Ukraine rules out territorial concessions, as Russia steps up attacks

Ukraine rules out territorial concessions, as Russia steps up attacks

Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to Russia, and Poland's president said any loss of Ukrainian territory would be a "huge blow" to the entire West as he warned against appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia won't simply put up with Nato's Nordic expansion, Ryabkov says

Russia won't simply put up with Nato's Nordic expansion, Ryabkov says

Russia said on Monday that the West should have no illusions that Moscow will simply put up with the Nordic expansion of the US-led Nato military alliance to include Sweden and Finland, casting the move as a mistake that would stoke military tension.

Ukraine's Mariupol defenders face final showdown with Russian invaders

Ukraine's Mariupol defenders face final showdown with Russian invaders

Ukraine's last soldiers in the port city of Mariupol face a brutal final showdown Sunday with besieging Russian forces, who are hoping to deliver a critical win ahead of the country's victory day.

Putin discusses Ukraine with Russian security council

Putin discusses Ukraine with Russian security council

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Moscow's conflict with Ukraine and its international repercussions with his security council on Friday, the Kremlin said on its website.

France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

France on Monday warned Russia not to resort to blackmail over efforts to revive a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, after Moscow demanded a US guarantee that sanctions it faces over Ukraine would not hurt its trade with Tehran.

Any countries imposing no-fly zone over Ukraine party to conflict: Putin

Any countries imposing no-fly zone over Ukraine party to conflict: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that any country that sought to impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine would be considered by Moscow to have entered the conflict.

Putin says Russia's neighbours should not escalate tensions

Putin says Russia's neighbours should not escalate tensions

President Vladimir Putin urged Russia's neighbours on Friday not to escalate tensions, eight days after Moscow sent its forces into Ukraine.

Russian forces seize huge Ukrainian nuclear plant, fire extinguished

Russian forces seize huge Ukrainian nuclear plant, fire extinguished

A huge blaze at the site of Europe's biggest nuclear power station was extinguished on Friday, and officials said the plant in southeastern Ukraine was operating normally after it was seized by Russian forces in fighting that caused global alarm.

Russia warns Kyiv residents to flee, bombs cities

Russia warns Kyiv residents to flee, bombs cities

Russia warned Kyiv residents to flee their homes Tuesday and rained rockets on the city of Kharkiv as Russian commanders intensified their bombardment of Ukrainian urban areas in a shift of tactics after their six-day assault stalled.

Canada says Russian airline Aeroflot violated its airspace

Canada says Russian airline Aeroflot violated its airspace

Russian airline Aeroflot on Sunday violated a ban on aircraft from the country using Canadian airspace, regulator Transport Canada said, on the same day the restriction was imposed in response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

UN reports at least 240 civilian casualties, 64 deaths in Ukraine

UN reports at least 240 civilian casualties, 64 deaths in Ukraine

At least 64 civilians have been killed and more than 160,000 are on the move after Russian troops entered Ukraine this week, a United Nations relief agency said.

Smartphone in hand, Ukraine's president takes centre stage in a capital under attack

Smartphone in hand, Ukraine's president takes centre stage in a capital under attack

The morning after Russian missiles rained down on Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addressed the nation in his favourite style: the selfie video.