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Russia widens bombardment of Ukraine, The battle of narratives and Is diplomacy the only solution?

By France24
14 March 2022   |   3:32 pm
Russia has this week widened its military offensive in Ukraine. For the first time, Russian forces have now begun striking targets in the west of the country. But as well as bombarding new cities Russia has continued its bombardment of Mariupol in the South and Sumy as well as Kharkiv to the east. Satellite images of the long-awaited Russian convoy suggest that it is now attempting to encircle the capital, Kyiv.

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