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12,729 Ukrainians Evacuated Successfully, Zelensky Asks For More Help from Allies

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TRIBUNNEWS.COM – Explosions were heard in Kyiv on Saturday (12/3/2022) yesterday, as Russian troops entered the Ukrainian capital.

Intense fighting took place in the northeast and east of Kyiv city.

Geolocated photos verified by CNN International, show extensive destruction in Makariv, which is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) west of Kyiv.

The current situation of the humanitarian corridor is not going well, as Ukrainian authorities report little potential for success in securing the evacuation of civilians from the worst-affected areas.

Russia has issued a warning that it could open fire on weapons shipments to Ukraine.

This policy could increase the risk of direct confrontation between Moscow and NATO countries.

Read also: Convoy of Ukrainian Women and Children Shot by Russian Soldiers, 7 People Reportedly Killed

12,729 Ukrainians Successfully Evacuated

A Ukrainian boy looks out the window of a bus in Korczowa, Poland, on March 5, 2022. – Nearly 1.37 million refugees have fled Ukraine in the week since the invasion, with more than half going to Poland, according to the United Nations refugee agency. (Photo by JANEK SKARZYNSKI / AFP) (AFP/JANEK SKARZYNSKI)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky asked for more help, CNN International reported.

He said 12,729 Ukrainians had been evacuated on Saturday (12/3/2022).

Zelensky thanked international support and appealed to allies for more help in a speech on Saturday.

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