RUSSIA-UKRAINE LIVE: Ukraine peace negotiator Denis Kireev is shot dead amid claims he is Russian spy, Boris Johnson issues six-point plan on how West can defeat Vladimir Putin as video shows Russian helicopter shot down
The Russian President faced an unprecedented wave of international fury yesterday for offering safe passage to Ukrainian refugees – only to bombard them with artillery as they fled.
Some 200,000 civilians had been set to leave the port city of Mariupol and 15,000 from Volnovakha in eastern Ukraine at 7am yesterday (UK time) as part of a temporary ceasefire deal overseen by the Red Cross.
Meanwhile, a Ukrainian peace negotiator is reported to have been shot dead amid claims he might have been a spy for the Russians. The reports are unconfirmed.
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