TOP NEWS: In the Luhansk region, Russian Forces have a significant advantage in artillery, aviation, ammunition and other means. The Armed Forces of Ukraine were forced to withdraw from Lysychansk after heavy fighting. Russian Forces struck a large-scale attack on Sloviansk. Russian Forces continue shelling Donetsk, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions. About 800,000 Ukrainians lost their homes due to the Russian invasion. Ukrainian defenders hit the military base of Russian Forces in occupied Melitopol. The Prime Minister of Australia visited Ukraine.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Russian Forces are systematically shelling and destroying Lysychansk
Ukrainian defenders retreat from Lysychansk
In the Luhansk region, Russian Forces have a significant advantage in artillery, aviation, multiple launch rocket systems, ammunition and personnel. The Ukrainian defenders were forced to withdraw from their positions after heavy fighting in Lysychansk.
Russian Forces attacked Sloviansk
Russian Forces heavily shelled Sloviansk. Approximately 15 fires broke out in the city as a result of the attacks. At least six people were killed and another 15 were injured.
Russian Forces hit Kramatorsk
Russian Forces shelled Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region with a Smerch multiple rocket launcher system.
As a result of the attack, the hotel complex and part of the road in a residential area were destroyed.
Russian Forces continue to attack Kharkiv
Russian Forces continue to shell Kharkiv and the Kharkiv region. As a result of today’s attack, Russian Forces hit a critical infrastructure facility in the city, as well as a residential building. During the day, Russian Forces shelled the Chuhuiv, Kharkiv, Bohodukhiv and Izium districts of the region. Several people were injured.
Russian Forces shelled Dnipropetrovsk region
As a result of the attack by Russian forces on the Kryvyi Rih district, three residential buildings were destroyed, and one building was damaged.
Russian Forces shelled the territory near warehouses with ammonia and saltpeter in the Kherson region
Russian Forces have again shelled warehouses with ammonium nitrate. Such shelling previously took place in Kramatorsk, Sumy and Kharkiv region.
About 800,000 Ukrainians have lost their homes due to the Russian invasion
Russian Forces have destroyed more than 15 million square meters of housing in Ukraine. The most damage to civilian housing has been in the Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Chernihiv regions.
Ukrainian defenders hit the military base of Russian Forces in occupied Melitopol
The Prime Minister of Australia visited Bucha, Hostomel and Irpin
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited Ukraine, including Bucha, Hostomel and Irpin. The Australian Prime Minister has also met with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The Prime Minister of Australia announced that his country will provide Ukraine with additional 100 million dollars of military and technical assistance. Australia will additionally provide 14 armored personnel carriers and 20 Bushmasters.