April 2022


May 17, 2022

April 30

The tricycle fell into an artificial canal at Itaj al-Barud, Egypt. Eight children were killed and four people were saved. Russia's invasion of Ukraine: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that sanctions must be lifted as part of peace negotiations between Ukraine and Russia.

April 29

As a result of the bombing of a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, 10 people were killed and 15 injured. Six soldiers and four rebels of the Patriot for Change Coalition died in a shootout at a military facility in Bakouma in the Central African Republic. Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted an invitation to the upcoming G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, despite Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was also invited to the summit.

April 28

Nine people were killed and 13 injured after two bombs exploded on two Shia-majority buses in Mazar-i Sharif, Balkh Province. Russia's invasion of Ukraine: Two massive explosions took place in Kiev after Russia launched rocket attacks during a visit to the city by UN Secretary General António Guterres. At least ten civilians were injured and the journalist of Radio Free Europe / Radio Freedom died, Dritan Abazović became the new Prime Minister of Montenegro. A small meteor traveling at a speed of about 55,000. mph (88,514 km / h) exploded over western Mississippi in the United States, causing several sonic booms.

April 27

Russia's invasion of Ukraine: The Ukrainian Air Force hit the TV tower in Kherson with a missile, temporarily forcing Russian TV to turn off the antenna in the occupied Kherson region. Russia said it attacked 59 Ukrainian military facilities during the night, including a depot in the Zaporizhia oblast where weapons from the United States and Europe were stored. Russia said the anti-aircraft defense had shot down a Ukrainian drone over the Kursk region, while several explosions and a fire in an ammunition depot were reported in the Belgorod region. Ukraine has described the explosions in Russia as "retribution" and "karma" for the invasion of Moscow. Oleksandr Kobets became the de facto mayor of the city of Kherson, which had been occupied by Russian forces since March 2 that year. Gazprom said it had "completely suspended gas supplies" to gas companies in Poland and Bulgaria "due to non-payment in rubles." Bulgaria, Poland and the European Union condemned the suspension of supplies. The suspension of gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria caused an increase in natural gas prices, and also caused the Russian ruble in Moscow's trade to reach the highest level in relation to the euro in 2 years. The Central African Republic adopted bitcoin as legal tender after the legislature unanimously approved the law.

April 26

20 Muslims died in the Gonder riots in the Amhara region of Ethiopia. COVID-19 pandemic: As of April 26, the number of confirmed infections worldwide exceeded 510 million and deaths exceeded 6.2 million. Russia's invasion of Ukraine: According to the Ukrainian authorities, a Russian missile strike destroyed a strategic bridge across the Dniester estuary in the Odessa Oblast. Germany announced the delivery to Ukraine of 50 Gepard anti-aircraft tanks, the country's first heavy weapon since the start of Russia's invasion, Gazprom said it would stop delivering natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria via the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline as both countries rejected Russia's demand to pay for fossil fuel supplies in Russian rubles. Poland did not anticipate interruptions in natural gas supplies. However, the suspension of gas supplies to Bulgaria "poses a serious challenge to the security of supply to that country" because