RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: Ukrainian troops barricade Europe’s largest nuclear energy plant, Russia warns of ‘nuclear World Conflict III’, Roman Abramovich places Chelsea up on the market for £3billion and Wetherspoons bans Russian beer
Preventing befell in Kharkiv at present after Russian paratroopers landed whereas forces took Kherson and Ukrainians desperately tried to flee Kyiv.
Fears are rising that Russia might intensify its bombardment of the Ukrainian capital with a 40-mile convoy of tanks and different army automobiles piled on the outskirts.
It comes after Ukrainian officers stated Russian forces fired on the Kiev TV tower and Ukraine’s important Holocaust memorial in an assault that killed 5 folks.
About 80 p.c of Russia’s invading forces are actually stated to be in Ukraine, with as much as 15,000 troops – a whole Russian military division – heading in the direction of Kyiv.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is about to replace MPs at present on his talks with allies in Jap Europe as Britain steps up stress on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
Nevertheless, he dominated out that NATO was patrolling a no-fly zone over Ukraine throughout his journey to go to allies, and stated taking pictures down Russian planes was not into account.
In the meantime, the International Workplace is anticipated to announce additional monetary sanctions towards Moscow banks and ban all Russia-linked ships from docking in UK ports.
And Joe Biden warned Russia that Vladimir Putin “has no concept what’s coming” as he accused the nation of “underestimating” Western allies and the Ukrainian folks.
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