A Russian attack on Zaporizhzhia overnight struck apartment buildings and killed at least 17 people.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Friday said Ukrainian forces have recaptured nearly 2,500 square kilometers (965 square miles) of territory from Russia in a counteroffensive that began late last month.
A Ukrainian court has sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in prison for killing a Ukrainian civilian.
Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, Russia's top diplomat warned Ukraine against provoking World War III. and said the threat of a nuclear conflict "should not be underestimated".
Russia has initiated its long-feared, full-scale ground offensive to take control of Ukraine's east on Monday, Ukrainian officials said.
As anticipated, Russia has intensified its assault on the Donetsk region after withdrawing from Northern areas of Ukraine.