China has unveiled a 12-point peace plan for Ukraine on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion, even as it emerged that Beijing is considering sending 100 kamikaze drones to support Moscow’s war effort, writes Mattie Brignal.

Russia is in talks with Chinese manufacturer Xi’an Bingo Intelligent Aviation to acquire the prototype drones, capable of carrying 50kg worth of warheads, according to reports in German magazine Der Spiegel.