Russian lawmakers on Tuesday adopted two amendments that will allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to create temporary, decentralized military groups.
According to Ukraine's military, Russia has lost more than 4,100 tanks since the beginning of the war.
The new groups will "strengthen the protection of public order and ensure public safety during the period of mobilization, during martial law, in wartime."
The fiercely contested Donetsk city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine has borne the brunt of some of the heaviest fighting of the war.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny called Girkin's detention illegal in a Tuesday message.
"Dishes, masts, transmitting, and receiving devices" have been installed atop the Russian embassy in Moldova, an investigation has found.
Moscow has been bombarding Ukrainian ports with kamikaze drones and anti-ship missiles, the British defense ministry said.
With electronic jamming, drones do not "need to be shot down by anti-aircraft missiles or anti-aircraft guns," a Ukrainian air force spokesperson said.
Russia's airborne forces, the VDV, in Kherson had put forth an audio message threatening desertion.
There are now nearly 4,000 Wagner Group fighters in the country, a pro-democratic opposition figure told Newsweek.
Russia has lost 311 helicopters since February 2022, according to figures from Ukraine's General Staff.
Ukraine added the British company to its "International Sponsors of War" list after it decided to keep operating in Russia.
There have been widespread concerns about a potential nuclear catastrophe at Europe's largest nuclear power plant since Russian forces captured it in 2022.
Ukraine is about to receive an additional $400 million of military aid from the U.S., according to reports.
A crucial air defense system in Moscow failed to shoot down a drone strike on Monday.
Colonel Yevgeny Vashunin was killed during Ukraine's ongoing counteroffensive.
"We intend to give an additional impetus to these ties and elevate them to a brand-new level," Ambassador Anatoly Antonov tells Newsweek.
Russia is seeing a surge in interest in spirituality and mysticism as President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine continues.
Despite the tank's seemingly advanced attributes, its roll-out has been plagued with delays and technical problems.
Soldiers are heard being threatened by their commanding officers in newly published audio.
Moscow's troops were "preparing to attack Ukrainian positions along an important route at night" near the decimated city, Kyiv said on Monday.
A new base housing Wagner Group exiles in Belarus is less than 500 miles from the Russian capital.
Russia's defense ministry has accused Kyiv of attempting to carry out a "terrorist act" using two drones on Monday.
Russia has few of its Zoopark counter-battery radar systems and will struggle to replace them in Ukraine, the British government has said.
Pope Francis travelled to Havana in 2016 for a historic meeting with Patriarch Kirill, but the Ukraine war has strained relations.
Authorities are evacuating residents living within a five-kilometer radius of the damaged ammunition depot.
"In terms of what Russia sought to achieve, what Putin sought to achieve, they've already failed," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
"So many people have suggested this!" the former president wrote on Truth Social on Sunday.
There were around 40 combat clashes reported over the previous 24 hours, the General Staff of Ukraine said on Sunday.