Sahara News
Breaking News in Nigeria and World wide

Latest developments of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine

8:51 a.m.: International Women’s Day, marked each year on March 8, is a global day to celebrate women, but many fleeing Ukraine feel only the stress of finding a new life for their children as husbands, brothers, and fathers stay behind to defend their country from Russia’s invasion. As The Associated Press reports, Ukrainian women refugees find themselves in “some kind of terrible dream.”

8:32 a.m.: U.S. First Lady Jill Biden released a statement Tuesday to mark International Women’s Day, making special mention of women caught in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. “To our sisters from Ukraine who are fighting to keep their country free and their families alive: We stand with you in solidarity,” she said. “To our sisters in Russia who are protesting and speaking out against the invasion at great personal risk: We see your courage,” Biden added.

ALSO READ:  Ukraine agrees to hold talks with Russia after Putin ordered deployment of nuclear weapons

8:15 a.m.: A growing number of Western businesses are either halting operations in Russia or exiting altogether over that country’s military incursion of neighboring Ukraine, reports VOA News.

7:43 a.m.: World leaders are feverishly trying to extinguish the conflict in Ukraine, as warring delegations prepare to meet for another round of talks. But in Washington, all eyes are on the gas pump as Russian sanctions send prices to near-record highs.

ALSO READ:  Buhari approves $8.5m to evacuate Nigerians stranded from Ukraine

Source: VOA

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

error: Content is protected !!