TOP NEWS: A new exchange of prisoners has been carried out with Russia. As a result, 41 Ukrainians have returned home. During the temporary ceasefire, Russian Forces shelled an evacuation convoy heading to Mariupol. The Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated several villages in the Kharkiv region and captured 11 Russian snipers. Germany will provide the self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. Poland and Ukraine have agreed to simplify border crossing for trucks with fuel.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: A professor of Uzhgorod National University Fedor Shandor teaches his students from the trench on the front line
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Fifteen-year-old girl shot in both legs drives four injured adults out of Popasna
The exchange of prisoners has been carried out with Russia
41 Ukrainians, including 28 defenders and 13 civilians have been released from Russian captivity and returned home.
500 people were evacuated from Mariupol, including from Azovstal steel plant
Russian Forces shelled an evacuation convoy, heading to Mariupol
During the temporary ceasefire, Russian Forces attacked a convoy, heading to Azovstal steel plant to evacuate civilians. As a result, one person was killed and six others were injured.
Displaced Ukrainians are forced to accept the “citizenship” of the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics
In the temporarily occupied city of Sorokyne, Russia’s proxies forced displaced Ukrainians to accept passports of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic.
Russian Forces tortured Ukrainians in the Kyiv region during occupation – UN
UN officials have documented dozens of cases of violence by Russian Forces against civilians in the Kyiv region, including beatings, executions and deportations to prisons in Russia and Belarus.
Ukrainian defenders liberated several villages in the Kharkiv region
The Armed Forces of Ukraine regained control over the villages of Oleksandrivka, Fedorivka, Ukrainka, Shestakovo, Peremoha and part of the village of Cherkaski Tyshky in the Kharkiv region.
Ukrainian defenders captured Russian snipers
In the Kharkiv region, 11 Russian snipers were captured.
Russian Forces suffered significant losses
Up to 800 injured and up to 200 killed Russian soldiers are in the psychiatric hospital of the village of Malotokmatsky, Rostov region, which is partially transferred to the use of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.
Germany will provide seven self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine
German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht has confirmed that Ukraine will receive modern German howitzers Panzerhaubitze 2000.