Moscow denies accusations of extrajudicial killings in the Ukrainian city of Izyum, while Kiev says a Russian missile has fallen near a nuclear power plant in the southern region of Mykolaiv.
The statement comes after Russia's Justice Ministry last week requested the "dissolution" of the Jewish Agency because of unspecified legal violations.
Russia's strikes targeted "exclusively" military infrastructure and were "not connected with the agreement on the export of grain," said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Russia's Putin would not have started military offensive in Ukraine if he was a woman, says UK PM Johnson. Putin answers "a woman decided to start a war" against Argentina, referring to then British PM Thatcher's 1982 Falkland Islands offensive.
US says its top diplomat Antony Blinken will meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov as hundreds of shells fly in eastern Ukraine, ratcheting up tensions in the highly combustible corner of Europe.
Kremlin says the meeting between Turkish President Erdogan and Russian President Putin will be held when the pandemic situation and the schedules of the two leaders allow for it.
US President Joe Biden will tell Russian President Vladimir Putin in a video conference that Russia could be hit with the toughest economic sanctions yet if it invades Ukraine, White House officials said.
Existing transit routes allow for bolstering supply from Russia as gas prices rise to a record high in Europe in recent days.
Baku dismisses Yerevan's accusations that it was laying "siege" to a lake on their border, calling such claims "provocative."
NATO and Kiev have warned Russia against building up troops near eastern Ukraine, prompting Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov to threaten Western countries with force if they send troops to join the fray.
Asked about US President Joe Biden’s remarks, President Vladimir Putin charged they reflect the troubled past of US, pointing to atomic bombing of Japan, history of slaughtering Native Americans and slavery.
EU’s foreign policy chief Borrell has conveyed his concerns on the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny to Russian FM Lavrov, who called the bloc an unreliable partner. Both sides, however, appeared ready to engage where possible.
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