RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: Paratroopers land in Kharkiv after shelling killed 21, Russian troops seize port metropolis of Kherson, exodus from Kyiv as 80% of Putin’s invasion power now in Ukraine
By Mark Duell for MailOnline
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Russian paratroopers landed in Kharkiv as we speak whereas armed forces captured the southern metropolis of Kherson and Ukrainians had been desperately attempting to flee Kyiv.
Fears are rising Russia may intensify bombing on the Ukrainian capital with a 40-mile convoy of tanks and different navy automobiles amassed on its outskirts.
It comes after Ukrainian officers mentioned Russian forces fired on the Kyiv TV tower and Ukraine’s primary Holocaust memorial in an assault that killed 5 folks.
About 80 per cent of Russia’s invasion power are actually mentioned to be in Ukraine, with as many as 15,000 troops – a whole Russian military division – bearing down on Kyiv.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will replace MPs on his talks with allies in japanese Europe as we speak because the UK piled extra stress on Russia over its Ukraine invasion.
But he dominated out Nato policing a no-fly zone over Ukraine throughout his journey to go to allies, saying taking pictures Russian planes out of the sky was not into account.
Meanwhile the Foreign Office is predicted to announce additional monetary sanctions on Moscow banks and likewise ban all Russia-linked ships from docking at 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 Ukrainian folks.
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