Russia-Ukraine war latest updates: Moscow’s unilateral cease-fire ends
Moscow’s declared unilateral ceasefire has ended after showing no sign of stopping the fighting in 36 hours that it was clearly in the right place. Both sides blamed each other for the ongoing shelling, which continued into the early hours of Sunday and threatened to cancel Orthodox Christmas celebrations. Ukraine did not agree to the truce, seeing it as a ploy for Russian forces to regroup. British Ministry of Defense speak The fighting continued at a normal level.
in a video Address On Saturday night, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of failing to comply with a promise to temporarily suspend hostilities. “Today, the world can once again witness how false any word of any degree emanating from Moscow is. They said something there about an alleged ceasefire. … But the fact is that Russian shells hit Bakhmut and other Ukrainian positions.”
Here’s the latest on the war and its spillover effects around the globe.
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