Published On 2 Jun 2022
7 minutes ago
- The Kremlin says Russia will continue its self-described “special military operation” in Ukraine until all its “goals” have been met as the offensive enters its 100th day.
- African Union chief says countries on the continent are “economic victims” of the conflict as they face a looming food crisis fuelled by Ukraine’s inability to export grain and other foodstuffs to global buyers.
- The United Nations crisis coordinator for Ukraine warns the war “has and will have no winner“.
- More than 9,000 civilians have been killed amid the conflict, the UN confirms, adding the true figure is likely “considerably higher” with continuing hostilities making efforts to count the dead difficult.