Kyiv: Ukraine says it will not back down from counter-attacks and is not hiding. The Ukrainian military says it has intensified its counterattack against Russia. The Ukrainian military claims to have killed 3,500 Russian troops in the past two days of fighting. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the resistance would continue.
Ukraine says more than 200 Russian soldiers have been taken prisoner of war. Meanwhile, Ukraine claimed that a Russian drone had fired at the Black Sea.
Russia’s focus on airstrikes on the third day of the war. Russia is stepping up airstrikes in response to Ukraine’s defense of the land war.
Airstrikes have been issued in six Ukrainian cities. Airstrikes are possible in Yemen and Odessa in central Ukraine.