A Moldovan deputy for the pro-Russian Socialist Party, Alla Dolinta, resigned on Wednesday from parliament and from the Socialist Party of Moldova, PSRM, because of the party's stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
"For over four-and-a-half months, in a neighbouring state, Ukraine, which is essentially my home because my parents were born there, is at war," she said.
Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:
The Council of the EU has approved Ukraine and Moldova receiving candidate status
Yesterday, the Council of the European Union approved Ukraine and Moldova receiving candidate status.
This was announced on Twitter by the President of the Council Charles Michel.
More than 120,000 Georgians marched in the streets of Georgia in support of the country's EU bid, days after the European Commission recommended postponing Tbilisi's bid, AFP reported.
Waving Georgian, Ukrainian and European flags, thousands of protesters flooded the main street in the capital, Tbilisi.