Catch up on key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A Russian fighter jet had an "accidental discharge" of its payload over the Russian city of Belgorod on Thursday, according to Russia's Defense Ministry, causing injuries and damaging buildings.
The law could have big implications for the Kremlin's war plans in Ukraine, especially as it tries to recruit thousands more troops in anticipation of a Ukrainian counteroffensive.
Russia's defense minister says the military reached its target of adding 300,000 troops to fight in Ukraine. The recruitment effort led many Russians to protest and flee the country.
Men are fleeing Russia by land or air days after President Vladimir Putin said he was mobilizing more forces into Ukraine. NPR met Russians arriving in Turkey, where they don't need visas to enter.
The mobilization of thousands more troops to bolster the military campaign in Ukraine is rippling across Russia, as the military swiftly drafts new recruits and signs of discontent appear to spread.
The Kremlin made its first public response following Ukraine's success on the battlefield in recent days.
U.S. Gen. Mark Milley says Ukraine faces a shortfall of weapons and troops while battling Russia's latest offensive.
Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova says 21-year-old Vadim Shishimarin shot and killed an unarmed man while fleeing from Ukrainian defense forces. He's in custody and could face life in prison.
Denis Volkov acknowledges that public opinion polling in Russia has its challenges and pitfalls, but says the findings still hold valuable information.
The Russians are pulling some troops away from Ukraine's capital Kyiv. But what exactly does this mean? U.S. and Ukrainian officials suspect Moscow may just be pausing before another big offensive.
New photos show that the convoy is considerably longer than the 17 miles initially reported and heading toward the Ukrainian capital.