Ukraine has been successful in recapturing towns and defensive positions near Kyiv, Britain's Ministry of Defence said.
The West sees China as continuing to provide significant diplomatic and political cover for Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Taipei's top intelligence official assessed the popular FSB letters as likely psychological operations run out of the Kremlin.
Beyond Russia and Ukraine, China encourages "the U.S., the NATO members to all be engaged in the peace talks," Chinese embassy spokesperson Liu Pengyu said.
Senior State Department official told Newsweek it's "more important than ever" that countries "deny the Russian government the ability to achieve its agenda through multilateral diplomacy."
"I think we can fully expect that there'll be cyberattacks on the United States and our allies in weeks and months ahead," Rep. Jason Crow told Newsweek.
"We are looking at the implications and consequences that would be associated with reserve members fighting in a foreign country on behalf of another government," a Pentagon spokesperson told Newsweek.
We don't have time to wait for girls to grow into women before we hear them.
"The main task is not to frighten each other with digital means," Russia's top cyber diplomat said, "but to try to reach agreements before it is too late."
Kyiv, which has the ear of many in the West, is taking a more diplomatic approach as it lobbies Beijing for support.
As the U.S. eyes potential war crimes committed by Russia in Ukraine, Syria's envoy to the U.N. Bassam Sabbagh accused the U.S. of "atrocities" in his country.
Boris Romantschenko, 96, survived the Buchenwald, Peenemünde, Dora and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps during World War II.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Biden will visit Poland during his trip this week to Europe for urgent talks with NATO and European allies.
The U.S. has voiced concern that Beijing might aid Moscow by sending military equipment.
"This is the right place to find peace. If it is possible," said Zelensky.
"The meeting dealt with the overall relations between the two countries and the prospects for expanding the circle of bilateral cooperation," according to the Syrian presidency.
After the leaders' call, a senior Biden administration official said that "China will make its own decisions" in the coming days and weeks.
"I think major powers have to work together to get us out this crisis," Huiyao Wang, president of the Center for China and Globalization, told Newsweek.
Olga Pettersson, who is based in Sweden, told Newsweek that Russia's claims of bioweapons labs in Ukraine were "ridiculous."
McDonald's was one of the first major restaurant chains to announce that it would suspend operations in Russia in response to the Ukraine invasion.
We welcome the bipartisan support of the U.S. Congress.
Putin's forces are "three weeks in, basically frozen around the country, struggling to feed their troops and to supply them with arms and ammunition."
"There has been significant progress and we are close to a possible deal," a State Department spokesperson told Newsweek.
An ex-Ukraine presidential aide, in touch with Kyiv's negotiators, told Newsweek they will "probably" do a deal but "there is no assurance it will ever work."
China has issued a string of denials this week after U.S. officials suggested Beijing could supply Moscow with material aid.
After the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster became a battle zone between Russia and Ukraine, an earthquake hit a site near the second-worst incident.
There is "a concern that Iran is 'testing' Israel and the U.S. during a chaotic time," former Israeli ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon told Newsweek.
The Ukrainians have shown the strength of their dedication to their democracy time and again, now we must show ours through increased aid and a commitment that will extend until Ukraine drives Russian President Vladimir Putin's forces back.