Here’s the latest out of the war in Europe.
During a phone call with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, President Volodymyr Zelensky agreed that the Ukrainian delegation would meet with the Russian delegation without preconditions on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, near the Pripyat River.
— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) February 27, 2022
BREAKING: Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military command to put the country's nuclear deterrence forces on high alert.
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— Sky News (@SkyNews) February 27, 2022
🔴 US Ambassador to the UN has said President Vladimir Putin's order to put Russia's deterrence forces on high alert is unacceptable escalationhttps://t.co/9rnc9UHXw6
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) February 27, 2022
“They are going to bomb our Ukrainian cities even more, they are going to kill our children even more subtly. This is the evil that has come to our land and must be destroyed,” said President Zelensky this morning, after another night of fighting.
— i newspaper (@theipaper) February 27, 2022
At least 829 detained at antiwar protests in Russia today. The numbers don't seem that impressive, but consider that people are coming out for the 4th day now despite facing almost certain arrest & having no way to coordinate or even gather in one spot pic.twitter.com/CWiElr5EaW
— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) February 27, 2022
— Alex Kokcharov (@AlexKokcharov) February 27, 2022
THREAD: Countless people are gathering in different cities across the globe, like here in Berlin, to protest and denounce Russia’s decision to invade Ukraine and stand in solidarity with Ukrainians.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 27, 2022
For the first time the EU will finance the purchase of weapons in a show of support for Ukraine. It will also close its airspace to Russian planes and ban Russian state-owned media outlets Russia Today and Sputnik, as well as their subsidiaries https://t.co/TzUEckl8qu via @wsj
— Bojan Pancevski (@bopanc) February 27, 2022