As it happened: Ukrainian forces may have to retreat from eastern area - BBC News

The governor of Luhansk says Ukraine's army may have no choice but to pull out or risk capture.

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'We call it a special operation. We had to do it.' Ex-Russian state TV presenter Zhanna Agalakova resigned in response to the invasion of Ukraine She tells Newsnight that staff would be punished if they called it a war - and pay would be docked by 40%

The governor of Luhansk says Ukraine's army may have no choice but to pull out or risk capture.

EPAIf you're just joining us, here are the latest developments from Ukraine:On the groundRussian forces have taken over two-thirds of the perimeter of the front-line city of Severodonetsk, the governor of Luhansk region saysThe head of the Severodonetsk district administration, Roman Vlasenko, tells the BBC that Ukrainian forces needed more heavy weaponry to drive the Russians out of the city

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Watch the full interview 👇 BBC,why didn't u post the bit with MP AngelaRayner rebuking the PM for purging the ministerial code of points of integrity,transparency,accountability,honesty? And no KirstyWark it's not the same cos our poor excuse for a PM can ALWAYS say (like he does) 'I did it unknowingly'.

Thank you IvoHDaalder for your eloquent support of ukraine and pls accept my apologies for KirstyWark attempting to undermine those efforts with talk of disunity between some EU countries. My country is not what it once was. Too much Russian money in our government & media. KirstyWark for the avoidance of doubt I believe significantly more of the country are NotMovingOn from the PM lying to parliament than are. If you have figures to the contrary please do share them because otherwise it sounds a little like gaslighting

It is fun watching Newsnight presenters quizing Russian presenters about propaganda broadcasting that they are doing all the time. An interesting interview with Jena, but Newsnight should look closer to home, when examining how government power intimidates and directs‘independent’ reporting What stupid questions she is asking. Stop giving succour to Russia

Okay it is so. But we have to lie about many things in the West. The Russia has its political correctness as well.

Russia’s ‘cauldron’ tactic may be tipping Donbas battle in its favourAnalysis: smaller encirclements that are pounded with artillery are forcing exhausted Ukrainian forces to yield Same mumbo-jumbo for three months. No it may not. No shit..I love how people think Ukraine could win this.. 😂😆..also I hate Putin. beyond vile 😢😢😢 poor Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine latest news: 'We will have to retreat', says governor of LuhanskUkraine said on Friday its forces may need to retreat from their last pocket of resistance in Luhansk to avoid being captured by Russian troops pressing an advance in the east. 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔🙏 It shame on part of putin.

Ukraine city suffers all-out blitz as Russia throws itself into attackRussian troops last night reached the limits of the eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk - with fears relentless attacks will turn it into 'the new Mariupol'. even 10% of the armed forces of Russia are not there, where did you see all the forces there? 😁

Battle for Donbas shows Russia has finally got its act togetherVladimir Putin’s forces are at last start working effectively as a team, but Ukrainian defence will still take some beating ✊ Should get out all Putin's occupiers from terrotories of Ukraine. Already more childs will never see the parents, and parents will never see own childs becausr criminal war of Putin in Ukraine.

Ukraine war latest news: Russia gains control of another city in Ukraine's east - BBC News'We call it a special operation. We had to do it.' Ex-Russian state TV presenter Zhanna Agalakova resigned in response to the invasion of Ukraine She tells Newsnight that staff would be punished if they called it a war - and pay would be docked by 40% This is sage advice regardless of whichever country you reside in The irony meter is off the scale on this one. 😂 BBCPravda Gloriously ironic.

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