The last: President Zelensky condemned as an atrocity a Russian airstrike that ravaged a maternity hospital in Mariupol on Wednesday, injuring at least 17 people. Meanwhile, in the United States, House lawmakers have approved new humanitarian, economic and military aid to Ukraine worth about $14 billion.
Oil exports: Russia is the world’s largest oil exporter, shipping more than 7 million barrels of crude oil to countries around the world, including Germany and other EU members.
The fight: Casualties are mounting in Ukraine – including civilians, as Moscow faces allegations that it used cluster munitions and vacuum weapons. According to an American general, up to 4,000 Russian soldiers would have died.
Map: Russia’s assault on Ukraine has been extended with strikes and attacks across the country.
The answer: Russia’s war could be a game-changer in the global economy, with rising gas prices and shifting business decisions suggesting a shift that will be felt for years to come. Meanwhile, in Russia, online access has been significantly restricted by domestic censors and overseas companies.
How you can help: Here’s how those in the United States can help support the people of Ukraine as well as what people around the world have donated.
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