Russia Ukraine War Live Updates: US President Joe Biden met his G7 counterparts and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday to discuss Russia’s war in Ukraine and new moves to punish Moscow. Biden, who has hailed the unity of the Group of Seven’s major economies in standing up to Russian President Vladimir Putin, was due to meet fellow leaders via video conference at 11:00 a.m. ET (1500 GMT) from his home in Delaware, where he is spending the weekend. end. A White House official said the meeting is ongoing.
US First Lady Jill Biden made an unannounced trip to Ukraine on Sunday to show support for her people in the face of the Russian invasion, visiting a school serving as a temporary shelter and meeting with Ukraine’s first lady , Olena Zelenska, according to a pool report. “I thought it was important to show the people of Ukraine that this war has to stop and that this war has been brutal and that the people of the United States stand with the people of Ukraine,” Biden said.
As many as 60 people are believed to have been killed in the Russian shelling of a village school in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, the regional governor announced on Sunday. Governor Serhiy Gaidai said Russian forces dropped a bomb on Saturday afternoon on the Bilohorivka school where around 90 people had taken refuge, starting a fire that engulfed the building, Reuters reported.