The Nordic country said it has 36 Leopard 2 tanks but didn't say how many it will provide to Kiev as fighting continues in the eastern Donetsk region on the conflict's 341st day.
Russia says its forces have taken control of Soledar in eastern Ukraine, in what would be a rare success for Moscow after months of battlefield reverses, but Kiev says its troops are still fighting in the town, as fighting enters its 325th day.
The head of Russian military contractor company has said their forces had completely liberated the eastern Ukrainian mining town of Soledar by killing around 500 pro-Ukranian soldiers as fighting enters its 321st day.
To help Ukraine's 43 million people maintain their resolve in fighting — now on its 280th day — NATO allies are considering sending Patriot missiles, angering Russia, and boosting provisions of blankets, generators and other basic necessities.
Fierce fighting between Ukraine and Russia continues in eastern parts of the country, and Kiev accuses Moscow of targeting energy infrastructure before retreating from the western bank of the Dnipro river as the conflict enters its 265th day.
A massive barrage of Russian cruise missile and drone strikes hits critical infrastructure in Kiev, Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities as the conflict enters its 250th day.
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy urges the international community to cover an expected budget deficit of $38 billion next year for his country, with fighting raging on its 244th day.
US alleges Iran has deployed military staff in occupied Crimea to provide assistance to Russian forces using Iranian-made drones to attack Ukraine in fighting – now in its 240th day.
Ukraine gets pledges from its Western allies for more powerful air defence systems and Russian forces attack the Kiev region with drones on the 232nd day of the conflict.
Kiev says it has retaken more settlements in a counter-offensive against Russian forces and strikes batter the city of Zaporizhzhia in fatal attacks tearing through high-rise buildings as fighting enters the 225th day.
Upper house of Russia's parliament approves the annexation of four Ukrainian regions while Kiev's forces continue with their counter-offensive on day 223 of fighting.
The documents now pass back to the Kremlin for President Putin's final signature to formally annex the four regions — Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia — representing around 18 percent of Ukraine's territory.
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