Ukraine-Russia live news: US to send $450m more in military aid | Russia-Ukraine war News

The United States is sending $450 million more in military aid to Ukraine, including another four High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). The Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Russia is carefully recording the use of each Western-supplied weapon to ensure Ukraine fulfils its promise of not launching an attack into Russia. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian reserves heading to Luhansk | Russia-Ukraine war News

Governor of Luhansk says Moscow is sending a large number of reserve troops to Severodonetsk. Russia is renewing its efforts to advance south of Ukraine’s eastern city of Izyum, British defence ministry says. The United Nations estimates more than 10,000 civilians, including hundreds of children, have now been killed or injured in the war in … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Macron praises Ukrainian ‘heroism’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

French President Emmanuel Macron praises Ukrainian “heroism” as he visits war-damaged Irpin, a suburb of the capital Kyiv, along with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. The European leaders’ visit comes as heavy fighting continues in the eastern city of Severodonetsk where battles are being “fought for every house,” a local … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Severodonetsk razed ‘square by square’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Amnesty International says Russia’s killing of hundreds of civilians in Kharkiv, many using cluster bombs, amounts to war crimes. Russian forces are destroying the key city of Severodonetsk “square by square” and gaining ground due to a significant advantage in artillery, the Luhansk governor says. An arms research institute says the risk of nuclear war … Read more

Live updates | Biden: Zelenskyy didn’t want to hear US info

LOS ANGELES — President Joe Biden, speaking to donors at a Democratic fundraiser here, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy “didn’t want to hear it” when U.S. intelligence gathered information that Russia was preparing to invade. The remarks came as Biden was talking about his work to rally and solidify support for Ukraine as the war … Read more

Live updates | Ukraine says Russia pounding Sievierodonetsk

KYIV, Ukraine — An adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office says Russian troops have changed their tactics in the battle for Sievierodonetsk. Oleksiy Arestovych said Wednesday that Russian soldiers have retreated from the city and are now pounding it with artillery and airstrikes. As a result, he says, the city center is deserted. In … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Moscow says Ukraine must de-mine ports | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says Ukraine must de-mine its Black Sea ports for grain exports to resume amid fears of a global food crisis. As Russian troops press for complete control of Severodonetsk, a strategically important eastern city, a Ukrainian official says Kyiv’s forces may have to pull back to “stronger positions”. Ukraine’s prime … Read more