Kyiv: Russia on Thursday invaded Ukraine despite several sanctions by the West and other nations. The US has decided to let in refugees fleeing the Russian invasion. Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said that the 27-bloc Nato was scared to let his country into the global body. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to urge for a peaceful solution to the crisis. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that 4,000 out of 20,000 Indians living in Ukraine have been evacuated.
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It was a momentum day for Europe and for the world, as 57 Ukrainian died, 169 injured according to the Ukrainian Health Ministry.
Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky accused president Putin of trying to lower a “new iron curtain” across the continent.
“What we have heard today are not just missile blasts, fighting and the rumble of aircraft,” said Mr Zelensky. “This is the sound of a new iron curtain, which has come down and is closing Russia off from the civilised world. Our national task is to make sure this curtain does not fall across our land.”
And he warned that Russia would not stop at Ukraine. “If you don’t help us now,” he told the international community, “if you fail to offer a powerful assistance to Ukraine, tomorrow the war will knock on your door.”
As Russian troops and made further inroads, they captured the infamous Chernobyl nuclear plant, where a reactor exploded in 1986, spewing a radioactive cloud across Europe. Moscow’s defence ministry also claimed to have “neutralised” Ukraine’s air defences and wiped out 11 airfields.
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