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Hundreds arrested as Russian draft protests continue

Hundreds of people have been arrested by authorities as protests against Russia's new "partial mobilization" continue across the country, an independent rights group has said. OVD-Info said 724 people were detained across 32…

Zelensky calls for ‘just punishment’ for Russia

Russia must face "just punishment" over its invasion of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky has told the UN General Assembly in New York. In a pre-recorded video, the Ukrainian leader called for the creation of a special…

Ukraine claims control of key Oskil river on front line

Ukrainian forces say they have regained control of the east bank of the River Oskil, seen as the front line with Russian troops in north-east Ukraine. Russia's army has been almost completely pushed out of the Kharkiv region…

Ukraine: mass grave found in liberated Izyum city

Ukraine says it has evidence of a mass grave in Izyum, the north-eastern city recently freed from Russian occupation. Regional police head Volodymyr Tymoshko said more than 400 bodies were thought to have been buried there.…

Houses flooded after missiles hit major dam in Ukraine

Russian missiles have hit a reservoir dam near the southern Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih, officials say. Residents in some areas were told to evacuate, city head Oleksandr Vilkul said, but he added the situation was under…

Ukraine war: EU moves to cut peak electricity use by 5%

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has called for cuts to electricity use across the bloc and windfall taxes on energy firms to tackle high prices. She told the European Parliament that gas and electricity prices had hit all-time…