The war between Russia and Ukraine that started on 24 February is still going on. On Friday, Russia claimed that the military had captured Mariupol in Ukraine. Russia described it as its biggest victory against Ukraine so far. Russia claims that 2,439 Ukrainian fighters hiding in Mariupol’s steel plant have surrendered to Russian troops. According to a report in CBS News, soldiers hiding in the sleet plant are sending emotional messages to their wives. In this he is mentioning that maybe now we will never come back. Olga Boiko, the wife of a Ukrainian soldier hiding in the plant, wipes her tears, as her husband wrote on Thursday: ‘We are now surrendering to the Russian army. I don’t know whether we will ever meet now or not. Love you, kiss you, bye. Russia’s state news agency RIA Novosti quoted the ministry as saying, on Friday, 500 more Ukrainian fighters hiding in Azhovstal laid down their arms before Russia. In this way, 2,439 Ukrainian fighters have surrendered to Russian troops from Monday to Friday. However, so far there has been no statement from Ukraine in this regard. So far more than 20 thousand Ukrainian civilians are feared to have died in this war.
The danger of food shortage increasing in the world
US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the BBC on Friday that this war is increasing the risk of food shortages around the world. He told that Russia has in a way captured the ports of Ukraine. Due to this, the level of fear of food shortage has reached 10 worldwide. If the situation does not improve, then one should be prepared to deal with a big crisis in future.
Russia fired missiles at Ukraine’s culture center
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia launched missile strikes in the northeastern Kharkiv region. The army targeted a cultural center, in which 7 people were injured. Zelensky has condemned this action of Russia. “Russia is targeting cultural centres, schools. What would be going through the minds of people who attacked such places?’ Oksana, 70, told that she works at the Volunteers Center on the outskirts of Liv. This center collects old clothes and necessities of the people and delivers these items to the needy people. She told that she was associated with this center since the beginning of March and since then the donation coming here has come down. Oksana said that in this difficult time I cannot sit at home. I want to do something good.
Major updates of Russia-Ukraine war…
Finland’s major gas company Gasam has said that Russia will stop supplying natural gas to it from Saturday.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced $2.3 billion to deal with the emergency food crisis around the world.
The Russian army opened fire on a school in the Luhansk area, where more than 200 people were taking shelter. Three people died. Weeping and courageous pictures from the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine are continuously coming out. Now the picture of 28-year-old Yulia Mudrytska has come to the fore. Yulia clears debris from her grandmother’s house in Ukraine’s Novoselivka village after a Russian attack. While other people living in the village wait for help to clear the debris, Yulia starts work on her own without waiting for help. About 900 people lived in this village before the attack of the Russian army, but after the attack, 80% of the people have fled here to save their lives.