Russia’s war on Ukraine has entered its 45th day. While Western countries continue to impose more sanctions on Moscow, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky renewed his demand for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine has called on its allies to support it militarily in the face of the Russian attack, at a time when field reports indicate that the Russian army is planning to advance towards Kharkiv.
Dozens of civilians were killed in a missile attack on a train station in the city of Kramatorsk in the Donbass region (east). Kyiv accused the Russian forces of carrying out the strike, but Moscow responded in the negative.
In return, Ukraine announced that it had recaptured the city of Sumy (northeast) and most of the regions of Mykolaiv (south), while British intelligence reported that Russian forces had completely withdrawn from northern Ukraine to Belarus and Russia.
Here are the latest developments on the 45th day of this war:
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expected a decisive response from the international community after an attack on a train station left more than 50 people dead. “We expect a strong global response to this war crime,” he said.
Ukrainian authorities say 52 people were killed and 109 others wounded in a Russian missile attack on a train station in the eastern city of Kramatorsk, where he was
Thousands of people are waiting to be evacuated. For its part, Moscow denies involvement in the attack.
CNN on the head of Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence:
- We call on our allies to provide military support to help us counter the Russian offensive.
- The Russian army is regrouping in eastern Ukraine and is planning to advance towards Kharkiv.
- Russian forces were exposed to radiation after entering the Red Forest in the Chernobyl region.