Breaking news digest for March 8

Wed, 09 Mar / 12:19

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Breaking news digest for March 8

Breaking news digest for March 8

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*President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in his daily speach addressed diplomats from the whole world who can make an impact on the process of ending the war in Ukraine and expressed displeasure about the delay of NATO's decision to close the sky over Ukraine;


*Head of Sumy region state administration Dmytro Loonin reported about successful evacuation of colone with civilians from Sumy to Poltava region. Previously today emergency services reported that as a result of Russian airstrike in residential area on 7th of March 9 people died including 2 children.


*According to Olexiy Arestovich, adviser to the Office of the President, stated that almost one third of the whole Russian invasion force is concentrated near Kharkiv;


*In Mariupol, a city in the southeast of Ukraine, a 6-year-old girl died because of dehydration caused by Russia's violation of humanitarian corridors agreement. The city is in humanitarian disaster


*For the 6th day Mariupol remains without light, food, heat and water because of the blockade. Almost 400 000 people are in fact hostages of Russia. Minister of Temporary Occupied T erritories Irina Vereshuk reported, that more than 30 trucks have been sent from Zaporizha to Mariupol with humanitarian aid. Meanwhile, Russian troops continue strikes of humanitarian corridors.


*Parliamentary majority leader David Arakhamia wrote on his Facebook page "Ukroboronprom (state owned arms manufacturer) is ready to pay $1 mln for stolen or trophy Russian plane".


*The General Staff of Ukraine's army claims that enemy is demoralized and its moral and psychological state is low.