What happened on Friday in Ukraine?

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The Russian air force has attacked a weapons depot in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, reports the state news agency RIA.

The UK military intelligence has said an entire Russian battalion has disappeared during an attempt to build a bridge over the Siversky Donets River in the eastern Donbas region.

Ukraine's defense minister has said he hopes to arm a million fighters as the country prepares for a "new, long phase of the war."

A Russian military man accused of killing an unarmed Ukrainian civilian has appeared in court in Kiev.

Ukraine has stated that 1.2 million people - including 200,000 children - have been expelled from their country against their will since the start of the fighting - but the BBC reports that it has not been able to verify this.

The defense ministers of Russia and the United States have spoken for the first time - since Russia started the war in Ukraine - with the American side calling for an immediate ceasefire.

The leaders of Finland and Sweden have spoken with US President Joe Biden about their plans to join

NATO, but Turkish President Erdogan has said he was against their membership.

The separatist region of South Ossetia in Georgia has announced plans for a referendum on joining Russia

Electricity exports from Russia to Finland will be suspended from Saturday.21Media