He compared the situation in newly liberated areas of the northeast "to the bloody soap opera after Bucha", a town near Kyiv where he accused Russian forces of committing numerous war crimes in the first phase of the war. Moscow denied the charges.
Ukraine expecting attacks as it marks its independence from Soviet rule and six months of war with Russia
Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz spoke to Mr Putin by phone for 80 minutes.
Ukrainian leader tells TV station ‘there are things that can only be reached at the negotiating table’
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv to vow continued support for Ukraine's fight against Russia, as Moscow said it had struck at weapons supplied by Western nations in the country's south.
Volodymyr Zelensky will address the UN security council on Tuesday amid global revulsion at apparently deliberate civilian killings by Russian troops in Ukraine, as the US and EU prepared further sanctions against a defiant Moscow.
Russia faced a fresh wave of condemnation on Monday after evidence emerged of what appeared to be deliberate killings of civilians in Ukraine. Some Western leaders called for further sanctions in response to the alleged atrocities, even as Moscow continued to press its offensive in the country’s east.
A pull-out of Russian troops is "slow but noticeable", Zelensky says