More than three million people have fled Ukraine since the start of the invasion, the UN says
Here are the latest developments in Russia’s war in Ukraine:
– ‘Dangerous moment’ for Kyiv –
At least two people die in strikes on a 16-storey building in Kyiv’s Sviatoshynsky district. More than half the population has fled.
More than three million people have fled Ukraine since the start of the invasion, the UN migration agency IOM says.
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, says 1.8 million people have fled to Poland.
Ninety-seven Ukrainian children have died since the invasion began, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tells Canadian lawmakers.
– No NATO for Ukraine –
“Ukraine is not a member of NATO. We understand that. We have heard for years that the doors were open, but we also heard that we could not join. It’s a truth and it must be recognised,” Zelensky tells military officials.
Marina Ovsyannikova, the journalist who protested against the conflict during a prime-time news broadcast on Russian state television, is fined and released.
– ‘Positive’ talks –
Zelensky earlier referred to discussions as “pretty good” while the Kremlin said the fact they were ongoing “is in itself positive”.
Russia’s foreign ministry says it is launching a procedure to exit the Council of Europe, amid growing pressure for its expulsion from the pan-European rights group.
The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia, head to Kyiv by train to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
– Russia ‘enlists 40,000 Syrian fighters’ –
– Four journalists killed –
– ‘Massive’ damage to airport –
– China wary of sanctions –
Washington has expressed concern about the “alignment” between Russia and China, which refuses to condemn the invasion of Ukraine.
Germany’s cyber security agency BSI urges consumers not to use the anti-virus software made by Russia’s Kaspersky, warning the firm could be implicated in cyber warfare.