. Russia-Ukraine live updates: 13 dead in missile strike on shopping mall « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ABC News – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered “stiff resistance,” according to U.S. officials.

The Russian military has since launched a full-scale ground offensive in eastern Ukraine’s disputed Donbas region, capturing the strategic port city of Mariupol and securing a coastal corridor to the Moscow-annexed Crimean Peninsula.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy lashed out against Russian forces in a recorded speech Monday hours after a missile struck a shopping mall in Kremenchuk, calling the attack “one of the most defiant terrorist attacks in European history.”

Continue reading at ABC.

PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attends a joint press conference in Kyiv , Ukraine, June 27 2022.

Comments are closed.