As the Russia-Ukraine warfare enters its 26th day, we instrumentality a look astatine the main developments.
People stitchery extracurricular their destroyed buildings aft a bombing successful Satoya, Kyiv [File: Rodrigo Abd/AP]
Published On 21 Mar 2022
These are the cardinal events truthful acold connected Monday, March 21. Get the latest updates here.Fighting Russia has shelled houses and a buying country successful Kyiv’s Podil district, sidesplitting astatine slightest 4 people, metropolis authorities say. An authoritative successful Odesa says Russia has started utilizing “unmanned aerial vehicles successful municipality areas”. Ukraine and its Western backers accidental Russian crushed forces person not precocious overmuch successful the past week, concentrating alternatively connected artillery and rocket attacks – often into municipality centres. Iryna Vereshchuk, Ukraine’s lawman premier minister, has rejected a Russian telephone for Ukrainian forces successful Mariupol to laic down their arms. UK defence ministry says Russian forces advancing from Crimea are trying to spell astir Mykolaiv arsenic they effort to get to Odesa. Dmytro Zhyvytskyy, politician of Sumy, says the villages of Novoselytsya and Verkhnya Syrovatka person been contaminated by an ammonia leak astatine a chemic works successful the northeastern portion of the metropolis besieged by Russian troops.
Diplomacy Russian and Ukrainian negotiators volition proceed with their online talks connected Monday, according to the Ukrainska Pravda. Turkey’s overseas curate says Russia and Ukraine are nearing agreement connected “critical” issues and helium is hopeful for a ceasefire if the 2 sides did not backtrack. European Union overseas ministers volition conscionable connected Monday to commencement discussing imposing tougher sanctions connected Russia, including an lipid embargo. US President Joe Biden arrives successful Brussels connected Thursday for summits with the 30 members of NATO, the EU, and successful a Group of Seven (G7) format including Japan. 3.3 cardinal refugees More than 3.3 cardinal refugees person fled Ukraine since the penetration and astir 6.5 cardinal are thought to beryllium internally displaced wrong the country, the UN exile bureau has said. The First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, has called connected the World Council of Churches to assistance organise “real” humanitarian corridors.
You tin work cardinal moments from Day 25 here.
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