Russia Ukraine LIVE news: Night attack on Kharkiv, Biden’s threat…

Oe are now entering the sixth day of the conflict between Ukraine and Russiafollowing the Russian president Vladimir Poutineto invade the neighboring country last Thursday morning. The start of this week saw more sanctions introduced against Russiabut that doesn’t seem to be slowing them down – at least as far as their invasion of Ukraine.

Russia Ukraine Live Blog

Stay up to date with the latest developments in Ukraine in this live blog.

08:30 GMT: Night attack on Kharkiv

Kharkov, UkraineIstanbul, the second largest city, was targeted by the Russians last night. Ukrainian authorities said Russian airborne troops landed and engaged in heavy fighting with Ukrainian forces around 3 a.m. local time. This came after Russia sought to remove the administrative building of the region on Place de la Liberté Tuesday.

08:00 GMT: US bans Russian flights from its airspace

United States President Joe Biden announced that Russian flights are no longer allowed to fly over its airspace.

“Tonight, I am announcing that we will join our allies in closing U.S. airspace to all Russian flights, further isolating Russia and adding further strain to our economy,” he said. Biden.