Russia-Ukraine war latest: new Mariupol evacuation attempt; heavy fighting expected in Kyiv, says UK – live

Up to 45 buses will be sent to Mariupol to evacuate civilians, Ukraine says, while the UK warns of heavy fighting in the suburbs of Kyiv

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: GCHQ head says some Russian soldiers ‘refusing to carry out orders’; White House says Putin ‘misled over Russian military performance’ – live

Britain’s spy service chief says there’s new intelligence some Russian soldiers are ‘sabotaging their own equipment’; White House says Russian president’s advisers ‘too afraid to tell him the truth’ as EU says he is surrounded by ‘yes men’

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Russian troop withdrawal designed to ‘mislead’, says Ukrainian military – live

Ukraine’s general staff of the armed forces says movement of Russian units is merely ‘a rotation’; concern Putin might be using peace talks to play for time

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Zelenskiy calls on west to supply planes, tanks; Biden says ‘butcher’ Putin cannot remain in power – live

The Ukrainian president has told Europe its own security is at stake while Joe Biden has pledged ‘further defence cooperation’ with Ukraine

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