A Russian missile
hit a residential building in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, according to Dmytro Kuleba, the foreign minister of the war-hit nation. Calling for the complete
isolation of Russia, the Ukrainian foreign minister wrote, “the peaceful city”
survived yet another night of assault from Russian ground forces and missiles.
His post accompanied a picture of the partially-destroyed building.

“I demand the
world: fully isolate Russia, expel ambassadors, oil embargo, ruin its economy.
Stop Russian war criminals,” Kuleba went on to say.

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Vitali Klitschko,
Kyiv mayor and former boxer who recently joined the war effort, said the missile
hit the high-rise on the southwestern outskirts of Kyiv near Zhuliany airport
but no casualties were immediately reported. Authorities said that an
evacuation was underway and the number of casualties is “being specified,” BBC

Meanwhile, France
is sending weapons to Ukraine. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke to
French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday. Following the conversation, Zelensky
tweeted, “a new day on the diplomatic frontline began… The anti-war coalition
is working.”

Macron, while
speaking at France’s annual agriculture fair, wrote, “If I can tell you one thing
this morning it is that this war will last. This crisis will last, this war
will last and all the crises that come with it will have lasting consequences.”

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The Ukrainian
president has been calling on allies for ammunition for some time now. NATO,
the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which has already been sending ammo to
Ukraine has pledged more. When the United States government suggested that
Zelensky evacuate, the president said, “The fight is here: I need ammunition
not a ride.”

Russian forces,
while targeting Kyiv, captured the city of Melitopol. Melitopol, according to
Reuters, is the first significant population centre to be taken over. It is
located in southern Ukraine’s Zporizhzhya. Nearly 150,000 people live in