On day 11 of Putin’s invasion, other fresh airstrikes have been reported in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, resulting in the collapse of several buildings.
The news: The Russian forces opened fire at Ukrainian citizens protesting against the invasion in a Ukrainian city. Protests also erupted in Kherson, the first city to be captured by Russia.
- One million people have fled Ukraine since the war began.
- Ukraine’s negotiators said a third round of ceasefire talks with Russia will take place on Monday, however Moscow seemed less certain.
What’s going on: Russian forces are targeting populous areas in Ukraine, according to British military intelligence, but the amount of opposition is limiting their approach.
- In a recent briefing, British military intelligence stated, “The extent and strength of Ukrainian resistance continue to surprise Russia.”
- Russia has denied that it is targeting civilian areas on several occasions.
Zelenskiy asked for help securing aircraft from European allies in a video call with U.S. lawmakers. He also called again for more lethal aid, a ban on Russian oil, a no-fly zone and an end to Visa Inc (V.N) and MasterCard Inc privileges in Russia, U.S. media reported.