LIVE: President Zelensky says Ukraine nonetheless in command of Kyiv

An adviser to Ukraine’s president says that combating is raging within the capital and within the nation’s south, and that the Ukrainian army is efficiently warding off Russian assaults.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s adviser Mykhailo Podolyak mentioned Saturday that small teams of Russian forces tried to infiltrate Kyiv and engaged in combating with Ukrainian troops. He mentioned that desires to grab management of the Ukrainian capital and destroy the nation’s management, however mentioned the Russian army has did not make any positive factors and that the Ukrainian forces management the state of affairs in Kyiv.

He mentioned Russian forces have been additionally specializing in the nation’s south, the place intense combating is underway in Kherson simply north of Crimea, and within the Black Sea ports of Mykolaiv, Odesa and round Mariupol.

Yesterday, vetoed a UN Safety Council decision demanding that Moscow instantly cease its assault on and withdraw all troops, a defeat the US and its supporters knew was inevitable however mentioned would spotlight Russia’s international isolation. The vote on Friday was 11 in favour, with voting no and China, India and the United Arab Emirates abstaining, which confirmed vital however not complete opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of his nation’s smaller and militarily weaker neighbour.

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