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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

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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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