US Allies rush arms as Russia pushes to broaden Ukraine attack
Russia’s invasion drive is being slowed and pissed off by unexpectedly stiff resistance from Ukrainian troops, protecting them exterior Kyiv. Around 3,500 Russian troopers have been killed or injured thus far, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy mentioned.
Artillery and cruise missiles are used by Russian forces to bombard Ukrainian cities. Their troops have entered Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, according to the regional administration’s head, Oleg Sinegubov, according to the news agency AFP. Sinegubov went on to say that Ukrainian forces are “eliminating the enemy.” According to the Kremlin, a Russian delegation has arrived in Homel, Belarus, for talks with Ukrainian officials. According to Reuters, Ukraine has rejected the offer for talks in Belarus while remaining open to talks in other locations. “Warsaw, Bratislava, Budapest, Istanbul, and Baku are among the cities represented. We proposed them all “Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky stated in an online address.
On Saturday, Russian forces bombarded Ukrainian cities with artillery and cruise missiles, but President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the capital, Kyiv, remained in Ukrainian hands. Russia’s invasion force is being slowed and frustrated by unexpectedly stiff resistance from Ukrainian troops, keeping them outside Kyiv, according to a senior US defence official quoted by AFP.
According to the official, Russia now has at least half of its massive invasion force inside Ukraine, according to Pentagon data. Germany and its Western allies have agreed to cut Russia out of the SWIFT global payment system as part of a third sanctions package aimed at halting the invasion, according to a German government spokesperson.
According to an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, approximately 3,500 Russian soldiers have been killed or injured so far. “We are striking the enemy in the vicinity of Kyiv.” “For the time being, the enemy is not moving,” said Oleksiy Arestovych.
President Joe Biden has directed the US State Department to release up to $350 million in weapons from US stockpiles to Ukraine. Germany and France are sending military equipment as well. Since Russia’s invasion, Poland has reported 100,000 refugees crossing its border from Ukraine, with the UN estimating a similar number internally displaced. Approximately 50,000 people have entered Hungary and Romania, with thousands more entering Moldova.