Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister for Reintegration of Temporary Occupied Territories

Deputy Prime Minister informed on the situation with humanitarian corridors in Ukraine.

Unfortunate on the route Izum – Lozova (Kharkiv Region) humanitarian convoy had to turn around and return to city of Lozova. Russian forces despite the reached agreements started shelling the road on the way of the convoy. As a result, evacuation of civilians and humanitarian aid on that rout are not possible at this time.  

On the rout of villages Andriivka (Kyiv Region) – Zhytomyr twelve busses of humanitarian convoy were stopped at one of the Russian checkpoints and were forced to return to the starting point.

Routs Makariv (Kyiv Region) – Zhytomyr, Borodyanka (Kyiv Region) – Zhytomyr and Mariupol - Zaporizhzhia were shelled by Russian forces. Evacuation was not successful.

Ukrainian authorities will continue evacuation efforts for the city of Mariupol. Tomorrow the convoy will be accompanied by the journalists and priests; all the world will be watching. First, there will be attempt to deliver humanitarian cargo to the city. In case of successes, on the way back, convoy is planned to pick up locals who wish to flee Mariupol.

Deputy Prime Minister called on all the journalists to air the attempt due to the high probability of it`s failure.

Volnovaha – Pokrovsk rout evacuation also never took place.

1000 people were evacuated from the cities of Vorzel. Civilians were also transported from Bucha, Gostomel and Kozarovichi.

Tomorrow all the efforts to deliver humanitarian aid and help people escape war will continue. New routs will be formed.



Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Extraordinary session of the International Maritime Organization

Extraordinary session of the International Maritime Organization Council was healed on March 10-11. The session was convened by Ukraine and 16 member states, during which Ukraine proposed a series of practical steps to bring Russia to justice for its crimes against the Ukrainian people and called for closing ports for Russian ships.

  Following the meeting, the Council strongly condemned Russia's violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as the Russian military's attacks on commercial vessels.

  For the crews of those vessels that have not left dangerous waters for reasons of safety of navigation, terrestrial humanitarian corridors for evacuation should be established. The Council also called on the member states of the International Maritime Organization and relevant organizations to ensure the security of maritime supply chains, in particular for the delivery of food and medicine to the civilian population of Ukraine, and to provide maximum assistance to seafarers.

  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, together with other state authorities on the diplomatic front, continues to take maximum measures to restore the violated rights of Ukraine and bring Russia to justice.



Operational situation on the diplomatic front as for 11March 7 pm CET

The anti-Putin coalition is imposing new sanctions that will further deep Russia's economic isolation. Today, the United States has deprived Russia of its "greatest promotion" status in its market, eliminating the important benefits that Russia has as a member of the World Trade Organization. In addition, President Joe Biden issued a decree banning the export of US dollars to Russia. The ban will also apply to imports of Russian vodka, seafood and diamonds into the US.


The United Kingdom has imposed sanctions on 386 members of Russia's State Duma for voting for the independence of the so-called "DPR" and "LPR". The new sanctions will ban people on the list from traveling, accessing assets and doing business in the UK;

Canada has imposed a new package of sanctions against Russia. The restrictions apply to 32 defense companies and five current and former Russian high-ranking officials and supporters of the Russian regime. In particular, Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich came under sanctions;

The European Union has prepared a fourth package of sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. In particular, the EU intends to deprive Russia of the status of the most favorable in its markets. The European Union will also work to end Russia's rights to membership in leading financial institutions, including the IMF and the World Bank;

Financial Aid:

The European Commission has provided 300 million euros in emergency macro-financial assistance to Ukraine. This is the first tranche of the 1.2 billion euro package. The funds are intended to increase Ukraine's macroeconomic stability and create conditions that will help minimize the risks associated with external factors, such as Russian aggression;

Isolation of the Russian Federation:

Tobacco company British American Tobacco has announced its withdrawal from the Russian market;

Avast, a popular antivirus program for computers, tablets and smartphones, will be unavailable to users in Russia and Belarus;

The Marriott International hotel chain is closing its Moscow office and suspending the opening of new hotels in Russia;

YouTube has started immediately blocking Russian state media channels around the world;

Humanitarian aid:

The Swiss Federal Council has increased the aid package to 80 million francs for the humanitarian needs of Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression;

A group of Latvian motorists, coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Defense, delivered 54 cars to Ukraine for the Armed Forces and the National Guard of Ukraine, as well as long-term storage products and motor fuel;

The Government of Pakistan has decided to provide humanitarian assistance to Ukraine;

Ukrainians in Nice organized the sending of 5 fire engines filled with humanitarian aid, including medicines and defibrillators;

The all-Austrian marathon "Nachbar in Not" ("Neighbor in Trouble") has started in Austria. Thanks to the initiative, donations worth almost 25 million euros have already been collected, and will later come to the aid of Ukrainian citizens.