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Russian journalist disrupted live show missing: latest updates on Ukraine


This video grab taken on March 15, 2022 shows Russian Channel One editor Marina Ovsyannikova holds a poster reading " Stop the war. Don't believe the propaganda' in Moscow on March 14, 2022 . -(AFP)

A Russian journalist who interrupted a live TV news programme to protest against the war in Ukraine has been reported missing overnight.

Marina Ovsyannikova, an editor at state-controlled Channel 1, was detained after she ran on to the set on Monday holding an anti-war sign.

The sign, clearly visible for a few seconds, read: "No war, stop the war, don't believe the propaganda, they are lying to you here."

Her whereabouts are now unknown.


Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warns Western leaders that Russia will target other European countries;

The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia are travelling to Kyiv for talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine are continuing today - although the US remains sceptical, saying it has seen no sign of de-escalation from Vladimir Putin;

The UK and the EU have unveiled more sanctions against Russia, including targeting luxury goods. The UK adds 350 Russian names to the sanctions list. Some 89,000 applications have been made in the UK to help house Ukrainian refugees;



Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko announces a 35-hour curfew for people in the capital, warning "today is a difficult and dangerous moment". It comes after Russian airstrikes hit residential buildings and a metro station overnight. Two people were killed in an attack on an apartment block in the city, emergency services say.


Some 2,000 cars carrying civilians have managed to leave the besieged city of Mariupol along an evacuation route, officials say.

Russia claims it has taken full control of the Kherson region, after occupying the city three weeks ago.


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