The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Ukrainian Catholic Church, in London, and listened to people from this country living in the UK and their stories after the Russian invasion
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The Duchess of Cornwall broke down in tears when she met Ukrainians in London as they spoke of the suffering caused by the deadly Russian invasion.
Camilla and Prince Charles visited Ukraine’s Catholic Church in London, and listened to people from the war-torn country tell painful stories of how lives have been divided since Vladimir Putin’s death invasion orders, a week ago.
She told the wife of the Ukrainian ambassador that she was “praying for you”, reports said.
The Duchess broke down in tears while speaking to representatives of the 70,000 Ukrainians living in this country.
Her spokesman said last night: “No one could not be moved by the horror of Ukrainians fleeing their homes and the Duchess wanted to help in any way she could.”
Charles also emphasized the fighting spirit of Ukrainians to defend their country, paying tribute to their “extraordinary courage and resilience”. Daily mail.
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ukraine with the United Nations now saying more than a million refugees have fled the country since the Russian invasion began a week ago.
There were long queues at the border with women and children along with foreign nationals leaving while men aged 18 to 60 were obliged to stay in the country.
It came after claims that the first major city had fallen to the Russians with Vladimir Putin’s troops now on the ground in Kherson and they had entered a council building.
The Black Sea port of Kherson, a capital of the southern province of about 250,000 inhabitants, is strategically located where the Dnipro River empties into the Black Sea.
The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday said it had captured Kherson, but hours later an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy replied that the Ukrainian side was continuing to defend the site.
Late Wednesday, Mayor Igor Kolykhayev said Russian troops had taken to the streets.
“There were armed visitors on the city’s executive committee today,” he said in a statement. “I don’t promise them… I just ask them not to shoot people.”
He urged civilians to walk only through daylight streets and side streets.
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In other incidents, the bombing in Kharkiv, a city of 1.5 million people, turned its center into a wasteland of ruined buildings and debris.
Ukraine’s parliament said the Russians shelled the city of Izyum, 120 kilometers southeast of Kharkiv, killing six adults and two children.
An explosion also rocked Kyiv railway station overnight, where thousands of women and children were being evacuated.
An interior ministry adviser said the explosion was caused by debris from a downed Russian cruise missile, not a direct hit by the missile. There were no reports of casualties.
Russia calls its actions in Ukraine a “special operation” not designed to occupy territory but to destroy its neighbor’s military capabilities and capture what it considers its followers. dangerous nationalism. It denies targeting civilians.
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