Ukrainian armed forces said Major General Andrei Kolesnikov, the commander of the Eastern Military District, is the latest senior Russian officer to die since Vladimir Putin’s troops invaded Ukraine 16 days ago.
Russian forces have shelled a mosque in the southern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, where more than 80 adults and children, including Turkish citizens, have taken refuge, Ukraine's foreign ministry said on Saturday.
Both Russia and Ukraine attract a substantial number of students from India for the MBBS and BDS courses.
On Thursday, the Turkish resort city of Antalya hosted the first talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba since the start of Russia's invasion.
After French President Emmanuel Macron had a 75-minute telephonic conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the French presidency official has said, “We did not detect a willingness on Putin’s part to end the war.”
Ukraine’s parliament claims a plastic bag was placed over Ivan Fedorov’s head by a group of 10 armed men.
It was a fatal move: in a village outside Kyiv, she was killed by Russian soldiers moving in a tank. Their vehicle pulled over to allow the Russian troops to pass when one of them opened fire at their car.
UNHCR, the UN's refugee agency, recorded 2,011,312 refugees on its dedicated website, 276,244 more than the previous count on Monday. UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi called it a "shocking milestone".
Explosions were also heard going off in Kyiv overnight and continued into the early hours of Saturday morning; Russia has started implementing its new law under which citizens who spread what it described as “fake” information about the military can be jailed for up to 15 years.