TOP NEWS: Russia is preparing to launch an offensive in the east of Ukraine. Russia continues to shell Ukrainian cities. Russia’s forces attacked Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipropetrovsk, Vinnytsia, Lviv and Ternopil Oblasts. In Mariupol, Russia’s forces use mobile crematoria to hide their mass civilians’ killings. In Vuhledar, Russian forces shelled people in line for humanitarian aid. The Turkish Embassy returns to Kyiv. Czech Republic Officially Recognized Ukraine’s Holodomor Famine as Genocide.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Pope Francis kisses Ukrainian flag, condemns “the massacre of Bucha”
Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned “the massacre of Bucha” and kissed a Ukrainian flag sent from the town where tied bodies shot at close range littered the streets after Russian troops withdrew and bodies poked out of a mass grave at a church.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Borodyanka was destroyed by the Russia’s forces in the Kyiv Oblast
Russia is preparing to launch an offensive in the east of Ukraine
Russian forces want to establish full control over Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. Russia’s forces attacked the districts of Popasna, Stepne, Novotoshkivske, Rubizhne, Severodonetsk and Solodkе. Also, Russia countinues attacking Mariupol, and blocking Kharkiv.
Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to evacuate urgently
Ukrainian authorities called on residents from the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts to evacuate urgently.
Russia’s forces shelled Severodonetsk. 10 high-rise buildings caught fire
Russian forces attacked residential buildings in Severodonetsk. As a result several buildings caught fire. Information of victims to be clarified.
In Mariupol, Russia’s forces use mobile crematoria to hide their mass civilians’ killings
After the genocide in Bucha, Russia’s leadership ordered to its forces to hide the destruction and war crimes in Mariupol.
In Vuhledar, Russian forces shelled people in line for humanitarian aid
Russian troops attacked civilians in line for humanitarian aid with artillery in Vuhledar, the Donetsk oblast.
Russia attacked Dnipropetrovsk oblast
Russian forces attacked fuel facilities in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast. The fires broke out after the missiles’ attack.
Russia’s forces shelled the Vinnytsia and Lviv oblasts. In the Kherson oblast and near Izium the fighting continues
Russia shelled the infrastructure facility in the town of Kozyatyn in the Vinnytsia oblast. Russian forces also attacked Radekhiv in the Lviv oblast.
In the Kherson oblast and near Izium in the Kharkiv oblast the fighting continues.
In the Ternopil oblast, Russia’s missile hit the warehouse of mineral fertilizers
Russian forces attacked the Ternopil oblast. However, the missile hit the warehouse of mineral fertilizers. Chemicals polluted the river.
Ukrainian forces have reached the outskirts of Kherson
The Armed Forces of Ukraine may soon liberate Kherson. The deputy of the Kherson regional council Sergey Khlan reported.
The Turkish Embassy returns to Kyiv
$100 Million in Additional U.S. Security Assistance for Ukraine
The world has been shocked and appalled by the atrocities committed by Russia’s forces in Bucha and across Ukraine. The United States has allocated $ 100 million for additional military assistance to Ukraine.
Czech Republic Officially Recognized Ukraine’s Holodomor Famine as Genocide
The Chamber of Deputies has officially recognized the man-made famine in Ukraine in 1932 and 1933 as genocide against the Ukrainian nation.