Russia bombards areas where it pledged to scale back
March 30, 2022
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces bombarded areas around Kyiv and another city just hours after pledging to scale back operations in those zones to promote trust between the two sides, Ukrainian authorities said Wednesday.
The shelling — and intensified Russian attacks on other parts of the country — tempered optimism about any progress in the talks aimed at ending the punishing war.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he stressed to U.S. President Joe Biden that the war is at a "turning point." He thanked the U.S. for an additional $500 million in aid announced Wednesday,...