Employee Who Crashed Set During Live Broadcast Is In Moscow Court, Lawyer Says

Employee Who Crashed Set During Live Broadcast Is In Moscow Court, Lawyer Says

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45 min agoRussia TV anti-war protester has been found and is in Moscow court, according to one of her lawyersFrom CNN’s Paul P. Murphy

Marina Ovsyannikova with lawyer Anton Gashinsky in a picture taken from Telegram on March 15. (Telegram)A lawyer for the Russian television editor who held up an anti-war sign during a live broadcast on Monday confirmed to CNN that they have found Marina Ovsyannikova and she is in Moscow court.

A photo showing Ovsyannikova and one of her lawyers, Anton Gashinsky, was published on Telegram this afternoon. 

Dmitry Zakhvatov and other lawyers had been trying to locate the Channel One editor since her protest on Monday.

Correction: An earlier version of this post misspelled Marina Ovsyannikova’s name.

1 hr 43 min agoUkrainian negotiator says talks with Russia are “ongoing”From CNN’s Sarah Dean in London

Talks with Russia are ongoing, Ukrainian negotiator Mykhailo Podoliak said in a brief message on Twitter on Tuesday.

“Consultations on the main negotiation platform renewed. General regulation matters, ceasefire, withdrawal of troops from the territory of the country,” he tweeted.

The update comes after a fourth round of talks between the two sides began on Monday before being “paused” until Tuesday.

The Russian delegation said later Monday that talks are now happening “daily,” state media reported.

1 hr 45 min agoAbout 2,000 cars leave Mariupol after days of failed evacuation attempts, city council saysFrom CNN’s Ivana Kottasová in Lviv and Marina Marukhnych in Odessa 

An estimated 2,000 private cars have been able to leave the besieged city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine on Tuesday, Mariupol’s city council said in a statement.

A further 2,000 vehicles were parked up on the main route out of the city as of 2 p.m. local time still waiting to leave, the statement added. 

The departures took place despite the ongoing failure to formally establish safe corridors to evacuate civilians from Mariupol, which has been besieged since March 1. 

A large convoy of humanitarian aid that was supposed to arrive on Sunday had still not reached the city as of Tuesday morning, according to officials.

In a message posted on its official Telegram channel, the city council advised residents to travel west along the coast to Mangush and Berdyansk and then continue northwest to Tokmak, Vasylivka and Zaporizhzhia.  

The council advised people to remove messaging apps and photos from their phones ahead of the journey, to refrain from taking any photographs during the trip and avoid driving during the night.  

On Monday, around 160 private cars managed to leave the city, the council said, adding that by 10 a.m. local time, about 300 Mariupol residents made it to Zaporizhzhia, where they had received assistance. 

1 hr 54 min agoPresident Zelensky says nearly 100 children killed in Russian attacks on UkraineFrom Oleksandra Ochman in Lviv

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky addresses attendees via video link at the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) Summit in London, England, on March 15. (Neil Hall/EPA/Bloomberg/Getty Images)Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky told leaders of the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force almost 100 children have been killed in Russian attacks on his country since the start of the invasion almost three weeks ago.

CNN cannot independently verify these casualty figures.

Zelensky made the comment as he called into question foreign companies’ commitment to a long-term boycott of Russia.  

“Some companies say they have left, but they are just waiting for the moment they can return to the Russian market. They don’t care about 97 children; up to now, 97 children have been killed here,” Zelensky told the leaders by video link.

2 hr agoRussian TV presenter resigns from one of most popular channels, state media reportsFrom CNN’s Sarah Dean in London

A Russian presenter for the pro-Kremlin NTV channel Lilia Gildeeva “no longer works” for the channel, state news agency RIA Novosti reported Tuesday, citing the press office of the channel.

NTV refused to comment when contacted by CNN. CNN has attempted to contact Gildeeva for comment. The reason for her resignation has not been disclosed. 

The Telegram channel for popular Russian blogger Ilya Varlamov reported Gildeeva told him in an interview that she had resigned and left the country.

“At first I left [the country], I was afraid that they wouldn’t just let me go, then I submitted my resignation,” Varlamov quoted her as saying. 

The Varlamov channel on Telegram reported she had worked at NTV since 2006.

2 hr 2 min agoCanada imposes new sanctions in response to Russian invasion of UkraineFrom CNN’s Rebekah Riess

Canada is imposing new sanctions in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, including restrictions on 15 Russian officials who enabled and supported President Vladimir Putin’s choice to invade the country, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly announced in a statement Tuesday.

The new measures seek to apply additional pressure on Putin to reverse course and align with measures taken by Canada’s international partners. According to Global Affairs Canada, the sanctions demonstrate a global commitment to impose sweeping economic measures on the Russian leadership to weaken its ability to wage war on Ukraine.

“Canada will not relent in its support of Ukraine and its people. President Putin made the choice to [further]

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