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Ukraine fights Russian invasion as West ramps up sanctions on Kremlin

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Ukraine's military had stopped Russia from achieving its objectives in the first day of the assault

Militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Peoples Republic stand in front of an apartment building, which locals said was damaged by recent shelling, in the separatist-controlled town of Yasynuvata (Yasinovataya) in the Donetsk region (Photo: Reuters)
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Militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Peoples Republic stand in front of an apartment building, which locals said was damaged by recent shelling, in the separatist-controlled town of Yasynuvata (Yasinovataya) in the Donetsk region

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Ukraine’s president said his nation continued to resist on the second day of the Russian invasion as the U.S. and European Union stepped up economic penalties and fighting raged north of Kyiv.

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Ukraine’s military had stopped Russia from achieving its objectives in the first day of the assault. As air-raid sirens screamed in cities across the country of 41 million and Ukraine reported “horrific” rocket strikes in the capital, the president said Moscow-led forces were attacking military and civilian targets to keep up the pressure.

“Russia will have to talk to us sooner or later, talk about how

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First Published: Feb 25 2022 | 2:16 PM IST

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