Leaders from the G-7 countries met online on Sunday and announced their commitment to ban Russian oil imports in their latest effort to pressure Moscow into ending its aggression on Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has warned that worsening attacks could be linked to Victory Day, which marks Russia’s greatest triumph, over Nazi Germany in 1945.
The penalties include cutting off Western advertising from Russia's three biggest television stations, banning US accounting & consulting firm from providing services to any Russian & more restriction
Trudeau is the latest Western leader to come to Ukraine to offer their support to the country.
"I wanted to come on Mother's Day," Biden told Zelenskyy, while he thanked Biden for her "courageous act".
The Ukrainian leader accused Russia of implementing a "bloody reconstruction of Nazism," in his country using "its ideas actions, words and symbols."
The meeting came on a day, which is being marked across Europe as VE Day, or Victory in Europe Day that ended World War II on May 8, 1945.
Rescuers were also looking for survivors in the neighbouring village of Shepilivka after a strike hit a house where 11 people were sheltering in the basement, he said.
Food prices around the world were already rising, but the war in Ukraine has accelerated the increase since Russia's invasion began on February 24.
At first glance, preparations for Monday's celebration of Victory Day, marking the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, seem to be the same as ever.
Moscow was aiming to complete its conquest of Mariupol in time for Victory Day celebrations on Monday. But it was facing stiff resistance elsewhere.
American merchants are demanding a declaration from Surat diamond traders saying the polished material is not from Russia.
American clients are demanding that Gujarati traders furnish certification to show that the stones they procured were not sourced from Russia
Signs of support for the military have grown across the country since Feb. 24, with the letter “Z” appearing on billboards and signs in the streets and subways, and on television and social media.
The most intense fighting in recent days has befallen eastern Ukraine, where the two sides are entrenched in a fierce race to capture territory not under their control.