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this is the latest headlines for viewers in the k and around the world. kirsten becomes the first major city to be captured by the russian invasion. the ukrainian president says his nation remains defiant. we are a nation who — nation remains defiant. we are a nation who broke _ nation remains defiant. we are a nation who broke his- nation remains defiant. we are| a nation who broke his enemy's plans in a week, full of hatred for our country.— plans in a week, full of hatred for our country. united nations sa s1 for our country. united nations says 1 million _ for our country. united nations says 1 million refugees - for our country. united nations says1 million refugees have i saysi million refugees have left ukraine neighbouring countries. elsewhere the chelsea owner who denies links to the russian state puts the premier league football club up for sale. premier league football club up forsale. in premier league football club up for sale. in seeking inspiration for the fight. we have a special report on the
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ukrainian �*s losing —— using theirfaith is the rock ukrainian �*s losing —— using their faith is the rock on which to build their defiance. welcome to bbc news. the mayor of the ukrainian port of kassel says russian forces are now in control making it the first major city to be captured. as well as large explosions overnight in the capital also heavy shelling in the country's second largest city, kaki. week on after the start of the russian invasion united nations isi million refugees have fled to neighbouring countries. first we have the latest after seven cities came intense shelling.
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charlie daggett are describing the moment as to the largest explosions he had ever experienced. the blast reportedly went off in the centre of the city and close to a metro station at two in the morning. there came hours after russian forces took the strategic port city of kherson, the mayor of the first major city to fall city was visited by armed visitors. he simply asked them not to shoot people. the russians plan to set up a military administration there, anyone staying must abide by a daily curfew and only walk outside alone. the brutal assault on ukraine's second largest city kaki continues as well. to the south of another strategic port city mariupol is still under heavy attack. despite russian promises not to target cities or civilians.
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it's mayor says the russians are intent on destroying them. unfortunately, critical infrastructure has been damaged again. we are without light again. we are without light again. we are without light again. we are without water again. we are without water again. we are without water again. we continue to remain without heat.— again. we continue to remain without heat. north-east of the caital, without heat. north-east of the capital. the _ without heat. north-east of the capital, the russian _ without heat. north-east of the capital, the russian military- capital, the russian military pays a visit to the mayor of common type one holding a grenade aloft, and intense encounter with residents. the ultimatum passed on by the mayor �*s surrender or face being fired on from afar. most appear to want to fight on. in appear to want to fight on. in a video released on wednesday night, the ukrainian president urges all ukrainians to resist the russian occupation. we are a nation that _ the russian occupation. we are a nation that broke _ the russian occupation. we are a nation that broke the - the russian occupation. we are a nation that broke the enemyl a nation that broke the enemy plans in a week, plans written for years, sneaky, full of hatred for our country, our
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people. at hatred for our country, our --eole. �* , hatred for our country, our maple-— hatred for our country, our --eole.�* , people. at times russia's faced embarrassment _ people. at times russia's faced embarrassment whether - people. at times russia's faced embarrassment whether it's - people. at times russia's faced embarrassment whether it's a l embarrassment whether it's a multimillion dollar russian anti—aircraft system towed away by farmers... or ukrainian men joyriding on a working russian tanks. in battle russia sees 498 of its troops have been killed. and a further 1519 seven injured. ukraine reports more than 2000 civilians have died so far. the international criminal court has opened a war crimes investigation into russia's invasion of ukraine after receiving request from 39 states. a week on, one city down, many ukrainians stay and fight on, as the un says the number of refugees fleeing ukraine, has now reached a million. mark lobel, bbc news. as the fighting continue so too
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does the wave of people trying to flee to safety, united nations saying the number of refugees fleeing ukraine has reached 1 million. nearly all of them women and children, men aged between 18 and 60 not allowed to be country because they could be called up to fight. while most have gone to countries bordering ukraine like poland, romania, slovakia hungary and moldova our correspondent lucy williams is in the moldovan capital and send this report. out of the bunkers and basements of ukraine has risen a village. moldova main exhibition hall now awaiting room for ukrainian refugees. the trade here, is in hope and information. the hall has room for 600 refugees. it often sees a thousand people a day. each one of these tiny cubicles belongs to a ukrainian family. this one belongs to valentina, she came here from saturday with her two
