TOP NEWS: The Armed Forces of Ukraine will be forced to withdraw from Severodonetsk. Defenders repelled the assault on Lysychansk. Russian Forces seized several villages in the Luhansk region. Russian Forces have killed 338 children in Ukraine and injured more than 610 since the beginning of war. Russian Forces continue to kidnap Ukrainian defenders’ relatives in the occupied territories. Ukrainian intelligence exposed Russian agents in Ukraine. Russian Forces to prepare a false flag operation to lure Belarus into war.
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Russian Forces shelled Zaporizhzhia region
Russian Forces attacked a settlement near Zaporizhzhia with multiple rocket launchers. As a result of the attack, infrastructure was damaged.
Ukrainian defenders to withdraw from Severodonetsk
Ukraine’s Armed Forces will be forced to withdraw from Severodonetsk, which has been under constant attack for four months. This was announced by the head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhiy Haidai.
Russian Forces have seized several settlements in the Luhansk region
Russian Forces gained control over the village of Mykolaivka. The attack on Lysychansk was repelled, Serhiy Haidai said.
Russian Forces have also seized the village of Hirske in the Luhansk region.
Russian Forces have killed 338 children in Ukraine
Russian Forces have killed 338 children and injured more than 610 children since the beginning of full-scale Russian aggression against Ukraine.
It will take about 10 years for full demining of Ukraine
So far, Ukraine has neutralized more than 45,000 explosive devices, including about 2,000 aerial bombs.
Russian Forces continue to kidnap Ukrainian defenders’ relatives in the occupied territories
Russian Forces kidnap both adults and children. Most of these cases are recorded in the temporarily occupied territories of Zaporizhzhia, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions.
Ukrainian intelligence exposed Russian agents in Ukraine
The Security Service said on June 24 it exposed a Russian agent network in Ukraine, which included Ukrainian lawmaker Andrii Derkach. According to law enforcement, Derkach received funds from the GRU to create private security structures that Russia planned to use to capture Ukraine.
Russian Forces to prepare a false flag operation to lure Belarus into war
According to Ukrainian special services, Russian Forces plan a false flag operation to draw Minsk into joining Moscow’s unprovoked invasion of its neighbor. Sabotage groups have arrived in the city of Mozyr.
The EU will provide 9 billion euros to Ukraine
The European Council decided to allocate macro-financial assistance to Ukraine in the amount of up to EUR 9 billion.