Britain has pledged to proceed to provide arms to Ukraine’s embattled navy because the preventing with Russian forces reached the outskirts of the capital, Kyiv, on Saturday.
The UK’s armed forces minister, James Heappey, stated Russian troops had not made the progress they could have hoped, with the principle armoured columns nonetheless a way from the town.
He warned that the defenders confronted “days, weeks, months extra” of heavy preventing as Vladimir Putin strives to topple the Ukrainian authorities and impose his will on the nation.
“That is going to be a protracted slog. It’s going to be brutal. We’re going to see some horrendous issues on our TV screens,” Mr Heappey informed BBC Breakfast.
With the noose tightening round his capital, a defiant President Volodymyr Zelensky refused an American provide to evacuate, insisting: “The battle is right here”.