Authorities reported that the search and rescue effort in the wreckage of the apartment building hit by a Russian missile on Saturday in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro has been finished.
Oleksiy Arestovych, a presidential adviser for Ukraine, has submitted his resignation in response to criticism of remarks he made that implied Ukraine had shot down the Russian missile that attacked the Dnipro building.
According to the Ukrainian air force, a Russian Kh-22 missile that Kyiv cannot shoot down struck the residential building.
After months of defeats on the battlefield in Ukraine, Russia has said it would make "significant reforms" to its armed forces between 2023 and 2026, proposing to reorganize its military organization.
The defense ministry announced that in addition to administrative adjustments, it will improve the navy, aerospace, and strategic missile forces' fighting skills.
At the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos, Andriy Yermak, the chief of the Ukrainian presidential staff, said that more than 9,000 people had perished in Ukraine since Russia's invasion in February, including 453 children.
Each criminal would be held accountable, he added, adding that Ukraine needed a special international court to try Russian key figures as well as compensation for the damage the Russian invasion had inflicted.
Since Russia invaded its neighbor in February, more than 7,000 civilians have died in Ukraine, according to a report released on Monday by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Over the last year, the two have spoken often about the war's progress and Ukraine's military requirements, but they have never actually met.
As its confrontation with Russia dominated the first full day of the global elite meeting in Davos, Ukraine has asked international leaders to step up efforts to withdraw Vladimir Putin's forces from its territory.
Yuliia Svyrydenko, deputy prime minister of Ukraine, asked the country's partners to increase shipments of military weapons so that Russia may be defeated more quickly since the conflict jeopardized the prospects for the global economy in 2023.
Olena Zelenska, the first lady of Ukraine, urged guests attending the World Economic Forum to use their power to stop Russia's aggression in a special address.
Mark Rutte, the prime minister of the Netherlands, has informed Joe Biden, the president of the United States, that the country will provide Patriot missiles to Ukraine.
Rutte informed Biden at the White House that the Netherlands will supply the Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine alongside the US and Germany.
Rutte received praise from Biden for his "very very steadfast" backing of Ukraine.
His comments appeared to be intended to counter Republican calls for a reduction in US involvement in the conflict and to nudge the US toward increasing its arsenal.
Also, Finland's prime minister, Sanna Marin, stated that her country is ready to assist Ukraine in its conflict with Russia for "as long as needed."
"I believe that the only message we need to convey is that Ukraine has our full backing," she noted.
Last year, Finland gave Ukraine help of roughly €300 million, with about €190 million going toward the purchase of military hardware.
Ben Wallace, the British defense minister, will join his counterparts from Poland and the Baltic states in Estonia to make one last push to persuade Germany to allow the dispatch of Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine this week.
In a recent interview, Andrey Medvedev, 26, said that he had seen the summary execution of Wagner soldiers in Ukraine who had been accused of breaking instructions by their superiors, often in pairs.
The president of Serbia too has urged Russia to cease enlisting Serbs in its mercenary Wagner Group's war in Ukraine.