This Sixth day of Russia’s war in Ukraine. On the night of the renewed bombing of the main Ukrainian cities of Kiev and Kharkov, in Odirga, 70 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a Russian artillery attack on their base. Anti-aircraft alarms sounded in all four western regions of the country, one near the Polish border. In a new message, President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of war crimes. He called on the EU to approve his country’s immediate annexation. According to new satellite images, the column of several hundred Russian military vehicles is advancing in the direction of Kyiv, actually 64 kilometers long.
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Ukraine sells “war bonds” to fund its military
Update, March 1, 9:28 AM The BBC reports that the Ukrainian government has announced today that it intends to sell the first bonds to finance the armed forces protecting the country from Russian invasion.
Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance wrote on Twitter that each year’s bond would have a face value of 1,000 Ukrainian hryvnia ($ 33.27) and that the interest rate offered to investors would be “determined by auction.”
“Proceeds from the bonds will be used to meet the needs of the Ukrainian Armed Forces,” he added.
The city of Gerson, surrounded by the Russians
Update, March 1, 8:50 AM The city of Gershon in southern Ukraine is “surrounded” by Russian troops, according to Mayor Igor Kolikov and Kiev Independent journalist Aliona Panina.
“The Russian military has set up checkpoints at the entrance to Kherson. Kherson was and will be in Ukraine,” the mayor wrote on Facebook.
Journalist Aliona Panina told a television station that it was difficult to deliver to food stores because the warehouses were located outside the city. Local people benefit from water and electricity.
“The city is practically surrounded, there are a lot of Russian soldiers and military equipment everywhere, and they have set up checkpoints at the exit points,” the journalist said.
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Johannes: Romania “fully” supports EU integration into Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia
Update, March 1, 8:35 AM President Glas Ihanis says Romania “fully” supports the integration of Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia into the European Union. The report comes after Ukraine Invasion of Russia, Member signed the application To the European Union.
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70 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Otirka
Update, March 1, 8:15 AM 70 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in an artillery attack on their base in Otirka.
The BBC reports that Ukrainian authorities have confirmed that at least 70 soldiers were killed in an artillery attack by Russian forces on their military base on Sunday.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base.
On Monday, rescue teams were still searching for the wreckage and trying to find survivors. Eternal glory to the heroes of Ukraine, ”the Ukrainian parliament paid tribute to the military on Twitter. The record states that the soldiers were killed by Grod missiles.
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New attacks by the Russian army on the capital Kiev and the city of Kharkov
Update, March 1, 7:15 pm Agerpres writes that the Russian military’s attacks on the capital, Kiev, and the city of Kharkov continued overnight.
In Kharkov, Russian forces detonated supplies, quoted Mayor Ihor Derekov as saying by Ukrinform news agency. These attacks seem to have caused problems in the supply of electricity and water.
The top floors of two tall buildings were destroyed, UNIAN news agency reported.
The information could not be verified independently.
At the same time, Russian troops advanced towards the capital. Ukrainian military personnel wrote on Facebook that the situation was tense.
Ukrainian intelligence has announced an attack on the southern Ukrainian city of Gershon.
New satellite images – The convoy of Russian military vehicles is 64 km long
Update, March 1, 7:00 pm A column of Russian tanks was discovered outside Kiev on Monday night. The convoy is 64 km long. These satellite images were sent by the Maxer monitoring company.
Satellite images of Maxar show a Russian military convoy covering about 64 km north of Kyiv. The convoy is significantly larger than the initial reports released on Monday.
Maxar said ground forces and ground-based aerial helicopter units were spotted in southern Belarus, 32 km north of the Ukrainian border.
The column includes hundreds of armored vehicles, tanks, artillery and logistics support vehicles, Reuters reported.
Several explosions were heard overnight in cities across the country.
Update, March 1, 1:00 p.m. Pictures taken from the satellite show a large convoy of Russian military vehicles with a total length of approximately 27 kilometers in the direction of Kiev. Reuters reports.
Satellite images on Monday show Russian ground forces approaching the Ukrainian capital. According to Maxer Technologies, the convoy, which was stationed on the eastern edge of Antonov Airport, was carrying hundreds of armored vehicles, tanks, towed artillery and logistics support vehicles and was heading south in the direction of Kiev.
At the same time, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov He criticized EU plans in a statement on Monday To supply arms to UkraineRussia will pursue its national interests despite international sanctions.
Biden, “Secure Telecommunications” with Allies
Updated March 1, 12:40 AM US President Joe Biden held “secure” telecommunications talks with Western leaders on Monday War in Ukraine And maintaining global economic stability. According to someone White House press release, The Allies agreed to provide assistance to Ukraine and to impose “heavy costs” on Russia. The Allies agreed to make every effort to maintain global economic stability, including energy prices.
After the conversation, Biden wrote on Twitter: “Today I spoke with the Allies and our allies about Russia’s unprovoked war against Ukraine. We continue to support the Ukrainian people in defending their country.
Zelensky, a new message to Ukraine: the evil of missiles must be stopped immediately
Updated March 1, 12:37 AM President Volodymyr Zelensky asked In a speech Monday night, the UN Russia withdraws from Security Council: “Evil forces armed with missiles, bombs and artillery must be stopped immediately. Economically destroyed. To show that mankind is capable of defending itself. I kill people in Chernivtsi, Mariupol, Donetsk, “he said.
“The government is committing crimes against civilians. Cannot be a member of the Security Council. For such a state, access to all ports, canals and airports in the world must be stopped, ”said the President of Ukraine.
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