February 26, Monday, 2024

1. A US expert on Russian politics has stressed the urgent need for Western nations to provide military assistance to Ukraine, comparing the current situation to that during World War Two.
2. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called for continued military assistance from the West as his country’s fight against Russia’s invasion enters what he referred to as a crucial third year.
3. The head of Ukraine’s Defense intelligence says Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny died from a blood clot, denying speculation that he was killed while in prison.