The official Kremlin claims that at least 120.000 Ukrainian soldiers were sent to Donbas.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov referred to the statement of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that there is a need for Moscow to end the war in the region, saying that the situation in Donbas is "an internal issue of Ukraine" and that it can only be resolved among Ukrainians.
The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced a reward for those of his compatriots who are fully vaccinated against covid, AFP reported.
The agency notes that the measure was taken to encourage Ukrainians to be vaccinated. Only less than a third of the country's population is fully vaccinated against covid.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has acknowledged that the possibility of a full-fledged war with Russia exists and believes that this would be the 'greatest mistake.'
"I think, maybe," the Ukrainian leader stated on Friday at the YES Brainstorming forum, answering a question about the possibility of a full-fledged war with Russia.
US President Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House on Wednesday in a show of solidarity between the two countries, the White House said on Sunday. The meeting is taking place two days later than originally scheduled, as Biden oversees the response to Hurricane Ida and the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, Reuters reported.