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17 Mar 2022

Russia Ukraine conflict: Putin’s invasion ‘stalled’, as civilian casualties grow

On day 22, the war started by Vladimir Putin between Russia and Ukraine continues to cause suffering and displacement across the country with no clear sign it is near an end.

Despite British intelligence saying Russia’s invasion has largely stalled, there was no respite for Ukrainians under bombardment.

Shelling continued in the east, with Severodonetsk coming under sustained attack

Residential areas were again hit in Ukraine’s two biggest cities, Kyiv and Kharkiv.

There’s still no word on how many casualties there are in Mariupol after Russia bombed a theatre being used as a shelter by hundreds of people.

Warning: There are distressing images in this report.