Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:
Zelensky expects more weapons from the allies, heavy fighting for Soledar
Ukraine says its troops are holding their ground in the eastern town of Soledar, where heavy fighting is taking place. President Volodymyr Zelensky stressed the need for more weapons from the allies.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Polish authorities were taking a "furious attitude on the verge of madness" towards Russia, while Russian senator Alexei Pushkov told Polish officials to learn the lessons of history before they start preparing for war with Russia.
"Poland is preparing for war with Russia? History does not teach the Polish elite anything," Puskov said.