Experts tell Newsweek that Putin's recent decree that eases citizenship requirements for residents of occupied territories could be a strategic move.
In his nightly address, the Ukrainian president was defiant but admitted that there were difficulties as his forces fight a bitter battle with Russia.
Ukraine's refusal to hand over any territory to Russia continues to be a sticking point in negotiations to end the conflict.
Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger "emerges from the deep past and says that a piece of Ukraine should be given to Russia," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said.
Ukraine has denounced a new move by Russia's president that it said erodes away at the country's "sovereignty and territorial integrity."
"Thanks for the advice, but we'll probably take up arms," a Zelensky adviser said to suggestions that Ukraine should back off in order to reach a peace deal.
Ukrainian president said his Russian counterpart exists in a "bubble" of "alternative reality," which undermines the prospect of peace.
Russia has fired more missiles in the Ukraine war than have been fired by any country in any conflict since WWII—and has shockingly little to show for it.
Civilians are forced to pay 3,000 to 5,000 hryvnias ($100-$170) to leave the southeastern city of Melitopol, a Ukrainian military administration said.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday said providing Ukraine with such weapons could result in World War III.
One of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most trusted aides discussed when Russia will end its military campaign in Ukraine.
One of the biggest problems the Ukrainian government has, strategists said, is keeping the West and Americans paying attention to the battle against authoritarianism, because they have "extraordinarily short attention spans."
The former U.S. Secretary of State said to continue the war means risking destroying Europe's stability in the long term.
Ukraine's president said the Russian invasion of Ukraine will squeeze world food supplies and cause famine in countries that depend on its grain.
Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote about Russia's president in the magazine's issue, calling him an "evil madman."
White House officials have moved swiftly to clarify President's Biden's comments on topics including Taiwan, Putin and Ukraine.
Moscow had made clear it expects Kyiv to make the first step towards restarting negotiations - but that's unlikely.
The U.S. president said the sanctions on Russia serve as a warning to China about what would happen if it tries to take Taiwan by force.
The USSR lost 15,000 men during its ten years-long war in Afghanistan. In nearly three months of Ukraine's conflict, even more Russian troops have been killed.
The Ukrainian president's estimate would mean 3,000 deaths of service members per month, or 35,000 in a year.
Photos showed Ukrainian civilians—and two goats—with the Russian tanks in downtown Kyiv.
Silvio Berlusconi had a close relationship with Vladimir Putin, which started in the 2000s.
Zelensky said that the fight against Russia will continue to be "bloody," but that diplomacy would be the only way to end the conflict decisively.
The British defense ministry said that Russian aircraft are avoiding sorties over Ukraine and that Moscow faces a shortage of Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
Russia has long used propaganda as a weapon, and recent reports say its president has been spreading disinformation to the Ukrainian people about his war.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban praised the Fox News host during a conservative meeting in Budapest.
Andriy Yermak said Kyiv needs more weapons and harsher sanctions on Moscow to ensure unconditional victory for Kyiv.
Russia's increased use of "dumb" bombs has likely resulted in the deaths of more Ukrainian civilians, officials said.