#Ukraine says forces advancing in key city
#Ukrainian forces have taken over around 20 percent of the territory lost in the city of Severodonetsk, according to the head of the eastern region of Luhansk.
#Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov says that Russia will continue its “military operation” in Ukraine until all its objectives have been achieved.
#Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells the nation: “The victory will be ours”.
#UN aid chief Martin Griffiths “had frank and productive discussions” with Russian officials about facilitating Ukrainian grain exports from Black Sea ports, a UN spokesman said.
#UN chief asks for an end to violence.