. The goods subject to the ban can be easily procured elsewhere and selected to minimize the impact on Japan's own economy, Hagiuda explained.

The minister also reiterated the pledge to phase out Russian coal imports, made by Tokyo last week. However, he didn’t elaborate on exactly when that would happen, explaining that the move must be carefully planned first.

"At first, we will carefully assess electricity demand for the summer and winter, as well as the influence on industries," he said.

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ウクライナの軍事的敗北が決定的に 停戦成立に期待

2022/4/12、マリウポリの港湾地帯から、アゾフやウクライナ軍民兵などが大量に包囲突破、脱出を試みましたが、失敗し、1000人以上がロシア軍・ドネツクの部隊に降伏しました。

この地域には、NATOの兵士もいてウクライナ側の戦力の最大の拠点になっていました。ロシア軍は、ここを包囲し兵糧攻め作戦を続けてきました。

アゾフの幹部やNATOの兵士を脱出させる試みが繰り返されましたが、ヘリコプターの利用、船舶の利用ともにロシア軍にくじかれています。4/12は120台ほどの各種車両による脱出の試みでした。

ウクライナ軍の軍事的敗北が決定的になり、ゼリンスキーはこれを認めなければならないでしょう。ウクライナ政府は、国民に武器を渡し、戦うことを強要していますので散発的な戦闘は残るとみられますが、大勢は決しました。

4/12の米国株式は、高く始まり、下落して終わりましたが、時間外では終値での下落幅を超えて高く推移しており、日本株も前日の大幅下落分を取り戻しました。
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ブリンケンがインド外相にロシアからの原油輸入はインドのためにならないと述べる






Indian PM may be dropped from G7 meeting – media
Modi is at risk of being ditched from the gathering over New Delhi’s stance on the Ukraine conflict, Bloomberg reported

Germany wanted to invite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a guest to a G7 summit that it will host in June, but may reconsider due to New Delhi’s refusal to condemn Russia for its attack on Ukraine, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.

The list of guests for the event in Bavaria was compiled before the attack in late February by Russia and also includes nations like Senegal, South Africa and Indonesia, the news outlet said, citing sources familiar with the situation.

When asked for comment, a spokesman for Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the head of the German government “would like to see as many international partners as possible joining the [anti-Russian] sanctions,” and that the list of G7 invitees would be revealed when it is finalized.
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ブラジルの兵士はインポで悩んでいる?

Brazilian military hard up to explain Viagra purchase
Opposition blasts President Bolsonaro over 35,000-plus impotence pills bought mainly for the navy
Critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have been piling onto the populist after reports arose on Monday that his government had approved the purchase of more than 35,320 doses of generic Viagra for the country’s armed forces.

Worker's Party president Gleisi Hoffman condemned the “criminal spending spree” while presidential aspirant Ciro Gomes called the purchase “tough to justify” and an “absurdity,” adding that it was “no coincidence” that it happened during the presidency of Bolsonaro, whom Gomes accused of acting to “dishonor the uniform.”

ブラジル軍、バイアグラ購入の説明に窮する
主に海軍のために購入された35,000錠以上のインポテンツピルについて、野党はボルソナロ大統領を非難している。
ブラジルのジャイールボルソナロ大統領の批評家は、彼の政府が国の軍隊のために35,320用量以上のジェネリックバイアグラの購入を承認したという報告が月曜日に起こった後、ポピュリストを非難している。

労働者党のグレイシ・ホフマン大統領は「犯罪支出」を非難し、大統領志望者のシロ・ゴメスはこの購入を「正当化するのは難しい」と「不条理」と呼び、ゴメスがボルソナロ大統領の任期中に起こったのは「偶然ではない」と付け加えた。 「制服を不名誉にする」ために行動したと非難された。
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ロシアとウクライナの交渉が膠着状態に

Moscow puts pressure on peace talks with ‘public statements’, Kiev claims
The Russian president said the negotiations ran into a “deadlock” as Kiev reneged on what had been agreed upon
Ukrainian presidential adviser Mikhail Podolyak on Tuesday accused Russia of putting pressure on the peace talks process through making “certain public statements.” The remarks came after Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted the talks had run into a “deadlock.”

“Negotiations are extremely difficult. Online in working subgroups. But they go on. It is clear that the emotional background in the negotiation process today is grim. It is clear that the Ukrainian delegation works exclusively within a framework that is pro-Ukrainian and transparent,” Podolyak told the local media, accusing Moscow of deliberately complicating the process.

It is also clear that the Russian side adheres to its traditional tactics of publicly putting pressure on the negotiation process, including through making certain public statements.

The remarks came after Russia’s president admitted that the negotiations had effectively run into a “deadlock.” Putin blamed the Ukrainian side for the stalemate, stating that Kiev had reneged on what had been agreed on during talks in Istanbul, Turkey late in March.

“Kiev has walked away from the Istanbul agreements. [We] have returned to a deadlock,” Putin said while speaking at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia’s Far East.

Russia and Ukraine have engaged in several rounds of peace talks after the conflict between the two countries broke out late in February. The negotiations have not yielded any tangible results yet apart from the two sides finding certain common grounds on humanitarian issues stemming from the ongoing fighting.

Moscow attacked the neighboring state following Ukraine’s failure to implement the terms of the Minsk agreements signed in 2014, and Russia’s eventual recognition of the Donbass republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. The German and French brokered Minsk Protocol was designed to give the breakaway regions special status within the Ukrainian state.

Russia has since demanded that Ukraine officially declare itself a neutral country that will never join the US-led NATO military bloc. Kiev insists the Russian offensive was completely unprovoked and has denied claims it was planning to retake the two republics by force.

