Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, gave an interview to a US television show where he has claimed that the Russian attack in Ukraine should amount to genocide.
Zelensky told CBS "Face the Nation" that there are more than 100 nationalities in Ukraine, and "this is about the destruction and extermination of all these nationalities." He also called the Russian forces "butchers, rapists, and looters."
The Ukrainian military has reported that several villages in the Chernihiv region have been cleared as its mayor Vladyslav Atroshenko has claimed that nearly 70 Percentage of the city has been destroyed.
And explosions have rocked Odesa in the first significant strikes on the strategic Black seaport city, and missile strikes were also reported in the southern port of Mykolaiv.