Lithuania's Seimas votes to recognize Russian paramilitary force Wagner Group as a terrorist organization, citing the group's "numerous crimes" in Ukraine, including the killing and torturing of civilians.
Russia launches cruise missiles at targets across Ukraine. Buildings and critical infrastructure are damaged, and at least five civilians were killed in Lviv Oblast when a missile destroyed their home, according to the region's governor Maksym Kozytskyy.
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom adds Cuba, Nicaragua, and the Russian paramilitary organization Wagner Group to its blacklist of countries and organizations violating international religious freedom, signalling possible sanctions by the U.S. government.
Poland and Lithuania join Ukraine in calling for stronger Western sanctions on Russia, with Polish President Andrzej Duda saying that "everything must be done" to prevent a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine, and that he was "absolutely against any policy of concessions to Russia".
Amidst ongoing protests against Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus abruptly closes its borders with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine, while leaving its border with Russia open. Lukashenko insists that the move is to restrict the spread of COVID-19.
The United States Air Force lands two of its most advanced fighter jets in Lithuania for the first time in a show of support for the Baltic states which have become worried about Russia's actions in Ukraine.