Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know

Updated July 4 2022 - 4:01am, first published 3:57am
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised an extra $100 million in military aid to Ukraine.

Ukraine's forces have withdrawn from the bombed-out city of Lysychansk, prompting Russia to claim full control of the eastern Luhansk region, a key Kremlin war goal, but President Volodymyr Zelenskiy vowed to regain the lost territory.