UKRAINE UPDATES: Meta permits hate speech; Turkey talks finish with out ceasefire; Russian forces advance on Kyiv; US warns of chemical assault; EU meets in Versailles

• Russian forces have begun attacking the Ukrainian cities of Lutsk, Ivano-Frankivsk and Dnipro for the first time for the rationale that invasion began.
• In a late night tackle, President Volodymyr Zelensky has rejected Moscow’s claims that Ukraine is developing chemical weapons. The US has also denied the declare as a false pretext for Russia to make use of chemical weapons in Ukraine.
• On Friday, the United Nations Security Council will hold a gathering on the request of Russia regarding its allegation that the United States is using chemical weapons in Ukraine. US spokeswoman Olivia Dalton said…

“Russia has a well-documented history of using chemical weapons and has lengthy maintained a biological weapons program in violation of international regulation. Russia additionally has a monitor record of falsely accusing the West of the very violations that Russia itself is perpetrating.”

• Peace talks between Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers in Turkey has ended without progress towards a ceasefire. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba met Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov for the primary high-level talks since Russian’s invasion started. Lavrov demanded Ukraine disarm and adopt a neutral place, which Kuleba stated was liken to wanting a surrender. Despite not coming near reaching a peace settlement, the 2 agreed to proceed discussions.
• Facebook and Instagram have modified their hate speech policy to “temporarily” allow requires violence in opposition to Putin and Russian troops. According to internal emails, Meta Platforms will enable Facebook and Instagram users in select nations to call for violence against Russians and Russian troopers in context of the Ukraine invasion, Reuters reported. According to inside emails to content material moderators, the social media firm can be temporarily allowing some posts that decision for dying to Russian President Vladimir Putin or Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in international locations together with Russia, Ukraine and Poland.
• The International Committee of the Red Cross warns that meals and water supplies within the besieged port metropolis of Mariupol are running dangerously low. Three people, including a baby, had been killed in Russian air strike on a maternity and children’s hospital in Mariupol on Wednesday. The lethal Russian bombing on pregnant ladies and sick children has sparked international outrage. President Volodymyr Zelensky stated it was “proof of a genocide,” and repeated his call for NATO to declare a no-fly zone over Ukraine.
• The UK is imposing financial sanctions on Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, a well known Russian oligarch and ally of President Valdimir Putin. Meanwhile, the soccer membership has been granted a particular licence to keep playing. The membership is not permitted to sell tickets and merchandise, or buy and promote gamers.
• In the previous 24 hours, Russian forces have moved 5 kilometers nearer to Kyiv. Meanwhile, new satellite pictures present the 40-mile-long Russian convoy near Kyiv has principally disbanded because the struggle for the Ukrainian capital continues.
• European Union member states held an emergency assembly in Versailles to discuss the warfare in Ukraine, as well as “fast-track” membership for Ukraine, after Zelensky requested instant EU membership. However, member states voted towards admitting Ukraine whereas it’s at warfare with Russia. French President Emmanuel Macron said…

• Meanwhile, Berlin says it’s struggling to accommodate the inflow of Ukrainian refugees, as it plans the construction of 5 new refugee camps. The city’s mayor said…

“We knew because the first of the invasion that there can be numerous refugees, and many of them would come here. We cannot know what quantity of there might be.”

บริการติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์ราคาถูก have approved a massive spending invoice that may rush USD thirteen.6 billion in humanitarian and navy assist to Ukraine and its European allies.
• About 100,000 folks had been evacuated via humanitarian corridors in a number of components of Ukraine over the past two days, Zelensky stated Thursday..

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