“Ukraine accused Moscow on Thursday of forcibly taking hundreds of thousands of civilians from shattered Ukrainian cities to Russia, where some may be used as ‘hostages’ to pressure Kyiv to give up. Lyudmyla Denisova, Ukraine’s ombudsperson, said 402,000 people, including 84,000 children, have been taken against their will. The Kremlin has said that those who were relocated wanted to go to Russia.” (This is how brazen the lies have become. Russia is kidnapping civilians and marketing it as Spring Break.)

+ “Putin was banking on Nato being split. From my conversations with him it was clear he didn’t think it could sustain this cohesion. Putin is getting exactly the opposite of what he thought he was going to get when he went into Ukraine. Nato has never been more united than it is today.” At a NATO meeting, Biden called for more sanctions and for members to maintain unity. The U.S. will welcome 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. Zelensky asked for more weapons. Here’s the latest from BBC.

+ Sergey Lavrov’s stepdaughter was sanctioned after her luxury london life was exposed. Her fortune was surfaced by Maria Pevchikh on Twitter. Her latest tweet-thread is on what sure seems to be Putin’s Yacht. Have a look at this wonderful yacht called Scheherezade