Particularly intense fighting is raging in the Donbass region, on which Moscow is focusing without significant progress, while “very difficult” negotiations are taking place over the fate of the last defenders of the strategic port city of Mariupol.
Here is all the news on this 80th day of war in Ukraine.
6:16 am | G7 urges China 'not to undermine' sanctions, wants to target vital Russian sectors
G7 foreign ministers promised on Saturday to “extend economic sanctions” aimed at Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine to “sectors on which Russia is particularly dependent” while urging China “not to undermine” these measures.
6:11 am | The G7 will “never recognize the borders” that Russia is trying to change by force
5:07 | Ukraine will win the war 'before the end of the year'
The war in Ukraine will experience a "turning point" in August and Russia will be defeated "before the end of the year", predicted the head of Ukrainian military intelligence, assuring that Kiv will succeed in reconquering all of its territory.
4h31 | Russia has stopped electricity deliveries to Finland
Electricity exports from Russia to Finland ceased overnight from Friday to Saturday after an announcement to that effect by a Russian supplier, an official from the Finnish electricity grid operator told AFP.