On Wednesday, Russian fighting intensified in Kyiv and other big cities in Ukraine. Russian airborne troops have landed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv and attacked a local hospital.
Today is the seventh day of the Russia-Ukraine War. On Wednesday, Russia with fighting intensifying in Kyiv and other big cities in Ukraine. Russia’s defence ministry said it was planning to strike targets in Kyiv used by Ukraine’s security service.
Previously on Tuesday, an Indian student lost his life in the shelling in Kharkiv. In a press conference, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said no more Indian nationals are left behind in Kyiv and emphasized the government’s efforts to evacuate citizens from Kharkiv.
Here are the latest ten developments on Russia-Ukraine War
- On day 7, Ukraine launches emergency helpline as Russia escalates attack
On Day 7 of its invasion, Ukraine’s State Emergency Services has launched a helpline on WhatsApp to send people information and critical news about the local situation and safety measures as Russia stepped up the assault.
- Russian paratroops land in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, attack local hospital
The Ukrainian army said,
“Russian airborne troops landed in Kharkiv… and attacked a local hospital. There is an ongoing fight.”
A day after the deadly shelling, Russian airborne troops have landed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv and attacked a local hospital.
- Biden shuts airspace for Russia, says Putin’s actions were deliberate, unprovoked
US President Joe Biden has shut airspace for Russia and condemned the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine and calling them deliberate and unprovoked.
- When dictators don’t pay the price, they cause more chaos: Biden
Ahead of Joe Biden’s first primetime State of the Union speech to Congress, the White House has released excerpts of the address. The US President will use the opportunity to condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
“Throughout our history, we’ve learned this lesson – when dictators do not pay the price for their aggression, they cause more chaos. They keep moving. And, the costs and threats to America and the world keep rising.”
- Biden to ban Russian aircraft from US airspace
According to two people familiar with the US President’s first State of the Union, Joe Biden plans to declare that the US is following Canada and the European Union in banning Russian planes from its airspace in vengeance for the invasion of Ukraine.
- World Bank seeking to provide $3 billion aid package for war-torn Ukraine
In a joint statement, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva World Bank President David Malpasssaid the aid organization is preparing a $3 billion aid package for war-torn Ukraine, which will include at least $350 million in immediate funds.
- The Ukrainian city of Kherson falls to Russia
On the 7th day of the War, Russian forces have reportedly seized control of Kherson, a city in southern Ukraine, as Moscow stepped up assaults. Although, there has been no word from local officials.
- Brave Ukrainian citizens climb atop enemy tanks to slow down Russian advance
Brave Ukrainian civilians climbed atop enemy tanks to slow down the Russian advance on the city of Bakhmach in the Chernihiv region.
Moldova’s borders opened for Indian students, talks on for evacuation from Bucharest: Scindia
On Tuesday, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia left for Romanian capital Bucharest to facilitate the evacuation of Indians stranded in Ukraine.
“Moldova’s borders have been opened for incoming Indian students. Proper shelter and food arrangements will be made. Talks are making arrangements to travel to Bucharest for onward flight to India,”
- Indian embassy issues urgent advisory urges nationals to avoid congested Shehyni-Medyka border
The Indian Embassy in Poland has issued an urgent advisory asking nationals to avoid the congested Shehyni-Medyka border and reach the Budomierz border for quick entry into Poland
Edited by- Subbuthai Padma
Submitted By- Satheesh Kumar