Russia-Ukraine war latest: Moscow is ‘most direct threat’ to world order, EU leader says; Finland expected to launch Nato bid – live

Russia’s pact with China also ‘worrying’, Ursula von der Leyen says on visit to Japan; Nato allies reportedly expect Finland to be granted membership quickly

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Vitali Klitschko, mayor of Kyiv, has warned residents who fled the city that it is still not safe to return to Ukraine. In response to an interview question about the prospects for return, he posted to Telegram:

Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the safety of every resident today. Every corner of Ukraine, every city and town, is under threat as Russia continues its barbaric war against our country.

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