National Press Club withdraws Russian ambassador Alexey Pavlovsky invite after 'allegations of war crimes'

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated March 11 2022 - 4:53am, first published 1:10am
Russia's Ambassador to Australia Dr Alexey Pavlovsky speaks to media about the situation in Ukraine. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Russian ambassador's invite to deliver a national address has been withdrawn after reports the nuclear power has bombed civilian targets in Ukraine.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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