CNBC's Live Blog on the Ukraine War. The Biden administration has officially declared American Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich "unlawfully held" in Russia. This status essentially makes him a political prisoner. Being pushed by the Israeli Government. The Russian forces continue to sustain significant losses in and around Bakhmut. Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine, attends a Kyiv press conference on 16 March 2023.
Now, we need heavy armored vehicles. In an interview with The Globe and Mail, Shmyhal said that we needed more artillery ammunition: howitzers and tanks. Shmyhal tweeted that he will be meeting with Canadian Primer Justin Trudeau, as well as Deputy Primer Chrystia Freiland, in the near future, and that he is "preparing new agreements and deal to strengthen macro-financial stability and economic stability [Ukraine]". Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Graham Allison, Harvard Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, says the Ukrainian government claims that its military "kills ten times more Russians than Russians kill Ukrainians." The classified documents, which surfaced last week on social media, include details about Ukraine's air defences and plans for an offensive spring against Russian troops. The picture was taken on July 24th, 2021 and shows WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich who is currently detained in Russia.
Vedant Patel, spokesperson for the State Department, said in a press release that "Journalism" is not a criminal act. "We condemn Kremlin's ongoing repression against independent voices in Russia and its war against truth."