Morning news brief: Huge Russian military convoy heads for Kyiv, and more

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Mar 01, 2022, 09:33 AM IST
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A 64-km-long Russian military convoy is heading for Kyiv, showed satellite images. Russia is using ‘brutal’ cluster explosives and vacuum bombs in Ukraine.

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A Russian military convoy, which stretches for about 40 miles (64 km), is currently heading towards Kyiv, showed satellite images taken by a US private company on Monday. It is way larger than the 17 miles (27 km) reported earlier in the day.   

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Moscow faced increasing isolation on Tuesday as President Vladimir Putin showed no sign of stopping an invasion of Ukraine, where fierce fighting and Russian bombardment have killed dozens and sparked a refugee crisis.

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With the conflict intensifying, Russia has been accused of attacking Ukrainians with cluster explosives and vacuum bombs by human rights groups and Ukraine's ambassador to the United States on Monday.   

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