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‘world narrowly averted nuclear catastrophe’ over Zaporizhzhia fire, says US envoy to UN – live

In the UK, the mayor of Salford has written to Michael Gove to ask for help to cut ties with the Russian energy firm Gazprom, warning that “state-owned and/or backed Russian organisations and services are still woven inextricably into the delivery of Local Government services within the United Kingdom”.

Paul Dennett wants his local authority not to have to renew its non-domestic natural gas contract with Gazprom, agreed in June 2020 when the Russian firm far outbid domestic providers.

He says that councils across the country also use Gazprom because it is so much cheaper than other companies and so

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world leaders urge ceasefire after shelling started fire at nuclear power plant – live

Guardian reporter, Luke Harding, is currently in Lviv, western Ukraine where he says demoralised Russian soldiers tell of their anger at being “duped” into war.

Eight days after Vladimir Putin’s invasion it is clear that a significant number of his servicemen are demoralised and reluctant to fight. Some have given themselves up.

Others have abandoned their vehicles and have set off back towards the Russian border on foot, lugging their weapons and kitbags, videos suggest. These episodes do not mean that the Kremlin will fail in its attempts to conquer Ukraine, as its tactics shift to brutal shelling of civilians.

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ABC News Names Stacia Philips Deshishku To New Post – Deadline

Stacia Philips Deshishku has been promoted to the newly created post of executive editor and senior vice president at ABC News.

Deshishku “will lead the editorial, strategic and creative cross-platform direction across the news division,” according to a memo sent out by ABC News president Kim Godwin.

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Deshishku has led ABC Audio for the past three years as vice president and general manager, as the division was rebranded from ABC Radio.

“She spearheaded new business opportunities, including growing its award-winning podcast library and designing a suite of digital audio, text and video businesses,” Godwin wrote.

Deshishku previously served

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Zelenskiy asks Putin for direct talks after Macron tells Russian president he is making a ‘major mistake’ – live

The Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, has said he believes some foreign leaders are preparing for war against Russia and that Moscow would press on with its military operation in Ukraine until “the end”.

Lavrov also said Russia had no thoughts of nuclear war, according to a Reuters report.

Offering no evidence to back up his remarks in an interview with state television, a week after Russia invaded Ukraine, he also accused the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, an ethnic Jew, of presiding over “a society where Nazism is flourishing”.

He said he had no doubt that a solution to the

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ICC to open investigation into alleged war crimes – live

Forty Ukrainian civil society groups have come together to call on the West to establish safe zones for refugees inside Ukraine, and provide technology to help document Russian war crimes as part of a plan to make Vladimir Putin and his inner circle face justice at the International Criminal Court.

The appeal called the Kyiv Declaration has been put together by the groups in Kyiv and other cities coordinating via encrypted app’s, and face-to-face in underground shelters. The signatories include Ukrainian Helsinki Group for Human Rights, Come Back Alive, Ukraine Crisis Media Centre and Women’s Perspectives says the world has

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