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Ukraine Fighting Overshadows Chance of Russia Talks’ Success

  • Both sides agree to second set of talks even as fighting rages
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Zelenskiy to Russians: ‘Just Save Your Lives, Leave’
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Russia gave civilians one road out of Kyiv as its forces pushed their advance around the Ukrainian capital and other key urban centers, overshadowing tentative diplomatic efforts at achieving a cease-fire following President Vladimir Putin’s invasion.

With battles reported in the suburbs of Kyiv and heavy fighting around Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned that Monday will be critical for Ukraine’s fate.