Ukrainian civilians ran for cover Thursday as Russia fired a barrage of missiles and drones across the country, killing at least 11 people.A day after Kiev won pledges of battle tanks to resist Moscow’s invasion from the West.
Ukrainian government officials who shirk their wartime duties will soon be fired, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday. Amid the anti-corruption drive. A dozen officials have been sacked this week after a series of scandals and allegations of corruption. Political analysts said Zelenskiy needed to show Western partners and war-weary Ukrainians that he was serious about punishing misrule.
Ukrainian skeleton racer Vladislav Herashkevich criticized the International Olympic Committee on Thursday. For consideration of allowing Russian and Belarusian athletes to return to international competition.
Russia’s Finance Ministry has proposed lifting liquidity restrictions on spending from its National Wealth Fund (NWF) for “anti-crisis” investments. Citing the need to support key sectors amid challenging geopolitical conditions.
Russian authorities appointed Medusa, an independent news agency An “undesirable system” on Thursday. Effectively prohibits activity on the site Russia and banning any Russian from cooperating with Medusa or its journalists.
The Ukrainian Central Bank’s foreign currency reserves at the end of January were about $30 billion. Deputy Governor Yuri Heleti told reporters on Thursday, according to Reuters.
Top Ukrainian intelligence officer arrested on espionage charges Russia It has highlighted the urgent need to clean up the country’s key Security Service, A The former vice president of the organization said.
Canada has confirmed that it will send 4 Leopard tanks to Ukrainian forces. AFP reported.