28 March 2023,   15:36
338th day of war in Ukraine - the list of key events

Ukrainian civilians raced for cover as Russia fired a barrage of missiles and drones across the country, killing at least 11 people, a day after Kyiv won pledges of battlefield tanks to combat Moscow’s invasion from western countries.

Ukrainian government officials who shirk their duties during wartime will be quickly removed, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelensky said amid a crack down on corruption. More than a dozen officials have been removed this week after a series of scandals and graft allegations.

The UK hopes the Challenger 2 tanks it is supplying to Ukraine will arrive in the country at the end of March, defence department minister Alex Chalk said.

Canada has confirmed that it will be sending 4 Leopard tanks to Ukrainian forces, the AFP reports.