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The latest developments of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, all times EST:
2:33 a.m.: Kazakhstan denies Russia’s request for troops, NBC News reports.
1:57 a.m.: “Kyiv requires special attention,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Saturday. “We cannot lose the capital.”
1:33 a.m.: Syrian president praises Russian actions, Al Jazeera reports.
1 a.m.: Protests against Russia continue in Australia.
12:39 a.m.: The BBC reports that missiles are being launched at Ukraine from the Black Sea.
12:26 a.m.: The Associated Press reports that street fighting is under way.
12:05 a.m.: Russia blocked a move Friday in the U.N. Security Council to condemn and halt its invasion of Ukraine, but several nations said they would seek accountability from the full U.N. membership in the General Assembly. VOA’s Margaret Besheer has the story.
12:01 a.m.: Agence France-Presse has a timeline of major events in the conflict:
Some information in this report came from The Associated Press, Reuters and Agence France-Presse.