Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know

Updated December 1 2022 - 9:28am, first published 9:25am
Vladimir Putin's bombing of Ukraine's power and water supply won't work, Antony Blinken says. (AP PHOTO)

Russia said its forces had edged forward in eastern Ukraine and Kyiv said Moscow was "planning something" in the south, while NATO sought to shore up other countries that fear destabilisation from Moscow.