President Zelenskyy says the children are among Ukrainians forcibly taken to Russia and include children from orphanages, children taken with their parents and those separated from their families.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says 200,000 children are among the Ukrainians who have been forcefully taken to Russia and dispersed across the vast country.
- Luhansk’s regional governor says civilians are sheltering under a chemical plant in Severodonetsk as Russian forces make steady gains on the key eastern city.
- Officials say a Russian missile hit rail lines in the western Lviv region, a key conduit for Western weapons and other supplies.
- US President Joe Biden is expected to meet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House on Thursday.