Russia-Ukraine peace talks 'deadlocked' – Putin
The Russian president has accused Kiev of reneging on what was agreed in Istanbul

Kiev has gone back on the tentative agreements made between the Ukrainian and Russian negotiating teams in Istanbul in late March, Vladimir Putin has claimed. According to the Russian president, the peace talks have now “returned to a deadlock”.

Ukraine has refused to recognize Crimea as Russian and the Donbass republics as independent, Putin explained at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia's Far East on Tuesday. He emphasized that those two points were key topics without which no progress could be reached in the talks.

The latest round of negotiations between Moscow and Kiev was held two weeks ago in Istanbul, Turkey, where, according to the Russian side, the Ukrainian delegation offered its first draft of written proposals on how to resolve the conflict.

While the head of Russia’s negotiating team, Vladimir Medinsky, expressed some cautious optimism in the wake of the talks in Istanbul, saying Ukraine had signaled that it was ready to declare itself a neutral state, there still remained some major stumbling blocks.

Moscow is demanding that Kiev officially recognize Crimea as part of Russia and the republics in Donbass as independent states. Crimea voted to leave Ukraine and rejoin Russia shortly after the 2014 Maidan coup in Kiev. During the talks in Istanbul, the Ukrainian delegation promised that Kiev would not attempt to reclaim the Donbass republics by force, and suggested holding separate negotiations on the status of Crimea over the course of 15 years.

However, last Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Ukraine had submitted new written proposals that deviated from what was offered during the in-person talks. The new proposal, according to Lavrov, fails to mention that the security guarantees Kiev wants to obtain from leading world powers do not cover Crimea.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told Germany’s Bild on Friday that Kiev still sees talks with Russia as the only way out of the current crisis.

Ukrainian negotiators proposed in Istanbul that Ukraine become a non-aligned country in exchange for legally binding security guarantees. Russia repeatedly named Ukraine’s aspirations to join NATO as one of the reasons for the military campaign Moscow launched against the neighboring state last month.

The leaders of Russia and Belarus met at the Russian spaceport on Tuesday, commemorating the 61st anniversary of the first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin. Putin thanked his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko for his role in making peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine possible in the first place. Prior to Istanbul talks, representatives of Russia and Ukraine held three face-to-face meetings in Belarus. Negotiations started on February 28 in the Gomel region. They then continued on March 3 and 7 in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. The talks continued from there via video link.

The Russian president stressed that "in large part, it was possible to start direct dialogue with the Ukrainian side thanks to the Belarusian president's personal efforts." The Russian head of state added that, in his eyes, Belarus was a suitable place for "further contacts" between Moscow and Kiev.

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told Sky News last Thursday that Moscow hopes the military offensive in Ukraine will end in the near future, possibly “in the coming days,” through either the Russian military reaching its goals or the finalization of an agreement between the two countries.
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Ukraine air defense system destroyed just days after donation by Slovakia - Russian MoD

‘EU-supplied’ S-300 launchers obliterated – Russia
Slovakia reported delivering its only S-300 weapons system to Ukraine last week
Russian forces have destroyed foreign-supplied S-300 anti-aircraft launchers in a number of precision strikes on Ukraine, the Defense Ministry, in Moscow, claimed on Monday. Days earlier, Slovakia reported the donation of a battery of old Soviet-made S-300 air defense missiles to Kiev.

In its regular briefing on the ongoing military action in Ukraine, the Russian Defense Ministry reported hitting a hangar “on the southern outskirts of the city of Dnepropetrovsk,” where “equipment from an S-300 battery supplied to the Ukrainian regime by one of the European nations” was hidden.

The barrage of sea-launched Kalibr missiles destroyed four S-300 launchers and as many as 25 Ukrainian troops in the Sunday strike, ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov claimed. He used the old name of the city, which Ukrainian authorities renamed Dnepro in 2016 to distance it from the Soviet period of the country’s history.

The Russian official also reported destroying an S-300 targeting radar in a separate overnight precision airstrike near Uspenovka. The general didn’t specify which of the multiple villages of that name in Ukraine he was referring to, and didn’t say whether the radar was part of the battery supplied by the foreign nation.

Last Friday, Slovakia announced that it had donated its only S-300 battery to Ukraine. The weapon system was part of the NATO member’s legacy from the Warsaw Pact days, when it formed part of Czechoslovakia. It was not clear how many vehicles were sent to Ukraine. A regular S-300 battery can have as few as four and as many as 12 launchers using a single radar to identify targets, and is controlled by a single command post.

Prime Minister Eduard Heger assured citizens that the country’s national security would not be compromised since “allies” agreed to boost its air defense in return. US President Joe Biden said his country would provide an American Patriot missile battery as a replacement and thanked Bratislava for agreeing to give the S-300 to Kiev. Elements of the Patriot system started arriving in Slovakia three weeks ago, according to its defense minister.

Responding to Russian claims on Twitter, Prime Minister Heger called them a “hoax” and “Russian propaganda.” The statement was apparently based on a denial that Slovakia received from Kiev.

Washington reportedly wanted another NATO member, Turkey, to strike a similar deal with Ukraine and send it a Russian-supplied S-400, which is more advanced than the S-300. Ankara rejected the idea, saying the system would remain in its possession. In 2020, the US imposed sanctions on Turkey for buying the S-400s from Russia under a deal signed in 2017.

S-400システムは、操作に専門的な知識と訓練が必要なようですが、S-300はそれほどの専門知識は必要としないのでしょうか。ロシアは、スロバキアからの陸送の過程を観察していたということになります。



Nukes or Fertilizer Plant, You Decide: ‘EU-supplied’ S-300 launchers and surrounding area obliterated – Russia
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