Thank you for joining our live coverage of the Nato summit and war in Ukraine.
Here are today's closing headlines:
- Indonesian President Joko Widodo hand-delivered a message from Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky to Russia's Vladimir Putin. Widodo said his country would like the war to end soon and he wished to help start communication between the two leaders
- Nato's Madrid summit came to an end with the alliance's leaders agreeing on a significant increase in defence funding. In an interview with the BBC, Nato's secretary general said Russia's nuclear rhetoric was "reckless and dangerous".
- Russia withdrew its troops from the strategic outcrop Snake Island, which belongs to Ukraine and has been fought over since the start of the war
- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to increase defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by the end of the decade to adapt to a "more dangerous" world
- On the ground, Russia continues its assault in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region. The regional governor of Luhansk has said it is no longer possible for people to evacuate from Lysychansk
The writers of today's live page were: Dulcie Lee, James Clarke, Catherine Evans, Malu Cursino, Nadeem Shad and Doug Faulkner. The editors were Holly Wallis, Jeremy Gahagan, Heather Sharp and Rob Corp