Governments of Russia and Ukraine are still on the roundtable discussion to explore ways of ending the war involving their counties.
- It is now the fifth day that Russian invaded Ukraine; yet many are not expecting something reasonable from the meeting which gets underway in Belarus.
But Belarus is one of the allies of Russian. It has promised to support the Putin led government with ammunition to enable it properly execute the ongoing military action in Ukraine.
- President Zelensky of Ukraine had urged Russian troops to lay down their weapons and called for immediate EU membership.
- Dozens of civilians had been killed in Russian missile strikes on Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, a Ukrainian official says.
- BCC quotes UN as saying that more than half a million refugees have fled Ukraine for neighbouring countries