TOP NEWS: The third prisoner exchange carried out with Russia. 26 Ukrainians returned home. Russia continues to shell Ukraine. Russia’s forces attacked Dnipro city with missiles. Six rescuers were injured. Ukrainian defenders continue to defeat Russia’s military equipment and forces. Ukraine has imposed a full embargo on trade with Russia. €9,1 billion was raised in Warsaw to help Ukrainians.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Residents of Ivankiv, the village in the Kyiv oblast, set up a temporary crossing at the site of the blown-up bridge
The third prisoner exchange carried out with Russia
The Ukrainian government has said it conducted a prisoner exchange with Russia, with 12 Ukrainian soldiers (including one female officer) and 14 civilians (including 9 women) returning home following their release by Russian forces.
Russia’s forces attacked Dnipro city with missiles. Several people were injured
Russian forces launched a missile strike on Dnipro city. A fire broke out after bombing. The second Russia’s attack happened after rescuers arrived. Six people were injured.
Russia’s forced killed more than 1,200 people in the Kyiv oblast
Russia has killed 1,222 people in the Kyiv oblast since its invasion of Ukraine.
The pro-Russian rally in Nova Kakhovka failed
Russia failed to organize a pro-Russian rally in the temporarily occupied Nova Kakhovka. Only 30 people with Russian flags took to the streets.
Ukrainian defenders defeated a large column of Russia’s forces near Izium
The Ukrainian Army destroyed a large column of Russia’s forces and military equipment heading to Izium.
Ukrainian defenders destroyed two enemy drones using the British Starstreak
In the Kharkiv oblast, Ukrainian defenders have successfully destroyed two Russia’s unmanned aerial vehicle Orlan-10 with a British man-portable air-defense system Starstreak.
Ukraine Armed Forces Shot Down Russian SU-34
Ukrainian defenders shoot down Russia’s fighter-bomber SU-34 near Mykolaiv.
Ukraine has imposed a full embargo on trade with Russia
The Government of Ukraine has approved a full embargo on trade with Russia. He also denounced the agreement between Ukraine and Belarus on cooperation in science and technology.
€9,1 billion was raised in Warsaw to help Ukrainians
The global fundraising campaign Stand Up for Ukraine managed to raise €9,1 billion. This money will help Ukrainians who flee abroad after the Russian invasion in Ukraine.
Rallies in support of Ukraine took place in London and New York City
Thousands of residents of London and New York City took to the streets to support Ukraine to stand against Russia.