Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has reportedly freed prisoners with military experience to join the fight against invading Russian forces and demanding immediate accession to the European Union, amid signs that international sanctions against Russia were causing economic turmoil.

Under martial law, Ukrainians with real combat experience will be released from custody and will be able to compensate for their guilt in the hottest spots of the conflict. We have taken a decision which is not easy from the moral point of view, but which is useful from the point of view of our defences. The key is now defence,”Zelensky said.

As fierce f!ghting continued across Ukraine — whose forces continue to hold Kyiv and Kharkiv — a Ukrainian delegation crossed into Belarus Monday morning for talks with Russia, although Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky has cautioned that a breakthrough is not expected,’ the Globe and Mail reports.

Away from that, Nollywood actress, Monalisa Stephen has opened up on his battle with Tinnitus, a condition commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing.

Taking to her Instagram story, Monalisa Stephen lamented how frustrating living with the condition is stating that she has to work twice as hard not to focus on it.

According to her sometimes she just cries and wishes it can go away but it’s not going. However, she made it clear that she did not share her experience to get pity but to let those battling know they are not alone.