Dawn in Ukraine – Day 10 from Kyiv – Ten days of war

Dawn in Ukraine – Day 10 in Kyiv – What has happened today

If you’re just joining us, here’s a quick roundup of the main developments on the ten days of war of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine:

Ten days of war

  • After meeting foreign ministers in Brussels, Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance had made the “painful decision” to rule out calls for a no-fly zone over Ukraine
  • Kherson and Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant are under Russian control (watch the video of Kherson residents)- International monitors say no radioactive material was released and the plant is safe
  • A furious Ukrainian President Zelensky responded in a statement: “Today the leadership of the [Nato] alliance gave the green light for the further bombing of Ukrainian cities and villages”

Zelensky said: “All the people who die, starting today, will also die because of you. Because of your weakness, because of your disconnection.”

“If Ukraine falls, the whole of Europe will fall.”

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Russia Imposes bans on social media

  • Russia has banned Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Moscow says it was retaliatory and to stop the misinformation and Fake news
  • President Putin signed a bill that punishes the spread of “fake” information about Russia’s armed forces with up to 15 years in prison, prompting the BBC, CNN and other foreign media to suspend reporting in the country
  • 1.2 million people have already fled Ukraine amid the Russian invasion
  • Heavy fighting has continued in Ukraine’s north, east and south – Kharkiv has been shelled heavily for days
  • Kyiv has faced new Russian missile strikes, with explosions heard around the capital, while the south-eastern port city of Mariupol has been surrounded and shelled, and the bombardment continues in the north-eastern cities of Kharkiv and Chernihiv