RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: Anti-tank weapons sent to Kyiv and petrol prices soar amid Vladimir Putin’s war


RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: KFC and Pizza Hut are newest corporations to have left Russia, Britain offers Ukraine 3,615 anti-tank weapons, petrol prices soar as US and UK plan oil import ban from Moscow over Vladimir Putin’s war

By Mark Duell for MailOnline

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Renewed efforts to evacuate civilians from bombarded Ukrainian cities have been at present underway as authorities search to rescue individuals from dire circumstances.

Days of shelling have largely reduce residents of the southern metropolis of Mariupol off from the skin world and pressured them to scavenge for meals and water.

Authorities introduced one other ceasefire to enable civilians to escape from Mariupol and Sumy within the north-east, Enerhodar within the south, Volnovakha within the south-east, Izyum within the east, and a number of cities within the area round Kyiv.

Thousands of individuals are thought to have been killed, each civilians and troopers, in two weeks of preventing since President Vladimir Putin’s forces invaded.

The UN estimates that greater than two million individuals have fled the nation, the most important exodus of refugees in Europe because the finish of the Second World War.

The disaster is probably going to worsen as Russian forces step up their bombardment of cities in response to stronger-than-expected resistance from Ukrainian forces.

Russian forces are putting army tools on farms and amid residential buildings within the northern metropolis of Chernihiv, Ukraine’s common employees stated.

In the south, Russians wearing civilian garments are advancing on the town of Mykolaiv, a Black Sea shipbuilding centre of a half-million individuals, it added.

The Ukrainian army is build up defences in cities within the north, south and east, and forces round Kyiv are ‘holding the road’ in opposition to the Russian offensive.

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