“The worst is yet to come” in Ukraine. That’s how French President Emmanuel Macron described the situation after a 90 minute phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin – according to the Elysee Palace.
Russia has captured its first major city in Ukraine, the port of Kherson. Russian and Ukrainians also held another round of talks in Belarus. Both sides agreed on creating a safe corridor for people to leave the country and humanitarian supplies to come in.
CGTN’s Nawied Jabarkhyl is in Western Ukraine and has more information.
- Valentin Yakushik is a Professor of Political Science.
- Vladimir Sotnikov is the Director of the Russia-East-West Center for Strategic Studies and Analysis.
- Sergei Zhuk is a Professor of History at Ball State University.
- Alexander Clackson is a researcher at the University of Lancaster.
Breaking News: Russia overtook the strategic hub of Kherson in southern Ukraine, making it the first major city to fall since the war began. https://t.co/CYXjDQNVkt
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