Video footage shows dozens of people cheering and chanting victory slogans in Kherson city's central square, where the apparent first Ukrainian troops to arrive snapped selfies in the throng.
Ukrainian troops push towards Kherson, after Moscow orders retreat, even as Kiev warns Russian troops could still turn Kherson into a "city of death", as fighting enters its 261st day.
Russia orders its troops to withdraw from the west bank of the Dnipro River near the strategic southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, a potential turning point in conflict – now in its 260th day.
Residents of besieged Ukrainian city of Bakhmut are living in dire conditions, with civilians killed and wounded daily as fighting between opposing sides continues on day 256.
Iran has acknowledged for the first time that it supplied Russia with drones, insisting the transfer came before the war in Ukraine that enters its 255th day.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan highlights the importance of the landmark Black Sea grain deal for African countries.
Russia had announced on Saturday that it would suspend its participation in the UN-brokered Black Sea grain export deal due to Ukrainian attacks on its Black Sea Fleet's ships.
The Kremlin alleges that the United Kingdom "directed and coordinated" explosions on the Russia-Europe Nord Stream gas pipelines as the Ukraine conflict enters its 251st day.
Moscow suspends its implementation of Black Sea grain deal that has brought down soaring global food prices amid fighting - now in its 249th day – with Ukraine accusing Moscow of creating a world "hunger games".
The Russian Defence Ministry cited an alleged Ukrainian drone attack on Saturday against Russia’s Black Sea Fleet ships moored off the coast of occupied Crimea as the reason for the move.
Russia says reservists have been called up, with Moscow fighting to turn the tide after defeats in Ukraine have left the key southern city of Kherson in Kiev's sights, as the conflict continues onto its 247th day.
Ukrainian troops are holding out against repeated attacks near two key towns in the eastern Donbass region, President Zelenskyy says, describing the Russian tactics as "crazy," as fighting enters its 246th day.
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