KYIV—Listed below are the newest developments within the struggle in Ukraine:
Zelensky warning over Mariupol
The ‘elimination’ of the final Ukrainian troops defending the japanese metropolis of in Mariupol would finish peace talks with Russia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warns.
Russia’s defence ministry says it has cleared the entire of the japanese metropolis’s “city space” of Ukrainian forces.
They are saying solely remaining Ukrainian troopers are within the Azovstal metalworks and that their solely probability to stay is to “lay down their arms and give up”.
Russia renews assaults on Kyiv
Russia steps up air strikes on army services in Kyiv, a day after warning it should renew its assault on the capital in response to what it says are Ukrainian assaults on Russian soil.
Moscow says it used sea-based, long-range missiles to hit a tank manufacturing facility. Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko says not less than one particular person was killed and several other wounded.
Zelensky repeats warning over nuclear weapons
The world ought to put together for the attainable use by Russia of nuclear weapons, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky tells journalists Saturday, repeating an earlier warning.
Sanctions and reprisals
Amid escalating tit-for-tat sanctions, Russia bans entry to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and several other of his senior ministers.
The Kremlin additionally steps up a crackdown on dissent at residence, including 9 outstanding Kremlin critics and journalists to its rising record of “international brokers”
A Russian court docket orders the pre-trial jailing of a Siberian information editor for alleging that 11 riot police refused to affix the army marketing campaign in Ukraine.
Three killed in demining operation
Three sappers have been killed and 4 wounded whereas making an attempt to clear mines close to the japanese metropolis of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s inside minister Denys Monastyrsky says.
Russia says shot down arms cargo
Russia’s defence ministry claims to have shot down a Ukrainian transport airplane carrying weapons equipped by western international locations within the Odessa area.
Many don’t have any properties to return to: UN
Most of the practically 5 million individuals who have fled Ukraine is not going to have properties to return to, the United Nations warns.
UNHCR, the UN refugee company, says 4,836,445 million Ukrainians have left the nation because the Russian invasion on February 24: up 40,200 on Friday’s whole.
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