April 11, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

April 11, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.The United Nations human rights agency says as of Saturday at least 1,793 civilians, including 142 children, had been killed in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began on February 24.
2.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Russian troops “will move to even larger operations” in eastern Ukraine. Zelenskyy appeared in a video released on Sunday. He suggested that Russian troops could even use more missiles and aerial bombs against his country.
3.The World Bank says Moscow’s ongoing offensive in Ukraine is likely to wipe out almost half of the beleaguered country’s economy this year. The World Bank projects in its latest report issued on Sunday that Ukraine’s GDP will contract by 45.1 percent compared with last year.