The president addressed the British parliament, civilians have been evacuated from Irpin and Sumy, Russia was kicked out of the World Cup. Verified news about the 13th day of the war.

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Russian military forces continue bombing and shelling Ukrainian cities, particularly residential areas, although they suffer serious losses due to the actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The night in Kyiv region passed with the attacks and battles, the enemy bombed Zhytomyr region, and is trying to resume the offensive in Zaporizhzhia region.

The situation in Mariupol is difficult, the enemy does not allow humanitarian supplies through.

The occupants fired upon Severodonetsk and Rubizhne in the Luhansk region, 10 people were killed, the same number were injured.

In Zakarpattia, Dnipropetrovsk, Rivne, Vinnytsa, Khmelnytsky, Ternopil, Lviv, Volyn, and Kirovohrad regions, as well as in the cities of Odesa, Cherkasy, Chernivtsi, and Ivano-Frankivsk the night was calm.

The invaders suffered heavy losses near Kharkiv and retreated to the territory of the Russian Federation.

The total combat losses of the enemy since the beginning of the war amounted to more than 12,000 soldiers, 317 tanks, more than 1,000 armored combat vehicles, 49 aircraft, and 81 helicopters.

Territorial Defense Forces destroyed another batch of military equipment of the Russian invaders in the Chernihiv region.

Ukrainian Air Defense Forces shot down two enemy missiles over Boryspil, but one hit a military unit.

Volodymyr Zelensky delivered a speech addressed to the British Parliament.

He urged to tighten the sanctions against Russia and find a way to protect Ukrainian sky.

About 2000 civilians were evacuated from the occupied Irpin throughout the day of March 8.

Two stages of evacuation from Sumy were successfully completed:

5000 people and 1000 private cars are in safety.

The evacuation process will go on today.

In Mykolaiv region, Russian troops shelled the minibus with orphanage teachers who were going to work, three people were killed.

In Ukraine, a help program was launched: those who lost work because of the war can receive a payment of 6,500 UAH.

People can apply for it in the Diia app, choosing the ePidtrymka service.

According to the UN, more than 2 million people have left Ukraine since the beginning of the war.

The world

The USA banned the import of oil and gas from Russia.

British government plans to stop importing Russian oil by the end of 2022.

It will take some time to substitute the oil imported from Russia which makes 8 % of the British market.

Oil and gas giant Shell is entirely stopping the purchase of oil from Russia on the spot market, and is also working on eliminating Russian oil from supplies completely.

The U.S. has banned its citizens from both making new investments in the Russian energy sector and financing foreign companies making such investments.

Ferrari is stopping exports to Russia.

McDonald’s, Starbucks, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola are also leaving Russian market.

Britain’s Unilever will stop importing and exporting goods as well, but will continue to supply Russian consumers with domestically produced goods.

The Russian national football team has been expelled from the 2022 World Cup playoff.

The World Economic Forum in Davos has frozen its relations with Russia and suspended a strategic partnership with conglomerates run by Russian oligarchs.