Highlights of Russia’s 14th day of invasion of Ukraine

14 days have passed with the invasion of Ukraine, where Russia began on February 24 with three fronts.

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March 10

Highlights of the day:

  • The British Ministry of Defense said the Russian Ministry of Defense has allowed the use of vacuum bombs in Ukraine. A useful video about the bomb was shared on the ministry’s Twitter account.
  • Russia bombed a children’s hospital and delivery room in Mariupol’s city. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the children were trapped under rubble. The local governor said 17 people were injured.
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said more than 400,000 people were “hostaged” by Russian troops in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol, hindering humanitarian aid and evacuation. Hundreds of thousands of Mariupol’s inhabitants have been trying to protect themselves from artillery and missile attacks for over a week without the use of water, electricity or heating. The phone signal is also distorted.
  • Ukrainian negotiators reported today that more than 40,000 civilians have been evacuated from all over Ukraine.
A crater formed of the bombed Mariupol. (Photo: Reuters)

23:00 The European Union (EU) has decided to impose sanctions on 14 oligarchs, including Russian billionaires and F1 pilots, and 146 members of the Russian Federation.

21:27 The British Ministry of Defense said the Russian Ministry of Defense has allowed the use of vacuum bombs in Ukraine. A useful video about the bomb was shared on the ministry’s Twitter account.

The BBC reports that a thermobaric bomb, or vacuum bomb, draws oxygen from the surrounding air and causes a hot explosion. Also known as an aerosol grenade, this weapon is a two-stage ammunition.

The first step is to release an aerosol of carbon-based fuel and very small substances into the environment. In the second stage, this aerosol cloud is ignited to form a fireball, and a large shock wave absorbs all the surrounding oxygen to create a vacuum.

Blasts are much longer than traditional explosives and can vaporize the human body.

20:07 US Secretary of State Blinken said sending weapons to Ukraine was a national decision and Poland’s latest fighter proposal. “There are some difficulties” explained.

Russia bombed a children’s hospital

18:22 Russia bombed a children’s hospital and delivery room in Mariupol’s city.

In a Facebook statement from the city council “Russian occupation forces have dropped a large number of bombs on children’s hospitals.” said.

Council officials added that they do not yet know the exact number of casualties.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shared an image of the bombing on Twitter. “People and children are under the rubble. Barbarians! How long will the world be an accomplice who ignores terrorism? Close the airspace immediately!” He wrote.

The latest status of evacuation

17:21 Ukraine and Russia today agreed to carry out a 12-hour ceasefire in six Ukrainian cities to help civilians escape fierce fighting.

The evacuation is not proceeding as planned, BBC World reported:

  • In Izyum, east of Kharkiv, officials reported delays in evacuation due to Russian bombardment.
  • The situation in Mariupol is still unknown. Ukrainian Foreign Minister said in a Twitter post that Russia continues to block evacuation and humanitarian aid.
  • The situation is very different in Sumi in northeastern Ukraine. The mayor said he could leave the city in the morning by private car or bus.
Photo: AA

16:00 Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba talks about meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Viklov in Antalya tomorrow. “[ラブロフ]Hope to approach it with the task of finding a solution, not from a promotional perspective. ” Said.

Publishing a video message, Kleba emphasized that they were well prepared for a meeting with his team and continued: “My expectations from the negotiations are limited, but I will definitely focus on reaching a ceasefire and maximizing the release of land and humanitarian problems. This is no longer a problem, it is Russia. It’s a disaster caused by the military. I’m in a strong position for these talks. “

Kreva emphasized that the outcome of the negotiations depends not only on the Ukrainian side, but also on what instructions and instructions Viklov gives to Turkey.

Ukrainian ministers were also said to have attacked more than 400,000 Ukrainians in the besieged city of Mariupol by Russian troops who blocked humanitarian aid and evacuation. “Take hostage” Said.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said more than 400,000 people were “hostaged” in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol by Russian troops that blocked humanitarian aid and evacuation.

Hundreds of thousands of Mariupol’s inhabitants have been trying to protect themselves from artillery and missile attacks for over a week without the use of water, electricity or heating. The phone signal is also distorted.

Photo: AA

15:00 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reported that between February 24 and March 8, 2 million refugees, 155,271, had traveled from Ukraine to neighboring countries.

In statements such as Poland 1 million 294,000 903, Hungary 203 thousand 222, Slovakia 153,000 303, Romania 85 thousand 444, Russia 99,300, Moldova 82,762, Belarus 592, 183,688 people are from European countries, and these. In addition to the figures, 96,000 people from the Donetsk and Luhansk regions went to Russia from February 18 to 23.

14:20 Turkish Airlines (THY) has extended the period of its decision to suspend flights to Ukraine and Moldova due to the closure of Ukrainian airspace to civilian flights.

In the announcement made on THY’s social media account, “Flights to / from Ukraine and Moldova have been canceled until March 23, 2022. You can make your changes from your agency, our website or our call center (0 850 333 0 849). You can complete the return transaction.Was shared.

Round-trip flights from the Russian city of Sochi have also been canceled until March 11.

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13:30 A classical concert was held at the Independence Square in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The purpose of the concert was to morale the people and soldiers of the occupied nations.

12:45 Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Bereshuk has announced that it has reached an agreement with Russia today to open humanitarian corridors in many areas. She noted that a ceasefire was declared between 9:00 and 21:00 local time, and Bereshuk told her to eliminate people in many areas. ‘green’ He said the corridor would open.

Vereşuk said these corridors will be opened on the Energodar-Zaporizhia, Sumi-Poltova, Izyum-Lozovaya, Mariupol-Zaporijiya, Volnovaha-Pokrovsk, Vorzel, Borodyanka, Bucha, וrpin and Gastomel-Kyiv routes.

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12:00 Citizens who wanted to secure themselves against Russian attacks learned how to use weapons from former soldiers. Citizens gathered at a movie theater in Lviv after gaining theoretical knowledge and practicing with a Kalashnico rifle.

Helen, who did not reveal her name, said she participated in training to protect herself and her loved ones. “In fact, we are all involved in this war. We learn how to help each other. Our main goal is not to kill our enemies, but to protect our citizens.” Said.

11:00 The Ukrainian Army General Staff reported that more than 12,000 Russian soldiers died in the war. According to the statement, 49 aircraft belonging to Russia, 81 helicopters, 317 tanks, 1070 armored vehicles, 120 artillery systems, 482 vehicles, 60 fuel tanks, 7 unmanned aerial vehicles It was incapacitated.

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10:00 10:00 Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Igor Konashenkov has released a document belonging to the Ukrainian Army. The document is alleged to contain a secret attack order against the separatist-controlled Donbus area this month. Kona Schenkov claimed that General Mikola Balan, commander of the Ukrainian National Guard, issued a secret order on 22 January. He said the above orders included plans to prepare relevant military units to launch an attack in the field of joint unit operations in Donbus.

07:58 The US European Command has announced that it will send two Patriot batteries to Poland for defense purposes.

06:32 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky: “The war must end. We should sit in the negotiating table, but not for the old deadly ambitions, but for the honest and concrete public interest.”

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