President Vladimir Putin spent 628 billion rubles on his military in April, Russia's Ministry of Finance reported,
The Russian Ministry of Defense says that nearly 1,000 Ukrainian fighters have surrendered at the Azovstal plant in the war-torn city of Mariupol so far this week.
The Russian citizen's purported efforts to damage the power lines may reflect remaining pockets of anti-war sentiment in Russia.
Ukrainian troops are said to have blasted Russian soldiers in a trench and destroyed an enemy BMP tank in a video released by Ukrainian military officials.
The former president says in a video clip that he wants to see Ukraine join the NATO military alliance.
Denis Pushilin, head of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, also said that a technology park could be built on the site of the Azovstal steel plant.
Russian military officials say their missiles targeted U.S.-supplied howitzers being moved by Ukrainian forces.
The Azovstal steel plant where Ukrainian soldiers have been holed up has been subjected to Russian attacks for weeks.
A huge fireball filled the sky as Ukrainian paratroopers blasted a Russian tank and detonated its onboard ammo, Ukraine military officials said.
The Russian leader sent tanks and anti-aircraft missile systems to his forces in Ukraine this week.
Colonel Denis Klozov had taken over the role two months ago, replacing his killed predecessor.
Ramzan Kadyrov also insulted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at an event in Moscow, saying the behavior of Germany's leadership was "schizophrenic."
Pakistani Billionaire Mohammad Zahoor has repeatedly shown his support for Ukraine's fight against Russia, according to reports.
The Russian drone appears to be missing its target by a significant distance.
Images and footage on social media showed plumes of white smoke falling over the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine.
On-the-run Russian troops abandoned their equipment and fled after an artillery strike devastated their hidden position, say Ukrainian military leaders.
Ukrainian troops shelled Russian targets with brand new M777 howitzers donated by the U.S. with the message "From America with Love."
The 45th Air Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces said a reconnaissance team identified the enemy base and the presence of Russian trucks entering the complex.
Nighttime aerial footage shows how a Russian tank is blasted to smithereens by Ukrainian munitions.
Russia said Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian fighters of the Azov Battalion surrendered at the besieged Azovstal plant, and more than 50 were in need of urgent medical attention.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the U.S. and U.K. are prolonging the war in Ukraine in order to inflict damage on Russia's military.
The missiles fired from the Black Sea vessel reportedly wiped out weapons and military equipment received from abroad, in addition to killing enemy troops.
"I did not expect that the Russian people would hate us, Ukrainian people, so much," said Odesa Mayor Gennadiy Trukhanov.
A Russian Orlan-10 drone dropped bombs on a target in the Donbas region of Ukraine, Russian military officials said Tuesday.
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) met in Moscow on Monday but only Belarus's leader showed support for the Ukraine war.
More than 3,000 Ukrainian civilians from Mariupol are being held, said a Ukrainian human rights official.
Senior defense expert Glen Grant told Newsweek that Russia "is mobilizing but not saying it is mobilizing."
"We are confident that everything will be fine, and we are confident that we will win," Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said.
"This is all thanks to our heroic soldiers driving those evil spirits away from Kharkiv," the mayor of Kharkiv said.