Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a decree simplifying the process of acquiring Russian citizenship for all Ukrainian nationals.
Russian shelling in Ukraine’s northeastern city of Kharkiv killed three people on Monday and wounded dozens of others, according to regional governor Oleh Synehubov.
Synehubov accuses Moscow’s forces of hitting civilian targets with three missiles, saying they are guilty of “absolute terrorism”.
The death toll from Russian missile strikes on Saturday in the eastern town of Chasiv Yar has risen to 30 people, according to a Ukrainian official.
The governor of Russia’s Kaliningrad has proposed a ban on the movement of goods between the three Baltic states and Russia, in response to what authorities in the exclave have called a “blockade” of its territory by Lithuania.