Russia has banned all UK flights over its skies.
Russia announced the decision in retaliation for a ban on Aeroflot, Russia’s state-owned airline, in Britain. News from the BBC.
Russia’s civil aviation authority said it had taken the decision in retaliation for the UK’s unfriendly decision.
Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“The president of Ukraine asked him to talk to Putin because he could not communicate with Putin,” he said.
Macron said he had called Putin to call off the military operation.
“I further urge him to hold talks with President Zelensky,” he told reporters after a meeting of the European Union in Brussels.