#Ferocious fighting in Severodonetsk
The Ukrainian army has stated that its forces continue to thwart Russian attempts to capture the city of Severodonetsk, a fiercely contested Eastern city.
#Russian President Vladimir Putin compared himself to Peter the Great and spoke of Russia’s necessity to “take over [the territory] and defend itself”.
#The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that death sentences against British and Moroccan nationals fighting for Ukraine should be deemed null and void.
#According to the TASS news agency, Ukraine’s eastern regions, backed by Moscow, will soon begin shipping grain to Russia.
#Finland will erect barriers along the Russian border.
#Canada clamps down on over 400 million Canadian dollars in Russian assets and transactions.