Russia-Ukraine live news: US House to vote on Kyiv aid package | Russia-Ukraine war News


  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy requires extra weapons to interrupt Mariupol siege.
  • Nancy Pelosi, speaker of US Home of Representatives, says US assist will assist Kyiv defend “democracy for the world”.
  • Ukrainian officers say the nation’s forces have recaptured villages from Russian troops north and northeast of Kharkiv.
  • Ukraine’s gasoline system operator says it’ll declare drive majeure on the transportation of gasoline by means of the Sokhranivka entry level, with flows stopping on Wednesday.
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Listed here are all the newest updates:

Fuel costs hit new document in US

US gasoline costs have reached a document excessive as Biden says combating inflation is his high home precedence.

The common value on the pump hit $4.37 per gallon, in response to the American Vehicle Affiliation (AAA), surpassing the final document of $4.33 set on March 11. The common value per gallon a 12 months in the past was $2.97.

On Tuesday, Biden blamed what he referred to as “Mr Putin’s struggle in Ukraine” and the COVID-19 pandemic for inflation, together with elevated gasoline costs.


Ukraine pushes again Russian troops close to Kharkiv: Defence ministry

Ukraine has its forces recaptured villages from Russian troops north and northeast of Kharkiv, in a counter-offensive that would sign a shift within the struggle’s momentum and jeopardise Russia’s fundamental advance.

Ukrainian troops in latest days recaptured the settlements of Cherkaski Tyshky, Ruski Tyshki, Borshchova and Slobozhanske, north of Ukraine’s second-largest metropolis, stated Tetiana Apatchenko, a press officer with the primary Ukrainian drive within the space.

Defence Ministry adviser Yuriy Saks additionally stated Ukraine was pushing Russian forces out of vary of Kharkiv, situated within the nation’s northeast, which has been beneath perpetual bombardment because the struggle started.

“The navy operations of the Ukrainian armed forces round Kharkiv, particularly north and northeast of Kharkiv, are type of a hit story,” Saks advised the Reuters information company.


Leonid Kravchuk, impartial Ukraine’s first president, dies

Leonid Kravchuk, who led Ukraine to independence amid the collapse of the Soviet Union and served as its first president, has died, Ukrainian officers have stated. He was 88.

Andriy Yermak, head of Zelenskyy’s workplace, confirmed Kravchuk’s demise on the social media app Telegram. Kravchuk had been unwell and underwent a coronary heart operation final 12 months.

Kravchuk led Ukraine as its Communist Social gathering boss within the waning years of the Soviet Union earlier than holding the Ukrainian presidency from 1991 by means of 1994.

He was a driving drive in Ukraine’s declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 and later that 12 months joined leaders of Russia and Belarus to signal an settlement that formally declared that the Soviet Union ceased to exist.


Italy to absorb dozens of Ukrainian orphans

The Italian Overseas Ministry has stated 63 Ukrainian orphans will likely be flown from Krakow, Poland to Trapani, Sicily.

The transport was organised by the Pope John XXIII Group, together with Italian diplomats in Ukraine and Poland.

“This humanitarian evacuation confirms Italy’s dedication to helping civilians hit by the battle in Ukraine,” the ministry stated in an announcement.


US Home to vote on $40bn Ukraine assist bundle: Pelosi

The US Home of Representatives will vote on a $40bn navy and humanitarian assist bundle for Ukraine on Tuesday evening, Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stated.

The laws is anticipated to move within the Home after which the Senate inside the coming days.

US President Joe Biden had requested Congress to approve a further $33bn in assist for Ukraine, warning that beforehand authorised funds had been working out, however US lawmakers determined to extend that complete to $39.8 billion.

“This bundle, which builds on the strong assist already secured by Congress, will likely be pivotal in serving to Ukraine defend not solely its nation however democracy for the world,” Pelosi stated in a letter to Home members urging fast passage.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, of Calif., speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Speaker of the Home Nancy Pelosi says US assist will assist Ukraine defend ‘democracy for the world’ [File: Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo]

Zelenskyy asks for extra weapons to unlock Mariupol siege

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has advised Maltese lawmakers that regardless of pleas, Ukraine has not obtained the quantity of weapons it might must unblock the siege of Mariupol and free town.

However Zelenskyy stated Ukrainian defenders “nonetheless proceed their resistance within the plant of Azovstal”.

“We’re utilizing all doable diplomatic devices to rescue them, however Russia doesn’t permit for any of the proposed choices. We have now requested our companions to supply weapons with a view to unblock Mariupol and rescue each civilians and navy personnel,” he stated.


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