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Russia-Ukraine Live News: Thousands Escape Via Evacuation Corridor | Russia-Ukraine War News

  • Ukraine says more than 5,500 people evacuated from front-line cities on Sunday.
  • Ukraine and Russia will hold new negotiations at a video conference on Monday, officials said.
  • The ICRC warns that Mariupol’s population will face a “worst scenario” unless Russia and Ukraine reach an agreement to ensure humanitarian access.
  • A US journalist was killed near Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.

The latest updates are:

Chechen leader Kadyrov says he traveled to Ukraine

Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen region of Russia, traveled to Ukraine to meet the Chechen troops attacking Kyiv, Reuters reported.

Reuters said it could not independently confirm whether he was in Ukraine or traveled to Ukraine during the conflict.

Chechen TV channel Grozny posted a video on Telegram’s social media channel to discuss Kadyrov’s military operations in a dark room, seven kilometers (4.3 miles) from the Chechen army and the Ukrainian capital. Reuters reported.

Chechen Chief Kadyrov meets Russian President Vladimir Putin near Moscow
Kadyrov is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin [Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via Reuters]

Bermuda revoke license for Russian-operated planes

Bermuda’s aviation regulators are expected to affect more than 700 planes due to international sanctions against the war in Ukraine, operated by all Russia registered in the British Overseas Territories. Announced that the certification of the aircraft to be suspended will be suspended.

Regulators said they could not confidently approve the plane as airworthiness due to the effects of sanctions on its ability to carry out safety surveillance.

Manufacturers no longer provide parts to Russian airlines as part of sanctions.

U.S. condemns attack on base near Polish border

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has accused Russia of attacking a large Ukrainian base near the border with NATO member Poland, killing 35 people and injuring 134, according to local officials.

“We condemn the Russian Federation’s missile attack on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriu, near the border between Ukraine and Poland,” Blinken said on Twitter.

Russian-Ukraine War Military Dispatch: March 13

18th day of military dispatch

  • Russian airstrikes struck a Ukrainian military training base near Lviv
  • Ukrainian officials said civilian evacuation has increased
  • Russian troops cracked down on protesters in the Russian-controlled southern city of Kherson.
  • U.S. journalist killed by Russian troops near Kyiv

This is a summary of all major military developments from Sunday to the 18th day of the Russian invasion.

Russia’s default is no longer “impossible”

Russia could default on unprecedented sanctions against its invasion of Ukraine, but that would not cause a global financial crisis, said Christalina, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Georgieva said.

Georgieva told CBS’s Face the Nation program that sanctions by the United States and other democracies have already had a “serious” impact on Russia’s economy and will cause a serious recession this year. rice field.

Sanctions restricted Russia’s ability to access resources and repay debt, so defaults were no longer considered “impossible”, IMF officials said.

Asked if such a default could cause a financial crisis around the world, she said, “No, for now.”

Zelenskyy urges software giants to stop supporting their products in Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged US software companies Microsoft and Oracle, and German business software group SAP to stop supporting their products in Russia.

“Stop supporting products in Russia, stop the war!” He wrote on Twitter.

“I’ve never heard of that”: China responds to reports that Russia has sought military aid

A spokesman for the Chinese embassy in Washington said he had “never heard” of media reports that he had demanded military equipment from Beijing since Moscow began its invasion of Ukraine.

A spokesman, Liu Peng Yu, said China’s priority was to prevent a runaway situation in Ukraine’s tensions.

“The current situation in Ukraine is certainly embarrassing,” he said in an email response to an inquiry from news agency Reuters.

“Currently, our top priority is to prevent tensions from escalating or getting out of control.”

Ukraine and Russia resume negotiations

Ukraine and Russia will hold new negotiations on Monday, officials said.

Negotiations will be resumed by a video conference, said Mihairo Podriac, Zelensky’s adviser and member of the negotiation team.

His statement on Twitter confirmed a previous statement by Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

Ukraine says thousands have been evacuated from frontline cities

Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said Ukraine was able to evacuate more than 5,550 people from front-line cities on Sunday via nine humanitarian corridors.

She said 3,950 people had fled towns and cities in the Kyiv region.

Tired staff at Chernobyl “stops safety-related repairs”

Staff operating a radioactive waste facility at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant have stopped carrying out safety-related repairs due to depletion because Russia has not been rescued since the site was seized last month, Ukraine said the United Nations. I told the nuclear observer.

“Ukrainian regulators tell the IAEA [Chernobyl] The International Atomic Energy Agency did not repair or maintain safety-related equipment in the statement. This is one of the causes of physical and mental fatigue after working non-stop for nearly three weeks. “

The overview shows a new Safe Confinement (NSC) structure on an old sarcophagus covering a damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine.
Russian troops seized control of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in late February [File: Gleb Garanich/Reuters]

ICRC issues Mariupol’s warning

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says that residents of the besieged port city of Mariupol will face a “worst scenario” unless Russia and Ukraine reach an agreement to ensure immediate security and access to humanitarian aid. I warned.

Ukrainian officials say the city has been relentlessly bombarded since Russian troops surrounded the city on March 2. Read the full text here.

Welcome to the ongoing coverage of the crisis in Ukraine and Russia by Al Jazeera.

Read all updates from Sunday, March 13th here.


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