Russians Attack Civilian Areas in Ukraine, Convoy Closes in on Capital City of Kyiv
Summary from the AllSides News Team
On the sixth day of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the biggest ground war in Europe since World War II, Russian troops attacked civilian areas in Kharkiv, the second-largest city in the country.
At the same time, a 40-mile-long convoy of Russian tanks and other vehicles advanced on the capital city of Kyiv. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in a video message posted on social media, accused Russia of war crimes after its assault on Kharkiv. He also gave an emotional appeal to the European Parliament, saying Ukraine was "fighting also to be equal members of Europe." He received a standing ovation after his remarks on the video call. Many Ukrainian citizens spent another night in basements and shelters, and more than 500,000 citizens have fled the country.
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