200,000 flee Ukraine
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said more than 200,000 people have arrived in neighbouring countries from Ukraine.
It added: “Numbers are constantly being updated … We aim to have another update later today.”
Labour: Visa restrictions for Ukrainian refugees are unacceptable
Shadow foreign secretary David Lammy has said visa restrictions for those seeking sanctuary in the UK from Ukraine are “totally unacceptable”.
Speaking to Sky on Trevor Phillips on Sunday, he said it is “bureaucratic” with a “lot of red tape”.
Mr Lammy went on: “It’s insisting that people demonstrate salaries, that they have family ties in this country.
“People are fleeing with their children in their arms. Why would you ask people how rich they are to enter our country? Of course, there are some people who may not have family ties, but want to come into this country.”
Russian forces are encircling Kyiv – MoD
The Ministry of Defence tweeted an intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine, saying: “Ukrainian forces have engaged the remnants of Russian irregular forces within the city of Kyiv for the second night in a row, fighting has been at a lower intensity than the previous evening.
“After encountering strong resistance in Chernihiv, Russian forces are bypassing the area in order to prioritise the encirclement and isolation of Kyiv.
“Intensive exchanges of rocket artillery overnight have been followed by heavy fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv.
“Russian forces are continuing to advance into Ukraine from multiple axis but are continuing to be met with stiff resistance from the Ukrainian armed forces.”
Ukraine orders guidance for civilian resistance movement
The Ukrainian military has issued guidance to ordinary people in its civilian resistance movement.
People have been asked to, dismantle road signs, fell trees to make movements impossible, actively use home-made incendiary devices, destroy key transport hubs and be more active at night or dusk.
Exodus from Lviv
Harrowing images show the vast exodus from Lviv railway station in western Ukraine as people flee the Russian invasion.
Trains were heading for safety in Poland, a NATO state.
Witnesses said men under 60 were being blocked from entering the trains and forced to say goodbye to their families.
Kyiv wants all men below pension age to remain and fight the Russians.