Tuee now on day 11 of Russiainvasion of Ukraine. While the situation shows no signs of slowing down, and Vladimir Putin Ordering many shelling overnight once again, we will try to keep you up to date with key information about what is happening in this live blog.
Russia Ukraine Live Blog
Stay up to date with the latest developments in Ukraine in this live blog.
09:00 GMT/03:00 CST: Second chance for evacuation in Mariupol
in City Council of Mariupol you confirmed the ceasefire will be in effect from 10:00 to 21:00 local time today, allowing ordinary citizens to leave the conflict zone.
08:30 GMT/02:30 CST: Russia surprised by Ukrainian resistance strength
According to British military intelligence, Russian troops slow down in Ukraine the strength of the resistance they faced.
“Scale and power Ukrainian Resistance continue to amaze Russia– read British Ministry of Defensedaily intelligence report.
“[Russia] in response, shelled settlements in several places, including Kharkov, Chernihiv and Mariupol.
“This is probably an attempt to break Ukrainian morale.
“Russia previously used similar tactics in Chechnya in 1999 and Syria in 2016, using both air-based and ground-based munitions.
“Russiasupply lines are reportedly continuing to be attacked, slowing down the advance of their ground forces.”
08:00 GMT/02:00 CST: Biden and Zelensky discuss stepping up support for Ukraine
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed late on Saturday evening that he had spoken to US President Joe Biden about how they will help Ukraine in the future.
“As part of an ongoing dialogue, I had another conversation with @POTUS. The agenda included issues of security, financial support Ukraine and continued sanctions against Russia,” to read Zelenskytweet.