LIVE UKRAINE. Ukrainian army withdraws from strategically located Avdiivka after years of fighting

Ukrainian soldiers are leaving the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiivka, the new leader of the Ukrainian army Oleksandr Syrsky reported in a message on Facebook in the night from Friday to Saturday. Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived in Berlin, partly to request additional Western support. Follow all updates in our live blog.