Live: Russia abandons key fronts in Kharkiv region amid rapid Ukrainian advance

Moscow abandoned its main bastion in northeastern Ukraine on Saturday, in a sudden collapse of one of the war's principal front lines after Ukrainian forces made a rapid advance.

Read FRANCE 24’s live coverage of the day’s events. The last reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant has been shut down and will be transferred to a "cold state", Ukraine’s atomic power operator said Sunday, adding that this was the "safest state" for the reactor. All times are Paris time (GMT+2).

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