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UN Secretary-General António Guterres has again called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine to allow delivery of life-saving aid as well as evacuations, his spokesperson said on Monday.

© UNICEF/Anton Skyba for The Globe and Mail A man photographs an apartment building that was heavily damaged during escalating conflict, in Kyiv, Ukraine. UN Photo/Loey Felipe The UN Security Council meets on the situation in Ukraine, 27 February 2022. © UNICEF/Tom Remp Families arrive in Berdyszcze, Poland, after crossing the border from Ukraine, fleeing …

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In eastern Ukraine, a reported Russian missile attack on a railway station that’s killed dozens of civilians including children, has been condemned by the United Nations. Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement, that the strike – and others against civilians and civilian infrastructure – were “gross violations” of international law.

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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Matthew Saltmarsh – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

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© UNICEF/Oleksandr Ratushniak A woman holds her newborn baby in a makeshift ward at a perinatal centre in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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