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daughters, the women here are part of a family of 12 from odesa. this one is marina's she is here with her 12—year—old son oscar, and irena is in this cubicle. she came from odesa bringing her cat, candy. marina arrived here on saturday night. she worked in a coal mine in the donbas region of ukraine but fled to odesa when fighting broke out in 2014. when russian bombs fell on odesa last week, she fled again. i’m bombs fell on odesa last week, she fled again.— she fled again. i'm tired of runnina she fled again. i'm tired of running from _ she fled again. i'm tired of running from the - she fled again. i'm tired of running from the war. - she fled again. i'm tired of| running from the war. eight years we have been running, we are mentally exhausted. only god would help us and give us peace, could live a normal life. but now, everyone in the world is trembling.— world is trembling. moldova's army was _ world is trembling. moldova's army was also _ world is trembling. moldova's army was also thinking - world is trembling. moldova's army was also thinking about | army was also thinking about russian soldiers today. 30
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years ago it was them facing russia's troops in the breakaway region of trans mystery. the national more more — memorial the moldovan president marked the anniversary of that conflict, while she said cannons sounded again nearby, across the border. the veterans who carry guns back then, laid flowers for theirfallen guns back then, laid flowers for their fallen comrades. their hearts turned toward the past, their minds on the present. mchale told me he'd like to go and fight the russians again, but he is 67 now and too old. instead he is hosting nine refugees from ukraine. in the refugee centre, a p°p�*up ukraine. in the refugee centre, a pop—up children's theatre replaces normal school. the lesson taught here, that worries and uncertainty are nothing to fear. a salve for the lessons of real life. lucy
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williamson, bbc news, moldova. the biggest number of people fleeing ukraine are going to poland, an open dialogue foundation is doing all it can to make sure they are cared for with forces sending military supplies to ukraine. we will talk to a guest from them later to give us more on the live situation on the ground. but that refugee problem continues, the biggest number heading up to poland to hungary and they are heading there from ukraine, 120,000 of them so far, heading there. nick thought was there and been looking at how aid agencies and individuals are trying to help people fleeing across the border and the help they may need. a mountain of gifts for the people of ukraine. from the people of hungary. the warehouse next to the primary school is constantly replenished. next
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door, 3,000 people a day are fed, watered, tested and guided on their way. ma; fed, watered, tested and guided on their way-— on their way. my husband will to to on their way. my husband will go to kyiv _ on their way. my husband will go to kyiv to _ on their way. my husband will go to kyiv to keep _ on their way. my husband will go to kyiv to keep fighting. i go to kyiv to keep fighting. many kind people help us, who make like this, the meals and make like this, the meals and make the to sleep, oh, that is quite interesting. they are ok. i hope. volunteers distribute donations from all over the country. there is something for even the smallest guests. gabor drove from the west of the eastern tip of hungary, 600 kilometres to bring provisions. i saw in the tv last night. they need food and clothes for the children.— the children. the refugees include many _ the children. the refugees include many roma - the children. the refugees include many roma from i the children. the refugees - include many roma from ukraine. now they are being looked after
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by the romani of hungary. alexei first haircut in exile. around 50 people a night sleep here, and the pensions club in the village of pushkar. my mother will like this, little girl announced. you did and layoffs run a guest house in a village near the border. they don't charge ukrainians a penny for accommodation or food. don't charge ukrainians a penny for accommodation orfood. we for accommodation or food. we feel so for accommodation orfood. we feel so sorry for them he told me. t provides a common language. back in their room after cat watches their positions. catching up on the latest news from home over an
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open bible. first corinthians. in the new europe, ukrainian passports are badges of pride and defiance. nick thought, bbc news, on the hungary — ukraine border. the us state department has accused russia of launching a full war on media freedom and the truth by blocking independent use of slits and preventing russians from hearing news of the invasion of ukraine. caroline davies has more now on moscow's control of the media. the list of media organisations and websites banned by russia keeps on growing. the kremlin wants everybody to pay by its rules and anyone who doesn't threatens with banning them. in particular it has talked about the fact that once its actions in ukraine to be referred to as special operations rather than a war and it uses fear to keep people silence, the duma is
