The Donbas are total food, says President Zelensky

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The fighting between Ukrainian and Russian soldiers has gradually concentrated especially in the northern part of the Donbas area. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyj, calls it pure hell.

Get an overview of the night’s events here:

The Donbas are in ruins, says Zelenskyj

Volodymyr Zelenskyj said in a speech that Russian forces have totally devoured the eastern Ukrainian Donbas area.

‘The occupiers are trying to put Donbas under increasing pressure. It’s pure hell there – and it’s not an exaggeration, “the president told Reuters.

Belarus is arming itself with Russian missile systems

Belarus, which is among the few countries in Europe that Russia can count on as an ally, has bought missile systems of the types Iskander and S-400 from Russia.

This is what the Belarusian president, Alexander Lukashenko, told the Belta State News Agency, according to the Wall Street Journal.

He does not disclose the number of missile systems purchased.

Russian soldiers block evacuation vessels

More than 1,000 cars with evacuated Ukrainians are being blocked by Russian soldiers from driving across the border into the Zaporizhia region.

It informs the regional military administration in Zaporizhia according to CNN. According to the military administration, more than 1,000 cars are stuck for the fourth day in a row. The Zaporizhia region shares its western border with the Donbas region.

The EU is looking at the wealth of rich Russians for the reconstruction of Ukraine

The EU is exploring the possibility of using Russian oligarchs’ frozen funds to rebuild war-torn Ukraine.

This is what the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, told the German television station ZDF.

“Our lawyers are working intensively to find possible ways to use the frozen assets of the oligarchs for the reconstruction of Ukraine. I also think that Russia should make its contribution, “said von der Leyen.

It writes the news agency Reuters.

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