Photos: Ukrainians flee to borders en masse | Gallery News

Tens of hundreds of Ukrainians are fleeing from the struggle and crossing borders to the west searching for security as Russia pounded their capital and different cities with air raids.

Automobiles had been backed up for a number of kilometres at some border crossings as authorities in Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova mobilised to obtain them, providing shelter, meals and authorized assist.

The UN refugee company has said about 150,000 individuals have to this point fled Ukraine into neighbouring nations within the wake of the Russian invasion.

Some walked by way of the evening whereas others escaped the east of the nation by practice, automotive or bus. Many had been greeted by awaiting kinfolk and associates.

With the world revolted at Russia’s unprovoked assault on Ukraine, there was an enormous outpouring of assist for the fleeing Ukrainians.

The most important numbers had been arriving in Poland – 115,000 – the place practically two million Ukrainians have already settled to work in recent times, pushed away by Russia’s first incursion when it annexed Crimea in 2014.

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Photos: Kyiv after a night of explosions and street fighting | News

Russian troops pressed in direction of Ukraine’s capital on Saturday, after an evening of explosions and road combating that despatched Kyiv residents looking for shelter underground.

The nation’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy refused an American supply to evacuate, insisting that he would keep. “The battle is right here,” he mentioned.

It was not instantly clear how far Russian troops had superior. Ukrainian officers reported some success in warding off assaults, however combating endured close to the capital. Skirmishes reported on the sting of the town urged that small Russian models had been probing Ukrainian defences to clear a path for the principle forces.

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko mentioned a missile hit a high-rise constructing on the town’s southwestern outskirts. He posted a picture exhibiting a gaping gap on one facet of the constructing that ravaged flats on a number of flooring. There was no fast phrase on casualties.

Saturday’s road clashes adopted two days of huge air and missile strikes that Russian officers mentioned focused Ukrainian navy amenities as their floor troops moved in from the north, east and south. The assault pummelled bridges, colleges and condominium buildings, and resulted in a whole bunch of casualties.

Ukraine’s well being minister reported on Saturday that 198 folks have been killed and greater than 1,000 others wounded because the Russian invasion began on Thursday.

Well being Minister Viktor Liashko mentioned the loss of life toll included three kids. His assertion didn’t make it clear whether or not the figures included each navy personnel and civilians.

Photos Of Pro-Palestinian Protests Worldwide

Hundreds of individuals internationally confirmed their assist for Palestinians in protests amid a number of the worst combating between Israelis and Palestinians because the 2014 Gaza Warfare, with demonstrators from Canada to Japan waving flags and chanting “Free Palestine” on Saturday.

The protests come as stress and violence within the area grows, with a minimum of 145 Palestinians and 10 Israelis killed, together with kids.

The violence started when Israeli safety forces raided Al-Aqsa Mosque throughout Ramadan final week, injuring scores of worshippers and inflicting Hamas to retaliate with rocket fireplace. Israeli police additionally violently clamped down on protesters demonstrating towards the expulsion of Palestinians from their houses within the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah.

Movies additionally confirmed Israel’s Iron Dome defense system lighting up the evening sky because it intercepted a flurry of rockets.

On Saturday, an Israeli airstrike hit a refugee camp in Gaza, killing eight kids and two girls. Hours later, extra airstrikes destroyed a 12-floor residential constructing in Gaza that housed worldwide information organizations, together with the Related Press and Al Jazeera, in a transfer extensively condemned as a menace to the free press within the area.

The Israeli army claimed that the strike on the constructing — which got here so rapidly that reporters needed to go away tools behind — was obligatory as a result of it contained “Hamas military intelligence assets.” The AP, nevertheless, mentioned there was “no indication Hamas was within the constructing or energetic within the constructing.”

“That is one thing we actively verify to the very best of our potential,” mentioned a press release from the information group. “We might by no means knowingly put our journalists in danger.”