The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine is in its 12th day. The lives of ordinary Ukrainians are now being lost in this war that began on February 24th. As a result, the largest migration of the century occurred during these 12 days. In the meantime, Prime Minister Modi is expected to call Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky today. India was not present at the United Nations during the vote on the war.
In a speech to US lawmakers on Sunday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that stopping Russia would be extremely difficult if he did not receive assistance from Western countries. ‘If help doesn’t arrive, you might see me alive for the last time,’ Zelensky said, his voice breaking with emotion. This photograph depicts the tragedy of war.
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On Zelensky’s request, the US and NATO delivered 17,000 anti-tank missiles and other weapons to Ukraine on Sunday.
A spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry has warned countries that are assisting Ukraine that they are feeding Russia’s hunger for war.
From two directions, Russian forces have attacked Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. Russian forces are approaching Kyiv from the east. Simultaneously, Russian soldiers from the west are attacking civilians.
Russia has declared an attack on institutions linked to Ukraine’s defence industry, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The majority of these are in the heart of cities, surrounded by ordinary people. In such a situation, the Russian attack amounts to indiscriminate killing of civilians.
According to Soviet tradition, Zelensky designated the cities of Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Mariupol, Kherson, Hostomel, and Volnovakha, which had been under Russian attack, as Hero Cities. After WWII, the title was given to 12 cities in the Soviet Union.
In Poland, Russia and Ukraine may hold a third round of peace talks.