Russia claims control of Ukraine's Kherson

Updated March 2 2022 - 9:36pm, first published 9:34pm
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on Russia to stop the bombing and sit down for talks.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on Russia to stop the bombing and sit down for talks.

A week after launching its invasion of Ukraine, Russia says its forces have taken control of the southern city of Kherson, as fighting raged around the country and Western nations intensified economic sanctions against President Vladamir Putin's regime.

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