But military experts warn that advancing from positions across the Dnipro could be very difficult.
The Wagner group denies involvement in the current conflict, but there's evidence it has previously been active in Sudan.
Several countries are helping their citizens leave the capital, Khartoum, following a week of fighting.
Viktoria Nasyrova lashes out at the judge as she is jailed for the "diabolical" identity theft plot.
Two teenage boys and a 20-year-old man have been arrested after a deadly shooting at a 16th birthday.
South Korean police say the star may have taken his own life after he is found unresponsive in his flat.
Australia says 11 Indonesians shipwrecked after a storm are found but nine others are feared dead.
Evan Gershkovich was arrested on spying charges while working for the Wall Street Journal.