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Train Station Assault: A Russian missile strike on Friday killed at the very least 52 people and hurt much more than 100 at a teach station currently being applied by civilians making an attempt to flee the Donbas place, Ukrainian authorities explained. Slovakia is delivering Ukraine with an S-300 air-defense procedure, which is designed to guard versus military aircraft and brief-array ballistic missiles like the one particular that Ukrainian and U.S. officials claimed struck Kramatorsk. President Biden claimed the U.S. would in turn reposition a Patriot missile program to Slovakia.
War-Crimes Accusations: Citizens of Bucha described the killings of civilians by Russian soldiers through their monthlong profession of the town exterior Kyiv.
Sanctions: The European Union enacted a new sanctions deal and senior European officers traveled to Kyiv to meet up with with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Germany is under strain to adopt more powerful sanctions versus Moscow and mail far more weapons to Ukraine.
In Russia: The central bank lower its crucial desire amount to 17% from 20%, indicating the ruble’s rebound had lowered the risk that inflation would shift sharply larger. The once-a-year level of inflation jumped to 16.7% in March from 9.2% in February, Russia’s studies agency said on Friday.