Russia-Ukraine warfare newest updates: Kyiv continues fighter jet appeals
Ukraine’s ongoing appeals for navy support, together with fighter jets, are more likely to be on the agenda as Kyiv-allied protection officers meet in Europe this week forward of the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion on Feb. 24.
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is internet hosting a gathering of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group — senior navy officers from greater than 50 nations who’ve been offering Ukraine with weapons and different support — on Tuesday, alongside a two-day gathering of NATO protection ministers in Brussels. It comes amid issues in some quarters that the West’s personal shares of weapons are being depleted after a yr of supplying Kyiv.
Here’s the most recent on the warfare and its ripple results throughout the globe.
4. From our correspondents
Russians abandon wartime Russia in historic exodus: President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a historic exodus of his personal folks. Initial information present that at the very least 500,000, and maybe practically 1 million, have left within the yr for the reason that warfare started — the same quantity to the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, Francesca Ebel and Mary Ilyushina report.
Maxim, whom The Post is simply figuring out by first title for safety causes, flew to Yerevan, Armenia from Volgograd to keep away from the mobilization final September. “We left for the same reason everyone did: There was suddenly a real danger in the country for me and, above all, my family,” he stated.