Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the occupied port city of Mariupol, his first trip to Ukrainian territory Moscow illegally annexed in September.
State television showed footage of him being shown around the city on Saturday night, meeting rehoused residents and being briefed on reconstruction efforts by Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin.
So what inspired the president to make the trip and what exactly was he doing there?
Here’s what you need to know.
Why did Putin go to Mariupol?
Mr Putin’s trip marked the ninth anniversary of Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.