"Much as we would hate to admit this, virtually the entire world is against us."
President Putin has promised financial help for domestic oil producers.
More than 250 fighters have been evacuated after spending weeks in bunkers and tunnels below the sprawling Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol.
"Ukraine needs its Ukrainian heroes alive. This is our principle."
McDonald's has nearly 850 restaurants in Russia.
But Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, said Finland and Sweden were making a mistake that would have far-reaching consequences.
"My grandfather was born in Mariupol, he moved to New Zealand in 1949, so coming back here is me trying to make him proud."
"Today the Swedish Social Democratic Party took a historic decision to say yes to apply for a membership in the NATO defence alliance."
Ukraine military say Russian forces make some advances in Donbas.