UKRAINE UPDATES: 3 EU PMs visit Kyiv; Peace talks ‘realistic’; four hundred trapped in Mariupol hospital; US labels Putin ‘war criminal’; TV editor released

As Russia’s invasion marks three weeks, here’s the most recent headlines from the war in Ukraine…
• Three EU Prime Ministers visited the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Tuesday in a show of European support. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala and Slovenia’s Prime Minister Janez Jansa traveling by prepare to satisfy with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.
• After the assembly, Morawiecki, the chief of Poland’s ruling celebration, mentioned an international peacekeeping mission should be sent to Ukraine and be geared up with technique of self defence.
• Zelensky says peace talks with Russia are starting to “sound extra realistic.” He reportedly is keen to drop his pursuit of joining NATO if he can get safety ensures. Ukrainian negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak has mentioned that although there are “fundamental contradictions” in the course of the talks, there’s “certainly room for compromise.”
• Talks between Russian and Ukrainian negotiators will resume on Wednesday, based on Ukraine’s negotiation.”
• In the besieged city of Mariupol, the deputy mayor says Russian troops are holding four hundred folks, together with doctors and patients, “like hostages” inside a hospital.
• About 20,000 people were in a place to leave town on Tuesday, according to a senior Ukrainian official, together with some 2,000 automobiles.
• Meanwhile, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has introduced a 35-hour curfew within the capital city. Recession-proof warns of “a difficult and dangerous moment” as Russian forces proceed their assault. Fatalities have been reported in the city after Russian shelling hit buildings in residential areas throughout Kyiv on Tuesday, Ukrainian authorities say.
• In the southern metropolis of Kherson, new satellite images from Planet Labs present the Ukrainian military has destroyed at least three Russian navy helicopters at the Kherson International Airport on Tuesday. In the satellite tv for pc image, a large black plume of smoke is seen rising from the airport and a quantity of helicopters are on fire.
• The Russian State Media reporter who protested during a main time TV broadcast has been released after a 14 hour interrogation, after which she stated she was denied sleep and access to a lawyer.
• A decide with Moscow’s Ostankinsky district court docket on Tuesday charged Marina Ovsyannikova with a misdemeanor and ordered her to pay a fine of 30,000 rubles ($280), after she ran onto the set of Russia’s most-watched evening news broadcast for Channel One and held up a poster reading…
• More than forty,000 Syrian troopers are on standby after being recruited by Russia. Meanwhile, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers will focus on Ukraine on Wednesday.
• NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says China ought to join the relaxation of the world in imposing sanctions on Russia. Meanwhile, Singapore says China ought to use its monumental affect on Russia to end struggle in Ukraine.
• Power has been restored to decommissioned nuclear power plant of Chernobyl, after Russian forces damaged a high-voltage energy line, which left the city — house to some 20,000 individuals — with out electrical energy for five days. The Ukrainian nationwide power company Ukrenergo restored energy to the area for the third time on Monday evening.
• The decommissioned power plant is situated about 60 miles north of Kyiv and houses 20 tonnes of nuclear waste, which must be constantly cooled to forestall radiation from leaking through vaporisation.
• Meanwhile, the town’s mayor has referred to as for humanitarian corridors to herald aid and switch out overworked employees, which have been compelled to work around the clock at gunpoint…
“All safety methods are supported on turbines, that are additionally running out of fuel… If the cooling methods cease, even for some time, we will get one more Fukushima.”
• So way over three million people have fled Ukraine since Russia started its invasion on February 24, in accordance with the UNHCR. Nearly half of them are kids. Speaking with Thai PBS, a UNICEF spokesman stated Ukrainian refugee children are are susceptible to violence and exploitation and are in desperate need of protective services…

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