Ukraine Launches Mission To Rescue 5,000 Children Missing In Russian-Occupied Territories

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Ukraine says it’s holding its ground in the East thanks to U.S.-made guided missiles. Major General Viktor Yagun tells NBC News that the weapons impact is vital because it is slowing Russia’s advance. Ukraine is also launching a new mission to rescue as many as 5,000 children who are missing somewhere in Russian-occupied territories. Meanwhile in Washington, new sanctions targeting Russian elites are being imposed including the reported girlfriend of Russia President Putin, Alina Kabaeva.

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