Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says certain Western countries are risking triggering a nuclear war by deploying boots in eastern Ukraine, warning Moscow could strike Western targets.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived in Saudi Arabia to push Riyadh to actively support Kiev in its war against Russia.
Ukraine has complained about its Western allies' late delivery of weapons and munitions to the Kiev forces, blaming the West's delays for its latest defeats against Russia.
NATO’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Ukraine’s accession to the military alliance is only a question of time, though NATO leaders are still seeking to overcome divisions on the second anniversary of the war with Russia.
Moscow has condemned as "illegal" and "fruitless" a fresh package of sanctions the European Union adopted against the country on Friday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the repetition of baseless claims against the Islamic Republic over the war in Ukraine has reached a "boring stage".
Only 10 percent of Europeans believe Ukraine can still defeat Russia, according to a new EU-wide survey, almost two years after Moscow launched a military operation against the former Soviet state.
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has threatened Washington, Berlin, London and Kiev with nuclear attacks if Russia is forced to retreat from Ukraine.
Ukrainian troops have pulled out of the key town of Avdiivka amid the war with Russia, making it Moscow’s most significant territorial gain since they seized the eastern city of Bakhmut last May.
Ukraine says fierce fighting is raging for the frontline city of Avdiivka which has become a main target for Russia ahead of the second anniversary of its special military operation.