Russia: "We are ready"; New attacks; "Ukrainians entered Belarus"
The special operation of the Russian army in Ukraine entered its 88th day.Source: B92
Ukraine has indicated that it is ready to continue negotiations with Russia, because Moscow claims that it has taken complete control over the besieged city of Mariupol.
Russian troops are preparing for an offensive in the direction of Liman, Ukrainian media write.
Turkish President talked with the leaders of Finland and Sweden about their application for NATO membership.
Medinsky: Russia is ready to continue talks with Ukraine
Russia is ready to continue talks with Ukraine, which were frozen on the initiative of Kyiv, said today the main Russian negotiator Vladimir Medinsky.
"We are ready to continue the dialogue. But, I would like to emphasize that the ball, when it comes to further peace negotiations, is in the yard of Ukraine," he said for the Belarusian ONT television, reports TASS.
Medinsky reiterated that the talks were frozen "completely" on the initiative of Ukraine.
Ukrainian soldiers began using the Czech RM-70
Ukrainians on the territory of Belarus
Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups are entering the territory of Belarus, Secretary of the Belarusian Security Council Alexander Volfovich said today.
"Engineering equipment is being installed along sections of the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, it is being mined. Sabotage and reconnaissance groups (Ukraine) are operating along the border and entering Belarusian territory," Volfovich said in an interview with Belarus-1 television, TASS reported.