United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is in Ukraine to meet President Volodymyr Zelensky and the latter’s Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a bid to end hostilities.
Ways of raising Ukrainian wheat exports and the prospect of a nuclear catastrophe at the country’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant will be reviewed too, according to BBC News. Russian forces have been occupying the site since March. Heavy shelling has been taking place in the plant’s vicinity, prompting calls for ensuring the plant’s safety.
Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. The resistance was fierce, and the invasion brought mass opprobrium onto Russia.
Viewers around the globe have been subjected to a daily dose of heart-wrenching pictures of Ukrainian cities and civilian population mercilessly bombed by Russian forces. Repulsed from the capital city, Kyiv, they are now focusing their onslaught on the eastern part of the country. Some compelling evidence has surfaced of mass killings and torture of civilians at the hands of the retreating Russian army.