President Joe Biden told 60 Minutes that he warned Chinese President Xi Jinping against violating Russia sanctions and that there’s no indications that China has helped Russia.
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Some Indian and Belgian companies are buying Russian diamonds at bargain prices as other international players shy away.
Ukraine claims it controls the eastern bank of the Oskil River in the Kharkiv region. It also says a Russian missile strike narrowly missed the Pivdennoukrainsk nuclear power plant.
The Pentagon estimates the Ukraine has shot down at least 55 Russian warplanes since the invasion, with the UK estimating Russia lost 4 in the last 10 days.
Ukraine is running low on glass for buildings as the winter looms.