TOP NEWS: The fourth prisoner exchange carried out with Russia and 30 Ukrainians returned home. Two Ukrainian pilots released from Russia’s captivity. In the Black Sea, Ukrainian defenders launched a missile strike and hit the Russian warship Moskva. The United States will provide a new $800 million aid package to Ukraine. Ukrainian defenders liberated several settlements in the south of Ukraine. A Ukrainian court arrested Victor Medvedchuk’s property.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: The graveyard of shelled civilians cars in Bucha near Ukrainian capital
The fourth prisoner exchange carried out with Russia
An exchange of prisoners was carried out today. 22 Ukrainian soldiers and 8 civilians have returned home.
Two Ukrainian pilots released from Russia’s captivity
Pilots Ivan Pepelyashko and Oleksiy Chyzh were released from captivity. According to them, Ukrainian prisoners held by Russia’s forces do not receive basic medical care despite their injuries.
Russian warship Moskva was hit by Ukrainian defenders
The Ukrainian Armed Forces launched a missile strike and hit the Russian warship Moskva, causing serious damage. This is the same warship that shelled Zmiinyi Island.
The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed that Russia’s warship Moskva was burning
Russia says the flagship of its Black Sea fleet has been seriously damaged and its crew evacuated following an explosion. “As a result of a fire, ammunition detonated on the Moskva missile cruiser. The ship was seriously damaged,” the Russian defense ministry announced.
The United States will provide a new $800 million aid package to Ukraine
US President Joe Biden has informed Volodymyr Zelenskyy about a new $800 million aid package. It includes artillery, armored personnel carriers, helicopters, and Swichblade attack drones
Canada’s Justin Trudeau says using term genocide for Russia’s Ukraine invasion “absolutely right”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has weighed in on growing calls to declare Russia’s actions in Ukraine as genocide, saying it is “absolutely right” that the term is being used given rampant allegations of war crimes and other human rights violations.
Ukrainian defenders blew up an Russia’s column
Ukrainian defenders blew up a bridge with enemy vehicles heading for Izium to strengthen Russia’s forces in the Kharkiv Oblast.
Ukrainian forces liberated several settlements in the south of Ukraine
Ukrainian defenders destroy Russia’s forces and regain control over several Ukrainian settlements.
The court arrested Victor Medvedchuk’s property
A Ukrainian court arrested 26 cars, 30 plots of land, 23 houses, 32 apartments, 17 parking lots and a motor yacht belonging to Viktor Medvedchuk and Oksana Marchenko.