Russia strikes Kyiv flats as talks resume


Russian and Ukrainian representatives resume talks in a bid to end weeks of fighting.

A spokesman for the Ukrainian president’s office hints at progress, saying Ukraine is pushing for an immediate ceasefire.

But Russia continues its bombardment of many Ukrainian cities, with one person killed in a strike on a block of flats in the capital Kyiv.

Russia’s missile attack on a military base near Poland on Sunday was an attempt to “threaten” Nato, Poland’s deputy foreign minister says.

China says a claim by US officials that Russia asked Beijing to provide it with military assistance in Ukraine is “disinformation.”

Russian naval forces have cut Ukraine off from maritime trade by controlling its Black Sea coast, the UK defence ministry says.

Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove will tell MPs later about a UK plan to house Ukrainian refugees in people’s homes.