Igor Strelkov

Day 316 of the Invasion of Ukraine: France sends Bastion Light Tanks, Biden considers sending Bradley Vehicles (UPDATED)

Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Russia announced a Christmas truce in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a Christmas truce across the entire front in Ukraine from noon tomorrow until midnight on January 7.

Russia says scores of soldiers killed in Ukrainian strike

Russia on Monday said more than 60 soldiers were killed in a Ukrainian strike on Russian-controlled territory in a New Year assault, the biggest loss of life reported by Moscow so far.

Kiev took responsibility for the strike, which it said took place in the occupied city of Makiivka in eastern Ukraine on New Year's Eve.

Russia Blames Ukraine for the Murder of Darya Dugina

Russian services blamed Ukraine for the murder of Darya Dugina, the Russian news agency Interfax reported.

According to Russia's Federal Security Service, "the crime was prepared and carried out by the Ukrainian special services."

The FSB revealed the murder of Russian journalist Darya Dugina, the Federal Security Service said in a statement.