Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been asked by Ukraine to help support their attempts to reach a “peaceful resolution” with Russia, the billionaire’s spokesperson says.
They added Abramovich was contacted by Ukrainian officials and “has been trying to help ever since”.
Ukraine has called for a ceasefire before peace talks in Belarus.
Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military invasion of neighbouring Ukraine on Thursday.
Ukraine’s health ministry said on Sunday that 352 civilians, including 14 children, had been killed since Russia’s invasion began.