Russia-Ukraine war live: Bakhmut remains ‘epicentre’ of combat, Ukraine says; Brazil’s Lula ‘upset’ not to meet Zelenskiy at G7


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Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said he is “upset” that he and Volodymyr Zelensky did not meet at the G7 summit, adding his Ukrainian counterpart seemed uninterested in negotiating peace with Russia. AFP reports: Zelenskiy, who emerged from the summit in Hiroshima with fresh diplomatic support and pledges of more military aid, had sought a one-on-one meeting with Lula, who has faced accusations of being soft on Russia over its invasion. Both leaders said scheduling conflicts had prevented them from meeting – which Zelenskiy quipped had likely left his Brazilian counterpart “disappointed”. “I wasn’t disappointed. I was...