Ukrainian Mayor have been captured as Russian Troops inch towards capital, Kiev.
- President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed his abduction on Saturday.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Mayor of the Ukrainian city of Melitopol was kidnapped on Friday.
He was abducted on Friday evening according to reports by Russian soldiers occupying the city.
President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed his abduction on Saturday.
The war, which has continued for more than two weeks now, have seen the Russian troops closing in on the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
The New Delhi Television Ltd reports that Russian advances have sparked fears that Kyiv could soon be encircled.
Since the beginning of the war, the West and the European Union have continued to step up sanctions against Russia, with the last being the United States imposing a ban on Russian seafood, vodka and diamonds.
The European Union has also banned exports of luxury goods to Russia.
Meanwhile, the US President, Joe Biden, has again ruled out any direct intervention in the war, warning that such conflict pitting the NATO alliance against Russia “is World War III,” NDTV reports.
Fighting has equally intensified to the northeast and east of the capital.
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