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in Ukraine: Russian attacks hit Kyiv, Odessa and other locations across Ukraine as Moscow appears to be Change her combat plan To force Ukraine to relinquish its claims to its southern and eastern lands.
- The number of people fleeing the war has reached more than 3.5 million, UNHCR said, adding that about 12 million people are stuck in the affected areas.
- Near Kyiv, where the fighting had reached a stalemate, Russian forces appeared to undermine Ukrainian positions with artillery strikes and long-range missiles. On Monday, the rumble of artillery shelling was almost constant.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, in an online post, that 8,057 people were rescued on Monday through eight humanitarian corridors in several cities, including Kyiv and Mariupol. “We were also able to deliver 200 tons of humanitarian aid,” he added.
in Washington: President Biden said that Russian President Vladimir Putin Back Against the Wall Warning that he may use harsher tactics in Ukraine.
“He’s already used chemical weapons in the past, and we need to be careful about what’s to come,” Biden said during remarks ahead of the Business Roundtable’s CEO quarterly meeting.
President Biden will travel to Brussels for a series of meetings with US allies on the Ukraine war and the West’s response to it.
In Russia: The largest airport in the country, Sheremetyevo International Airport, Leave part of its employees due to low demand. Moscow summoned US Ambassador John Sullivan on Monday to hand him a protest note President Biden’s comment that his Russian counterpart, Russian President Vladimir PutinHe is a “war criminal”.
in Europe: Support for an EU-wide ban On the purchase of Russian oil is growing within the bloc, which represents a significant shift in the position of the continent.
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