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looking later this week at a rule that would mean anyone who publish something deemed to be fake news about the military, could face 15 years in prison. russia has said today nearly 500 of its troops have died in ukraine, but state media here is still very full of bravado, and if you look on social media images of people smashing up their apple products saying they don't need western goods, but although there is not a fear of a military attack here, there is a realfear among some, fear about what might happen to savings of the rouble crumbles, fear if what will happen about what happens next in the sort of country is becoming, now it is shutting itself off from the rest of the world. let's bring you up—to—date with some of the days of the main stories. the former naesen executive greg kelly has been given a suspended six—month prison sentence over allegations he helped avoid disclosure of $80
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million after his retirement. he denied any wrongdoing and centres only intention was to dissuade mr go from joining another carmaker. an army veteran has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection to the assault on the capital by supporters of former president trump. joshua james admitted seditious conspiracy and obstruction of an issue preceding of the us congress. western australia has become the country �*s final state to reopen its borders to —— to after closing them to prevent the spread of covid—19. vaccinated people can travel there for the first time since april 2020. still there for the first time since april2020. still to there for the first time since april 2020. still to come russian billionaire roman abramovich who denies links to vladimir putin says he is selling chelsea football club.
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first, the plates slid gently off the restaurant tables. then suddenly, the tables, the chairs and people crashed sideways and downwards. it was just a matter of seconds as the ferry lurched onto her side. the hydrogen bomb on a remote pacific atoll. the americans had successfully tested a weapon whose explosive force dwarfed that of the bomb dropped on hiroshima. i had heard the news earlier, and so, my heart went bang, bang, bang! - the constitutional rights of these marchers are their rights as citizens of the united states and they should be protected, even in the right to test them out, so that they don't get their heads broken and are sent to hospital. this religious controversy — i know you don't want to say too much about it — but does it worry you that it's going to boil up when you get the states? well, it worries me, yes, but i hope everything will be all right - in the end, as they say.
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you are watching bbc news. kherson becomes the first major city to be captured by the russian invasion. the ukrainian president says his nation remains defiant. and fleeing the fighting, the un says 1 million refugees left ukraine for neighbouring countries. let's stay with that story and get more on the crisis. victoria has been helping ukrainians crossing into poland from ukraine and has been speaking to tim wilcox about her work. we have a web of volunteers who are helping to share housing for refugees as well as transport. we also have many people who want to help with employment. do you advertise what is available from people in your country, that then goes out on facebook? people say yes, we want to come, we have
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not got transport, we need help, and then how do you put the people together? one of our volunteers, from the beginning of the crisis has shared her number on facebook and it has gone viral in the ukraine so we have many calls from people running away and as we are locating them based on our system we made with spreadsheets. it sounds a brilliant idea. how many people have you helped and where have they come from? i think almost all of them come from ukraine and we have had to locate about 400 people. do they come to the border and then people meet them there or how does it work? usually they come to the border and people meet them there. there are many volunteers
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at the borders right now from ourfoundation and from many ngos and also many people come to the border privately because they want some help and so there is a lot of transport provided at the borders. what sort of timeframe are we talking about here? the people who are volunteering to look after refugees, are they saying for as long as you want or we will get you on your feet fora month, orfora few weeks? we are unsure how it will develop but for now we are trying to provide unlimited space for refugees, obviously, as much as it is realistic we are alljust trying to support each other. presumably, some of these refugees are arriving at the border with hardly anything at all, maybe just a suitcase of their belongings and nothing else.
