Latest On Russia-Ukraine War As Conflict Enters Day 25

Bhubaneswar: As Russia-Ukraine conflict enters Day 25, both the countries have held several rounds of negotiations, but remain divided over key issues. Moscow wants Ukraine’s demilitarization and Kyiv is demanding security guarantees. Meanwhile, Switzerland has decided to play the role of mediator in resolving the prolonged war.

Here are the latest updates from the conflict:

  1. Ukraine accuses Russian forces of forcibly deporting Mariupol citizens to Russia;
  2. Turkey says Russia and Ukraine getting closer to agreement on ‘critical’ issues;
  3. Ukraine says seven humanitarian corridors will open on Sunday;
  4. Ukraine’s Zelenskyy suspends 11 opposition parties with suspected Russian links;
  5. Ukraine sees high risk of attack from Belarus on western Volyn region: presidential office;
  6. The Ukrainian prosecutor general’s office said on Saturday that 112 children have been killed so far in the war in Ukraine;
  7. Russia strikes Ukraine with cruise missiles from Black Sea and Caspian Sea;
  8. Patriot air defense systems move into Slovakia;
  9. Citing martial law, Ukraine president signs decree to combine national TV channels into one platform;
  10. Russia said Sunday it had again fired its newest hypersonic missiles in Ukraine, destroying a fuel storage site in the country’s south;
  11. More than 6,600 Ukrainians were evacuated from besieged cities through eight humanitarian corridors on Saturday, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenski;
  12. Russian troops have reportedly stopped a convoy of buses traveling to Mariupol to evacuate residents;
  13. The UK ministry of defence said Russia has still failed to gain control of the skies over Ukraine, and will likely continue to use heavy firepower;
  14. China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, says his country is “on the right side of history”;
  15. Australia has banned the sale of alumina and aluminium ores to Russia, in an effort to limit Russia’s munitions production;
  16. PM Modi listening, Japan’s Kishida calls out Russia’s aggression against Ukraine;
  17. Saudi foreign minister meets special envoy for Ukraine’s president;
  18. Citing martial law, Ukraine president signs decree to combine national TV channels into one platform;
  19. Russia strikes Ukraine with cruise missiles from Black Sea and Caspian Sea;
  20. Zelenskyy says siege of Mariupol involved war crimes;
  21. Russians push deeper into Mariupol as locals plead for help;
  22. US lawmakers visit Poland, urge help for Ukraine military;
  23. Thousands flee Mariupol as Russians advance;
  24. Ukraine to receive more US Javelin and Stinger missiles within days, Ukraine official says;
  25. Russia ridicules idea that cosmonauts wore yellow in support of Ukraine;
  26. Zelenskyy urges Swiss to crack down on Russian oligarchs;
  27. Russia uses hypersonic missiles in strike on Ukraine arms depot.