The Russian invasion of Ukraine lasts on the 94th day. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, said in the video that the situation on the front lines of the fight against the Russians is extremely difficult, but the Russian army is hoping in vain to gain a foothold in Lyman or Severodonetsk. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> Two British and Moroccan citizens who fought on the side of Ukraine and were captured by Russian forces may face the death penalty, reported pro-Russian separatists, whom the BBC cites behind the Russian agency Interfax.
> The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, said in the video that the situation on the front lines of the fight against the Russians is extremely difficult, but the Russian army is hoping in vain to gain a foothold in Lyman or Severodonetsk.
> Fighting continues on the outskirts of Severodonetsk, but the city is not cut off, and despite forecasts, the Russians will not be able to capture the Luhansk oblast in the coming days, Serhiy Haydai, head of the regional authorities, stated on Telegram.
> According to the first independent report on the possible genocide of Russia in Ukraine, signed by more than 30 researchers and experts, enough evidence has been gathered to conclude that Moscow incites genocide and committing crimes aimed at the annihilation of the Ukrainian nation.
> The Kremlin will not stop at any peace agreements – said in “Fakty po Faktach” former Ukrainian Prime Minister Julia Tymoshenko, referring to a possible agreement with Russia in the context of the war in Ukraine.
> US President Joe Biden stated that Russian leader Vladimir Putin “is not only trying to occupy Ukraine, but in fact tries to erase the culture and identity of the Ukrainian nation“.
> Ukrainian-Russian peace negotiations have been suspended. Only talks on the exchange of prisoners of war are underway between Kiev and Moscow, said the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, quoted by the Turkish newspaper Sabah.
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