Russia-Ukraine war: Zelenskiy hails EU decision; Russian forces encircle troops in Lysychansk, Kyiv officials say – live news

Volodymyr Zelenskiy says ‘Ukraine’s future is in the EU’; all of eastern city of Lysychansk within reach of Russian fire, Luhansk governor says

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Hello it’s Samantha Lock back with you as we continue to report all the latest news from Ukraine.

Here are all the major developments as of 8am in Kyiv.

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