Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 182

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 182

The United States will announce a new security assistance package for Ukraine worth about $3bn as early as Wednesday, a US official said, in what would be the single largest tranche for Kyiv since Russia’s invasion six months ago.

Russian politicians bade farewell at a service to Darya Dugina, the daughter of one of Russia’s most prominent nationalist ideologues, hailing her as a “martyr” whose death must inspire Russian forces fighting in Ukraine.

The United Nations nuclear watchdog will visit the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine within days if talks to gain access succeed, it said.

A total of 33 cargo ships carrying about 719,549 tonnes of foodstuffs have left Ukraine under a deal brokered by the UN and Turkey to unblock Ukrainian seaports, the Ukrainian agriculture ministry said.