The European Union has on Sunday banned Russian aircrafts from flying its airspace effective immediately.
The news was confirmed by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen who said that the aircrafts banned are Russian owned and registered aircrafts.
Leyen was speaking as the war in Ukraine entered its fourth day as European countries impose tougher sanctions to Russia in a bid to call the ongoing war.
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President Putin has however confirmed orders for Nuclear generals to remain on high alert to respond to the latest ban on Russia banks in the SWIFT system and control of the Russia Central Bank.
Over five million Ukraine nationals are expected to leave the country if the situation escalates as neighbouring countries prepare the influx of people in their country.
President Lukasheko of Belarus has made a breakthrough in peace talks between Ukraine and Russia with officials from both countries set to meet at the border of Belarus.