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exactly, yes. this is why we are counting on the help of the polish public and canvassing for donations right 110w. there is a huge mobilisation within polish society and it is amazing to see and people are mobilising to collect clothes, food, hygiene product, it is really amazing to see. we will have more on that continuing crisis and the humanitarian relief effort under way as people flee ukraine into neighbouring countries a little later in the programme. we have also been looking at the owner of chelsea, rehman abramovich who has put his club up for sale and we cross now to the bbc�*s sports centre. this is your sports centre. this is your sports news where we start with roman abramovich saying he plans to sell european champions chelsea. the 55—year—old russian billionaire is alleged to have strong ties to russian president latimer putin which he has denied. he
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has been in charge of the club since 2003 and they have won every major trophy in that time. he says in his statement he will not ask for any loans to be repaid the proceeds of the sale will be donated to war victims in ukraine to on the pitch, chelsea came from 21 down at halftime against luton town to win 3—2 and move into the fa cup water finals. romolo scored the eventual winner is the blues move into the last eight. the manager and the players were aware of the abramovich news before the game. abramovich news before the name. ~ . abramovich news before the lame. . ., ., abramovich news before the name. ~ . l, ., l, game. we are not living on an island, they — game. we are not living on an island, they have _ game. we are not living on an island, they have internet - island, they have internet connection in the hotel on the television is running so we see the news and we see the rumours and it is normal. more concerned and to play on the
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same day in a match where focus is key to win, it is not easy and makes it a big performance and makes it a big performance and that is why i am very happy. and that is why i am very ha . . _ , ., ' andthatiswhylamvery hau. , and that is why i am very happy. fresh off the back of their league _ happy. fresh off the back of their league cup _ happy. fresh off the back of their league cup win - happy. fresh off the back of their league cup win over. happy. fresh off the back of| their league cup win over the weekend, liverpool through the of another tournament. this defeated norwich city at anfield courtesy of two goals, the second a powerful volley. southhampton also saw off west ham 3—1 at west maries although. juventus have defeated fiorentino with a late winner in their semi—final. they had the better of the chances but failed to capitalise and in own goal in the 91st minute handed juventus the 91st minute handed juventus the win. a second leg is to be turin on april 21 to russian and belarusian pellet paralympian�*s will be able to
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compete at the winter games that start on friday. sports governing body say that they will take part as neutrals under the paralympic flag and any medals that they may win in beijing will not be included in the metal table. the beijing will not be included in the metal table.— beijing will not be included in the metal table. the board was also unanimous _ the metal table. the board was also unanimous in _ the metal table. the board was also unanimous in deciding - the metal table. the board was| also unanimous in deciding that such actions could not go unnoticed or unaddressed. in deciding what action to take, the board was god that guided by core principles which include the commitment to political neutrality and impartiality and an unwavering belief in the transformative power of sport.— belief in the transformative power of sport. elina svitolina will be in _ power of sport. elina svitolina will be in action _ power of sport. elina svitolina will be in action again - power of sport. elina svitolina will be in action again in - will be in action again in mexico on thursday. the ukrainian who wore her countries national colours by erwin over the russian competitor will facebook areas victoria barfor a place in the quarter—finals. 27—year—old said she would not play against any rational belarusian any rational bela rusian opponent any rational belarusian opponent until the
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international tennis federation and the men's and women's tennis tours by competitors from those countries, using any national symbols flags or anthems. she says she can do more for ukraine right now by playing. i more for ukraine right now by -la int. ~' , , playing. i think it is my mission _ playing. i think it is my mission to _ playing. i think it is my mission to unite - playing. i think it is my mission to unite the i playing. i think it is my - mission to unite the tennis community, to stand with ukraine, to help ukraine because what we are going through is horrible horrible thing for all ukrainians so i am convinced that this is my mission to do in the tennis community. mission to do in the tennis community-— mission to do in the tennis community. mission to do in the tennis communi . �* ., community. and you can get all the latest _ community. and you can get all the latest sports _ community. and you can get all the latest sports news - community. and you can get all the latest sports news at - community. and you can get all the latest sports news at our i the latest sports news at our website. but for me and the rest of the team, that is your sports news for now. let's return our two events in ukraine because for millions who remain in the capital city curia, seeking shelter, it has been an incredibly anxious
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week. many seek solace in the church with their faith, a rock upon which they build a defiance and a will to win this war to as clive murray has been finding out. ordinary people in an extraordinary war. in kyiv a van load of old tires becomes a tank trap to snare russian troops. bottles for petrol—bombs and wood for the fires as the volunteer defenders of ukraine wait for the enemy. translation: what you see here is a peoples' _ attempt to self—organise. we won't let this scum into our land. we are tired of being afraid so we are waiting for them, and not with flowers but with molotov cocktails. we'll fight them with whatever we have got, even our bare hands. they won't leave this place alive. but where does this confidence come from? it's based on a deep
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religious faith that god is on ukraine's side. the splendour of kyiv�*s saint sophia cathedral, today an interfaith prayer service for peace in the war with russia. and waiting to speak is oleksandr, a military chaplain. wearing the insignia of the people's army of volunteers. fire and brimstone from this man of god. so what is morale like for the troops? they are outgunned. there are many more russian troops. what is the morale like in the ukrainian forces ?
