Since Russia's invasion, Ukrainian officials have accused the Russians of stealing its grain and trying to sell it abroad.
Ivan Fedotov, 25, had signed to play for the Philadelphia Flyers.
Russian authorities renamed the square outside the embassy after one of the separatist regions of Ukraine that Russia recognizes as sovereign.
Russia's defense minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin that Russia's troops have "full control over Lysychansk," according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
Belgorod Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov reported a number of blasts in the city, which is about 25 miles from the border with Ukraine.
Residents are called upon to help fight any aggressions, whether it's from Moscow or Minsk.
Lysychansk would give Russian forces full control over the contested Luhansk region in Eastern Ukraine.
Moscow is likely to exploit divisions within the U.S. and uncertainty about the cost of American support of Ukraine.
The purported strike comes as Ukraine's Armed Forces have said nearly 36,000 Russian military personnel have been killed since the start of the war.
Ukraine's army posted a video of what it said were Russian planes targeting the Black Sea island Moscow's troops left a day earlier.
Russian military vehicles were successfully hit by Ukrainian ordnance as footage released by Ukraine military shows.
The Ukrainian military said troops used a BM-27 Uragan self-propelled 220-mm multiple rocket launcher to blast the Russian ammunition depot in the country's eastern Donbas region.
The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) claims its Air Force has hit Ukrainian forces in a number of attacks as they released a video showing the jets in action.
The footage shows a Polish AHS Krab, a self-propelled tracked gun-howitzer in action.
The drone "was aptly 'discharged from performing tasks for purpose' by our anti-aircraft missile unit," Ukraine's Operational Command South said Friday.
The Defense Department announced more missile systems and ammunition are being provided to Ukraine.
Heartbreaking images show rescuers removing the lifeless body of a 21-year-old woman from the remains of a bombed-out building in Mykolaiv in southern Ukraine.
Self-propelled howitzers, while similar to tanks, are usually much more fragile and are fundamentally different in that they cannot usually withstand direct missile from heavy weaponry.
Rescue efforts are ongoing after Russian nighttime missile strikes killed at least 19 people and injured another 38 on the outskirts of Odesa.
The Stugna-P is a Ukrainian-made, anti-tank guided missile that was designed in the early 2010s to destroy modern armored vehicles.
Authorities met Ivan Fedotov in Russia and asked him to head to the Russian military registration and enlistment office in St. Petersburg.
One expert said a bigger BRICS bloc "could, in theory, facilitate economic linkages and step into gaps that U.S. institutions are not filling due to sanctions."
"We are convinced that only together can we resist global challenges," Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said.
The official said the child death count is not final because her office is working to confirm additional casualties in areas with "active hostilities."
Multinational oil corporation Shell is currently invested in the venture, as are Japanese companies Mitsui and Mitsubishi.
Between nibbles of hot dogs or tofu skewers and swigs of beer, we should contemplate the illusion of our liberty, because we are not free until Brittney Griner is free.
His remarks come days after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned Belarusians not to allow Putin to drag their country into his war against Ukraine.
Alexey Navalny has compared the notorious penal colony where he is held to Putin's palatial homes.