Russia-Ukraine latest: Putin orders nuclear deterrence forces on high alert; Zelenskiy says Ukrainian and Russian delegations to meet

Vladimir Putin said move came after aggressive statements by Nato countries; Ukrainian president says meeting comes with no preconditions

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Coronavirus live news: Brazil cases surge past 600,000 as country’s death toll passes Italy

South Africa sees record jump in cases; New York urges protesters to get tested; Turkey announces weekend lockdown in 15 cities; US jobless claims pass 42m. Follow the latest updates

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