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he says, "the morale is very high. we have no other choice. we have to defend and protect our country. and from the bible we know that when the enemy is wicked, god will always intervene." also seeking divine guidance, ukraine's interior minister. part of a government at war pushed to the limit by one of the biggest armies on earth. the fear is that the russians are going to encircle kyiv and they are going to attack. i mean, are you prepared, are you ready for that? we are ready. in times of crisis, many turn to faith. and in this conflict for ukraine and much of the rest of the world, there is a moral clarity that right
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is on their side. i will be back with the latest business headlines after this short rake. hello there. on wednesday, we saw the thicker cloud moving further north across the uk, bringing with it some rain and some drizzle. there was still some sunshine across northern parts of scotland — over eight hours of sunshine, actually, in shetland. but thursday starting cloudy pretty much everywhere, quite misty and murky. as a result of the cloud, though, it's frost—free this time. but we do have a band of rain that's been pushing its way in from the west. that should be clearing away from northern ireland. it'll cheer up here with some sunshine and a scattering of showers, but you can see how slowly that rain moves into scotland, into northwest of england, across wales, eventually into the west midlands and into the west country, allowing some late sunshine in the far southwest of england and wales. and ahead of that
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ragged band of rain, eastern parts of england should have a drier, brighter day on thursday, maybe some sunshine in the southeast of england, lifting temperatures to a milder 12 degrees. the weather front is bringing this rain in from the west. it's moving so slowly eastwards that, eventually, it'll grind to a halt and then start to move back towards the west. by the time we get to friday, most of that rain and drizzle will be affecting the eastern side of scotland, northeast england, through parts of yorkshire, into the midlands and perhaps into the southeast of england, meaning some sunshine is still possible in east anglia. out towards the west, this is where we should see some brighter skies, some spells of sunshine. still a scattering of light showers for wales, northern ireland and the southwest. underneath that cloud, low cloud and rain and drizzle, it'll feel quite cold. into the weekend, we should see more sunshine developing more widely as the weekend progresses, but it will still be quite chilly. a frosty start for scotland and northern ireland. sunshine here on saturday. that weather front is still bringing this cloud and patchy light rain and drizzle for england and wales. starts to move back to the west, so we should get some sunshine through lincolnshire, east anglia and the southeast of england during the afternoon. temperatures around 10 degrees at best, but only 6 or so in the northeast of england.
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we got higher pressure bringing the sunshine for scotland and northern ireland, and that's going to build across that weather front. it'll continue to weaken it. it'll continue to dry it out as well. and we should see some brighter skies. again, a frosty start, though, for scotland and northern ireland, some sunshine here. always a bit more cloud, i think, for england and wales, but it will be lifting a bit. skies should be brighter. we should see some sunshine and it's likely to be dry across england and wales on sunday, but still not particularly warm, temperatures typically around 8 or 9 celsius.
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in the end, as they say. this is bbc news with the latest business headlines for viewers in the uk and around the world. energy shot, oil and gas prices surge again piling pressure on consumers. also on the rise, borrowing costs, head of the federal reserves in the us is they will start raising priest rates this month, war or no war to rain and soaring inflation. firms face higher shipping prices and longer delivery times as the war disrupts global trade. the eu wants to stops the likes of bitcoin being used to bypass sanctions on russia. crypto
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