TOP NEWS: Ukraine Contact Group Meeting took place in Brussels. The United States will provide Ukraine with a new $1 billion military aid package, including howitzers, and coast guard systems. Germany will provide Ukraine with MLRS, Slovakia with helicopters, and Canada, Poland and the Netherlands with artillery. Russian Forces continue to attack Severodonetsk and nearby Toshkivka. Ukrainian defenders control the industrial zone of Severodonetsk. Russian Forces tried to advance in several directions in the Donetsk region, but the defenders fought back the attacks. Russian Forces continue to target both Dnipropetrovsk and Kherson regions.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Life in Lysychansk, one of the two Ukrainian cities in the Luhansk region, the capture of which is a priority for Russian Forces
Russian Forces continue to target Dnipropetrovsk region
Russian Forces have again shelled the cities of Apostolovo and Zelenodolsk using multiple rocket launcher Uragan.
In Apostolovo, four people were killed in the shelling.
In Zelenodolsk, Russian Forces targeted residential areas. As a result, several high-rise residential buildings were damaged.
Russian Forces try to establish full control over Severodonetsk
Russian Forces continue to attack Severodonetsk (Luhansk region). In Toshkivka (near Severodonetsk), Ukrainian defenders successfully repulsed an enemy assault.
According to Oleksandr Stryuk, head of the Severodonetsk Military-Civil Administration, Ukrainian defenders control the city’s industrial zone.
In the Donetsk region, Russian Forces try to improve the situation near the village of Dolyna. Ukrainian defenders forced the aggressor to withdraw. In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian defenders inflicted losses on the enemy during his offensive in the Vasylivka-Yakovlivka and Vasylivka-Berestovo directions.
Several people were killed as a result of the explosion in Chornobaivka in the Kherson region
As a result of the explosion in Chornobaivka, civilians were killed and several people were injured.
Russian Forces continue to abduct people who refuse to cooperate
Russian Forces kidnapped the rector of Kherson State University.
In Mariupol, the equipment of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia were set on fire
Unidentified people set fire to two tractors and three trailers for trucks of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia.
NATO is preparing a plan to convert the Ukrainian army from post-Soviet weapons to Alliance weapons
Ukraine will receive a new batch of weapons. Results of the Ukraine Contact Group Meeting in Brussels
The United States will provide Ukraine with military assistance of one billion dollars.
According to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, the package will include 18 howitzers (155 mm), 18 tactical vehicles for transporting howitzers, two coast guard systems with anti-ship missile systems Harpoon, shells for HIMARS and howitzers.
Germany will provide Ukraine with three MLRS Mars, Slovakia with Mi-17 helicopters, and Canada, Poland and the Netherlands with artillery.