Ukraine War: Russia, Ukraine Peace Talks End, Second Round Planned: 10 Developments

Ukraine War: Ukraine retains management over its main cities, together with capital Kyiv

Ukraine has demanded the retreat of all Russian forces from its territory as ceasefire talks started between Kyiv and Moscow on the Belarusian border at present. The 2 international locations are actually planning a second spherical of talks.

Listed here are the ten newest developments:

  1. Earlier than the talks began, the Kremlin stated it will not declare its official place as Moscow’s assault towards Ukraine went right into a fifth day. “I suggest we wait for the talks,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov advised reporters. “I would not declare any negotiating positions.”

  2. Ukraine agreed to the talks across the similar time as Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered defence chiefs to place nuclear “deterrence forces” on excessive alert. The US has slammed him for “manufacturing threats that don’t exist” as a result of his invasion of Ukraine “has been halted”.

  3. The talks have been held at Ukraine’s border with Belarus — close to the Chernobyl exclusion zone — after a name between President Volodymyr Zelensky and Belarus chief Alexander Lukashenko. Ukraine had earlier refused to speak in Belarus, the place Russian troops have been stationed earlier than the invasion.

  4. The UN has stated 102 civilians, together with seven kids, have been killed in Ukraine. The UN refugee company has stated tens of hundreds are fleeing the combating, with most crossing into Poland as the full depend reaches 400,000. Others are searching for shelter in Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Slovakia. Pope Francis has referred to as for corridors for civilians to flee the combating.

  5. Mr Putin advised his French counterpart that the demilitarisation of Ukraine and Western recognition of Russian sovereignty over the Crimean peninsula have been conditions to ending combating in Ukraine, the Kremlin stated.

  6. The United Nations Safety Council will maintain a uncommon emergency particular session of the Common Meeting at present to debate Russia’s assault on Ukraine. India abstained from the procedural vote, however welcomed the talks between Moscow and Kyiv. 

  7. Russia’s invasion power has misplaced momentum and is having logistical and provide issues after going through stiff Ukrainian resistance, the White Home claims. Nonetheless, Russia navy has claimed air superiority in Ukraine and alleged that Ukraine is utilizing civilians as human “shield”.

  8. Ukraine claims to have expelled Russian troops from its second metropolis Kharkiv within the east of the nation after Russian armoured automobiles bought by its defences. The nation says it’s holding the road round capital Kyiv. Ukrainian navy stated Monday that Russian troops had slowed down “the pace of the offensive”. 

  9. Protests are increase towards the invasion. A whole bunch of hundreds of individuals are collaborating in solidarity marches from Berlin to Baghdad to Quito. Inside Russia, over 5,000 folks have been arrested for demonstrating towards the assault.

  10. European Union members have introduced new sanctions and guaranteed Ukraine of extra navy help within the coming days. The international locations will even ship fighter jets to assist Ukraine counter the Russian assault, the bloc’s international coverage chief Josep Borrell stated Sunday.

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