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Ukraine kills almost 1,100 Russian troops in one day

Destroyed Russian tanks and armored vehicles are on display near the St. Michael's Cathedral in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday. Associated Press/Photo by Andrew Kravchenko

Ukraine kills almost 1,100 Russian troops in one day

Kyiv’s military claimed in a video that it killed 1,090 Russian troops on Saturday. That total tops the previous Ukrainian record—1,030 Russian troops on Feb. 6—for most Russian fatalities in a single day, according to the New York Post. Sunday’s announcement came as the battle for Bakhmut raged on.

What else is going on in the war? Russia said Monday it would accept a 60-day extension to a deal to allow Ukrainian grain and Russian food and fertilizer through the Black Sea. Also on Monday, the Biden administration said it will allow Ukrainians fleeing the war to stay longer in the United States.

Dig deeper: Read Leo Briceno’s report in The Stew about a recent congressional analysis of the arsenal that U.S. officials have delivered to Ukraine.

Josh Schumacher

Josh is a breaking news reporter for WORLD. He’s a graduate of World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College.

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