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Russia-Ukraine live news: UNGA votes to demand Russian withdrawal

Russia-Ukraine live news: United Nations votes to demand Russian withdrawal



The UN General Assembly’s resolution condemns Russia for the invasion of Ukraine and demands the immediate withdrawal of its troops.

Highlights of today’s happenings in Ukraine:

  • A second round of talks is expected to take place on the Belarusian border on Thursday. The Russian negotiator says a ceasefire is set to be discussed.
  • Russia claims its forces have captured Kherson, in Ukraine’s south.
  • Local authorities deny Kherson has fallen, but say Russian troops have encircled the city.
  • Deaths mount as Russian attacks pound several cities, including northeastern Kharkiv and Mariupol, in the southeast.
  • The UN says more than 870,000 people have fled Ukraine in search of safety in other countries.
  • An enormous Russian military convoy is now about 25km north of the capital, Kyiv.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Moscow is aiming to “erase” Ukraine.
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