"It's a joke," said the man who filmed the video, "that they are selling 'Zelensky's Tears' vodka in Moscow supermarkets."
Sir Tony Radakin said Friday that "Russia will never take control of Ukraine," calling the invasion a "dreadful mistake."
Mykhailo Podolyak said with Ukraine getting "heavy armament supplies" Russia "will no longer be in a position to threaten Europe and be disruptive."
The European Union took a major step towards Ukrainian membership as at least three Americans are reported missing in Ukraine. Live updates have ended.
"Gazprom is simply pulling on the gas chain in which they have been trying to shackle Europe for a long time," Zelensky said.
Putin and Zelensky are pictured locking lips in a poster that went on display in Turin, Italy, on Wednesday.
France's president applauded Ukrainian "heroism" and decried Russia's "barbarism" after touring the heavily damaged suburb of Irpin.
Photos of Ukrainians using beaches in Kyiv and Mariupol have led to conspiratorial claims about the country's conflict with Russia.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova claimed without offering evidence that Russia learned the U.S. played a role in the stalled negotiations.
"We know that Russia has larger goals, and clear signs of support from outside powers can serve as a necessary obstacle to those...ambitions," an expert said.
The president announced a new package for Ukraine that includes security assistance and humanitarian aid.
"We can't wait too long," said Ukraine's deputy defense minister Hanna Maliar when calling for more western arms.
"Delay with its provision cannot be justified," the Ukrainian leader wrote. "I will constantly emphasize this when talking to our partners."
In an interview with Danish media Tuesday, Zelensky said that he is "not interested in shelling" Russian civilians and that Ukrainians are not "terrorists."
The Security Service of Ukraine has alleged that the majority of Russian troops are refusing to take part in direct combat with Ukrainian soldiers.
Recognizing how weak Russian forces are, Ukraine is not ceding anything. But it's also a holding action while they hope arms will reach the front in time.
A Ukrainian official says the city is now "impossible to evacuate" after seeing some of the heaviest fighting during Russia's advance in the region.
Ukrainian officials have requested more weapons as Russian forces gain key victories.
Ukraine's Defense Ministry shared a video Monday that showed aerial footage of the Russian MLRS sitting immobile and then going up in smoke after being struck.
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Pleas for more weapons from the West have intensified in recent days as Russian forces advance in eastern Ukraine.
Hundreds of civilians, including 40 children, are sheltering in the city's Azot chemical plant, according to the Luhansk governor.
Away from the battle for the Donbas region is the body of water where Russia's domination has consequences for the Ukraine war and the world's food supply.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin also warned Saturday that the ongoing war could be a "preview" to a "world of chaos."
Kyiv rejected the U.S. president 's suggestion that his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymr Zelensky did not take warnings about a Russian invasion seriously enough.
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said he "anticipates" allied presence to remain in Eastern Europe following Ukraine invasion.
Ukrainian president condemned "skeptical" politicians who are hesitating over Kyiv's European Union bid.
One straw doll carried a note that read: "Vladimir Putin, born 7 October 1952. Pray for his extermination."
Pro-Kremlin television host Olga Skabeyeva said "it's time for Russia to roll out something," appearing to float the idea of missiles.