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Ukraine admits ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ is a myth

Ukraine's air force has admitted the Ghost of Kyiv - a military hero and an ace fighter pilot - is a super-hero legend created by Ukrainians.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic slam Wimbledon Russia and Belarus bans

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have spoken out against Wimbledon's ban on Russian and Belarusian players over the Ukraine invasion.

Russia makes last-minute bond payment

Russia has made a late U-turn to avoid a default, as it made a number of overdue interest payments in dollars on its overseas bonds.

Russia warns of serious nuclear war risks

The risks of nuclear war are "considerable" over the Ukraine conflict, Russia's foreign minister says, as he accuses NATO of waging a proxy war through Kyiv.

Pope decries Russia’s ‘cruel and senseless’ war in Ukraine

Pope Francis has urged leaders to hear the people's plea for peace in Ukraine and implicitly criticised Russia for dragging the country into a "cruel and senseless" conflict.

Russian attacks on Mariupol may scupper peace talks: Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has threatened to withdraw from the ongoing peace talks with Russia if Ukrainian fighters trapped in the port city of Mariupol are killed by the Russian forces besieging the city.

Two-thirds of Ukraine’s children have fled

The United Nations' children's agency says nearly two-thirds of all Ukrainian children have fled their homes in the six weeks since Russia's invasion.

Russia laments ‘tragedy’ of troop deaths

A spokesman for Russia says his country's attack on Ukraine has not progressed as quickly as it wanted, adding "We have significant losses".
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