President tells US officials that Donbas situation remains ‘very difficult’; Ukraine’s head of military intelligence says August will be turning point in conflict
Russian forces are withdrawing from Kharkiv, Ukraine saysRussia suffers ‘worst aviation losses in decades’, says ZelenskiyRefugees staying with UK hosts not cleared by criminal record checksPutin warns Finland that joining Nato would harm Russia relationsSenior US senators visit Zelenskiy in Kyiv
In case you’d missed it, Italy is set to host the Grand Final of the Eurovision song contest later on Saturday – and Ukraine is the favourite to win.
Kalush Orchestra, a band that blends traditional folk and hip-hop, is competing in the event with the song Stefania, which has become an anthem at home, the Guardian’s Rome correspondent Angela Giuffrida reported earlier this week.
Source Here: theguardian.com