Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 336 of the invasion

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  • The United States appears poised to commencement a process that would yet nonstop dozens of its M1 Abrams conflict tanks to Ukraine, US media reported, successful a reversal that could person important implications for Kyiv’s efforts to repel Russian forces.

  • The determination follows reports connected Tuesday that Berlin has succumbed to immense planetary and home unit and was acceptable to denote that it volition nonstop German-manufactured tanks to Ukraine, and let different countries to bash the same.

  • The determination is expected to beryllium made officially connected Wednesday and Germany’s chancellor, Olaf Scholz, is owed to beryllium questioned successful the Bundestag successful the greeting successful a statement apt to beryllium dominated by the vessel decision.

  • Nato caput wide Jens Stoltenberg said helium was assured the confederation volition find a solution soon, aft gathering Germany’s defence minister. “At this pivotal infinitesimal successful the war, we indispensable supply heavier and much precocious systems to Ukraine, and we indispensable bash it faster,” Stoltenberg said.

  • Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said connected Tuesday that Kyiv needed allies to determine connected whether they would present modern tanks to fortify the country’s defence against Russia. Zelenskiy said the contented was not astir five, 10 oregon 15 tanks, arsenic Ukraine’s needs are greater, but astir reaching last decisions connected existent deliveries. “When the needed weighty decisions are made, we volition beryllium blessed to convey you for each weighty decision,” Zelenskiy said.

  • In Ukraine, fifteen elder officials person near their posts since Saturday, six of whom person had corruption allegations levelled astatine them by journalists and Ukraine’s anti-corruption authorities. The lawman caput of Ukraine’s statesmanlike office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, said connected Tuesday helium had asked Zelenskiy connected Monday to relieve him of his duties arsenic portion of the question of authorities resignations and dismissals.

  • Deputy defence curate Vyacheslav Shapovalov, liable for supplying troops with nutrient and equipment, besides resigned, citing “media accusations” of corruption that helium and the ministry accidental are baseless. Deputy authoritative wide Oleksiy Symonenko has been removed from his post, and 2 lawman ministers resigned from Ukraine’s ministry of communities and territories development.

  • Five determination governors are besides being removed from power: Valentyn Reznichenko, of Dnipropetrovsk, Oleksandra Starukha of Zaporizhzhia, Oleksiy Kuleba of Kyiv, Dymtro Zhivytskyi, of Sumy and Yaroslav Yanushevich, of Kherson. Kherson and Zaporizhizhia are 2 of the regions of Ukraine which the Russian Federation has claimed to annex.

  • The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has acceptable its Doomsday Clock, intended to exemplify existential risks to the world, astatine 90 seconds to midnight, the closest to midnight the timepiece has ever been since it was archetypal introduced successful 1947. It is “largely” due to the fact that of Russia’s penetration of Ukraine, they said.

  • Ukraine has capable ember and state reserves for the remaining months of winter contempt repeated Russian attacks connected its vigor system, premier curate Denys Shmyhal has said.

  • Finland’s overseas curate Pekka Haavisto has signalled a imaginable intermission successful discussions with Turkey implicit Finnish ambitions to articulation Nato alongside Sweden, which helium says is owed to the unit of Turkey’s forthcoming election.

  • Supporters of jailed Russian absorption person Alexei Navalny gathered for a protestation successful Berlin connected Tuesday to item the situation conditions successful Russia helium is being kept in.

  • Russia does not program to rebuild the Azovstal steelworks successful Mariupol which were the tract of dense bombardment successful the aboriginal weeks of Russia’s penetration of Ukraine past year.

  • Russian shot officials met their counterparts astatine Uefa connected Tuesday arsenic they tried to negociate Russia’s instrumentality to planetary shot successful Europe. It has been banned by Uefa and Fifa since the penetration of Ukraine.

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