TOP NEWS: Russian Forces shelled the Industrialnyi district of Kharkiv. The number of victims of the Russian missile strike in Chasiv Yar has increased to 45. The bodies of 30 more defenders were returned to Ukraine. The Russian base is on fire near Melitopol. Ukraine became an associate member of the technological cooperation of the armed forces of NATO countries. A new meeting in the Rammstein format will take place on July 20. The European Union blocked assets of the Russian Federation for €13.8 billion.
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Russian Forces shelled the Industrialnyi district of Kharkiv
As a result of the shelling, six fires broke out in the city. Medical workers hospitalized five people.
Five Ukrainians were released from Russian captivity
Among them are a serviceman of the Armed Forces, a former police officer, and three civilians. One released has a severe combat injury.
The bodies of 30 more defenders were returned to Ukraine
Another operation to return the bodies of the fallen Ukrainian military took place in the Zaporizhzhia region.
The number of victims of the Russian missile strike in Chasiv Yar has increased to 45
A nine-year-old boy is among the victims of the strike. Rescuers have dismantled 80% of the rubble.
The Russian base is on fire near Melitopol
In the occupied village of Myrne, Melitopol district, the Armed Forces of Ukraine inflicted devastating blows on a Russian military base.
Residents of occupied Severodonetsk face deportation
In occupied Severodonetsk, Russian Forces announced the collection of the data of remaining civilians, supposedly “for the purpose of issuing pensions.” There is also a risk of deportation of citizens.
The United States provided another $1.7 billion in aid to Ukraine
$1.7 billion in grant aid was transferred to the Ukrainian budget from the Trust Fund of the World Bank and USAID. It is the second grant received by Ukraine in the last two weeks. The total aid amounted to 3 billion dollars.
The Council of the EU allocated €1 billion in macro-financial assistance for Ukraine
The Council of European Union approved €1 billion in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine to support the economy in wartime.
As part of the second tranche of macro-financial assistance, Ukraine will receive another €8 billion. The European Parliament and the EU Council must approve the decision to allocate the second tranche.
A meeting in the Rammstein format will take place on July 20
The fourth meeting of the contact group on the defense of Ukraine is to be held online.
The European Union blocked assets of the Russian Federation for €13.8 billion
€13.8 billion of assets of Russian oligarchs and other organizations are frozen in European Union countries as part of international sanctions, of which more than €12 billion are in only five member states.
Ukraine became an associate member of the technological cooperation of the armed forces of NATO countries
Ukraine will be able to develop and make changes to key NATO standards on combat management systems and related standards.