TOP NEWS: Russian Forces continue to attack Ukrainian cities with missiles. In Lviv, civilians have been killed after a Russian attack for the first time since the beginning of the war. Russian Forces began an offensive in the east of Ukraine and gained control over Kreminna in the Luhansk Oblast. Ukrainian defenders liberated several settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast. The head of the European Commission called on EU countries to provide Ukraine with weapons.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Ukraine completes questionnaire for EU membership
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy formally submitted a completed questionnaire on European Union membership to an envoy. This step could lead to Ukraine gaining candidate status.
Russian Forces attacked Lviv with missiles
Russian Forces launched a missile strike on Lviv. Three missiles hit infrastructure facilities and one missile hit an automobile workshop. As a result of the attack, seven people were killed and 11 people were injured.
Russian Forces shelled Dnipro city
Russian Forces targeted Dnipro city with missiles. Several people were injured and railway infrastructure was destroyed.
Russian Forces gained control over Kreminna in the Luhansk Oblast
Russian Forces gained control over Kreminna after heavy night fighting.
Russian Forces shelled people who were trying to evacuate from Kreminna
Russian Forces shelled a car with civilians trying to evacuate from Kreminna. Four people were killed.
Russian Forces began an offensive in the east of Ukraine
Ukraine’s general staff said it has seen “signs of the start of the offensive” in the east of the country. The focus seems to be on the Kharkiv and Donetsk regions.
In the Kharkiv Oblast, Ukrainian defenders liberated several settlements
As a result of the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the villages of Bazaliivka, Lebiazhe, and part of Kutuzivka in the Kharkiv Oblast were liberated.
Ukrainian defenders liberated several settlements near the city of Izium
The Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated several settlements near Izium.
The President of the European Commission called on EU countries to deliver weapons to Ukraine as quickly as possible
The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen called on all EU member states to deliver weapons to Ukraine as soon as possible to help Ukraine to stand against Russian Forces.
More than 1,100 civilians are considered missing in the territories, occupied by Russian Forces
Ukrainian police reported more than 1,100 missing civilians in Russian-occupied territories.