We want war to end, Putin tells Modi


  • Russian President Vladimir Putin tells India’s prime minister he wants the war in Ukraine to end “as soon as possible”.
  • The UN plans to send monitors to Izyum after Ukraine claimed a mass grave was found in the recaptured town.
  • A bomb blast killed two separatist prosecutors in the eastern Luhansk region, according to local Moscow-backed officials.
  • NATO warns Ukraine’s counteroffensive is “not the beginning of the end of the war” despite recent successes.