Live news: Russia abducted 200,000 children from Ukraine


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.