Russian airstrike hits base in western Ukraine, kills 35

Waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base close to Ukraine’s western border with NATO member Poland, killing 35 people. The strike followed Russian threats to target foreign weapon shipments that are helping Ukrainian fighters defend their country against Russia’s grinding invasion.

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U.S., NATO balk at plan to send MiG-29 jets to Ukraine; defiant Zelenskyy vows ‘fight to the end’ : Live updates

A defiant Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy issued an impassioned plea for help to the world Tuesday, thanking the West for its support and saying his country would not yield to the overwhelming might of the Russian military.

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The Backstory of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Everyone was anticipating a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and Russian President Vladimir Putin obliged by sending his country’s military into the country in the early hours of February 24th in a large-scale assault by land, sea, and air.

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Convoy approaching Ukrainian capital appears stalled as Russia unleashes greater firepower

Russia intensified strikes on cities across Ukraine on Tuesday, but the advance of foreign forces ground to a halt outside Kyiv as local troops and volunteers steeled themselves for a fierce battle for the capital.

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Russia just invaded Ukraine. What that could mean for energy prices, global security and more

President Vladimir Putin ignored months of intensifying warnings by President Joe Biden and other western leaders that Moscow would face “swift and severe costs” if Russia invaded Ukraine.

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U.S. has intel that Russian commanders have orders to proceed with invasion

The U.S. has intelligence that Russian commanders have received orders to proceed with an invasion of Ukraine, with commanders on the ground making specific plans for how they would maneuver in their sectors of the battlefield, a U.S. official told CBS News. 

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