A roundup of the key battleground developments on Day 20 of Russia’s multi-pronged invasion of Ukraine.
Day 20 of the war in Ukraine was marked by relentless Russian shelling in several regions,mainly Kiev and southern Ukraine.
At least five people were killed after a shell hit a 16-storey apartment block in the Sviatoshynskyi district of Kyiv, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Images shared on social media by the city’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko, showed the building engulfed in flames.
Meanwhile, Zelenskyy renewed his calls for aid as the Polish, Slovenian, and Czech prime ministers arrived in the Ukrainiain capital, as representatives of the European Union.
General issues of settlement, ceasefire, withdrawal of troops from the country…”
Kyiv under curfew, ‘possible escalations’ expected
Mayor Vitali Klitschko announced a 35-hour curfew would be imposed in the city from Tuesday evening to Thursday morning, saying the curfew was linked to potential escalations that could endanger residents. An overnight curfew was already in place in Kyiv.
“It has to do with possible escalations and it has to do with concern for the safety of the residents of our city”, Klitschko told the Ukrayinska Pravda newspaper, stressing that the curfew is being imposed by the military administration.
People flee to Germany…