Whats happening in Ukraine?
After Ukraines air defences and other military infrastructure came under attack on Thursday, columns of tanks have moved rapidly into position, backed up by artillery and air power. Among the initial targets were Kyiv, Karkhiv, Odesa and Ivano-Frankivsk.
How will Ukraine retake the south of the Black Sea?
Ukraine plans a million-strong army equipped with Nato weapons to retake the south of the country from occupying Russians, the defence minister says. Retaking the areas around the Black Sea coast was vital to the countrys economy, Oleksii Reznikov said.
Will the UK continue to support Ukraine in war?
Despite the UKs political turmoil the colonel says he still hopes it will continue strongly supporting Ukraine in its war. We are defending Western values here. Upgrading our army and providing sufficient weapons will bring peace to Great Britain too, he says.
Where are the Russian missile strikes in Ukraine?
Ukrainian officials also reported Russian missile strikes on parts of Kharkiv, in the north, Mykolaiv in the south and Kryvyi Rih, a southern city north-east of Mykolaiv.
What is the UK doing to support Ukraine?
We will continue to support Ukraine with humanitarian aid, defensive weapons and diplomatic work to isolate Russia internationally. Nadhim Zahawi, the education secretary, has announced that the Department for Education is planning to accommodate up to 100,000 refugee Ukrainian children at schools in England.
Why is Britain supplying Ukraine with light anti-tank weapons?
Britain has begun supplying Ukraine with new light anti-tank weapons in response to “the increasingly threatening behaviour from Russia”, the defence secretary, Ben Wallace, has announced.
How many Ukrainians should be resettled in UK?
Polling by YouGov shows that in March, three quarters of people supported resettling Ukrainians in the UK and 42 per cent thought the figure should be in the tens of thousands “at least”.
Will NATO intervene in Ukraine?
Nato members have said the alliance would not intervene militarily to defend Kyiv, but have indicated that they would be prepared to hit Russia with economic sanctions – and continue to supply arms to forces inside the country both before and after any invasion.