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Russia Proposes New Ceasefire In 5 Ukrainian Cities. Ukraine Hasn't Agreed Yet

BUCHAREST, Romania - - Russia has proposed a new ceasefire starting 10 a.m. Moscow time, which is 2 a.m. ET Tuesday, which indicated it's ready to open evacuation corridors from Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv and Mariupol, Russia media reports quoting the Russian Coordination Headquarters fro Humanitarian Response in Ukraine.

Ukraine has yet to formally agree to the ceasefire proposal.

'Russia declares a ceasefire from 10 a.m. (Moscow time) on March 8, and is ready to provide humanitarian corridors: from Kyiv and adjacent settlements to the Russian Federation through the territory of the Republic of Belarus to Gome', Russian media quotes the statement.

The Russian statement added that evacuation corridors 'will also be open from Chernihiv through the territory of Belarus, from the city of Sumy along two routes to Poltava and to the territory of Russia, from Kharkiv to the territory of Russia or to Lviv, Uzhgorod, Ivano - Frankivsk. Also, a humanitarian corridor will be opened from Mariupol along the two routes to the territory of Russia and Zaprizhie'.

Russia said it is offering to agree on the plan for the evacuation corridors with Ukraine by 3 a.m. ET Moscow time on Tuesday, ahead of the ceasefire starting at 10 a.m. ET local time.



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