RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: Kherson becomes first major Russian victory as Putin faces war crimes probe


RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: One million refugees have now fled Ukraine, metropolis of Kherson becomes first major Russian victory as two Ukrainian ports come underneath siege by forces of Vladimir Putin who’s now going through war crimes probe

By Mark Duell for MailOnline

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Vladimir Putin’s forces laid siege to 2 strategic Ukrainian ports at the moment with Kherson turning into the first major metropolis in Ukraine to fall to the Russians. 

The capital of Kyiv was additionally coming underneath assault at the moment, whereas town of Odessa was bracing for an assault after Mr Putin’s warships had been seen leaving Crimea.

Russia reported its army casualties for the first time for the reason that invasion started final week, saying almost 500 of its troops have been killed and 1,600 wounded.

Ukraine stated greater than 2,000 civilians have died, whereas the United Nations refugee company revealed that a million folks have fled the nation for the reason that invasion.

Meanwhile Moscow’s isolation deepened when many of the world lined up towards it on the UN to demand it withdraw from Ukraine and sanctions had been tightened.

A second spherical of ‘peace talks’ geared toward ending the combating in japanese Europe was anticipated to happen at the moment, however there have been little hopes of a breakthrough.

And an International Criminal Court war crimes investigation has begun after Boris Johnson accused Mr Putin of committing atrocities by bombarding cities.

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