Contains distressing content.
1 Mar 2022

Russia launches more deadly strikes on Ukraine’s cities

Europe Editor and Presenter

The morning of the sixth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began with satellite images of a massive Russian column of artillery and tanks, reportedly 40 miles long, heading towards Ukraine’s capital Kyiv.

While President Putin seems determined to intensify his military assault, Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy addressed the European Parliament by video link, telling Europe that his country was paying “the ultimate price” to defend freedom.

Zelenskyy’s speech received a standing ovation, but Boris Johnson said again that Nato would not impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine.

And a warning, there are distressing scenes in this report.