Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 338 of the invasion | Ukraine
Ukrainian civilians fled for cover Thursday as Russia fired rockets and drones into the country, killing at least 11 people.the day after Kyiv received promises to supply battle tanks to fight Moscow’s incursion from Western countries.
Ukraine’s state officials who shirk their wartime duties will be quickly fired, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Thursday. in the context of the fight against corruption. This week, after a series of scandals and allegations of bribery, more than a dozen officials were fired. Political analysts say Zelenskiy needs to show Western partners and war-weary Ukrainians that he is serious about punishing bad governance.
Ukrainian skeletonist Vladislav Geraskevich on Thursday criticized the International Olympic Committee. for considering the possibility of returning Russian and Belarusian athletes to international competitions.
The Ministry of Finance of Russia proposed to cancel liquidity restrictions for spending on “anti-crisis” investments from the National Welfare Fund (NWF). referring to the need to support key sectors in difficult geopolitical conditions.
The UK hopes that the Challenger 2 tanks it supplies to Ukraine will arrive in the country at the end of March. defense minister Alex Mel said Thursday.
Russian authorities designated independent news outlet Meduza as an “undesirable organization” on Thursday. effectively banning the site from working in Russia and banning any Russian from collaborating with Meduza or its journalists.
Foreign exchange reserves of the Central Bank of Ukraine at the end of January will amount to about 30 billion dollars. This was announced to journalists on Thursday by Deputy Governor Yuri Gelety, Reuters reports.
The arrest of a high-ranking Ukrainian intelligence agent accused of spying for Russia has highlighted the urgent need to clean up a key country. security service, This was announced by the former deputy head of the department.
Canada has confirmed it will send 4 Leopard tanks to Ukrainian forces. AFP reports.