TOP NEWS: The President of Ukraine visited Mykolaiv and Odessa for the first time during the war, and awarded Ukrainian defenders. Russian Forces have again launched a missile strike on Kremenchuk Oil Refinery. Russian Forces continue to attack Odesa, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions. Russian Forces have also targeted Kryvyi Rih. The exchange of prisoners has been carried out with Russia. As a result of the exchange, four civilians have returned home.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Mykolaiv and Odesa regions
The President of Ukraine visited Mykolaiv region for the first time during the war
In Mykolayiv, Volodymyr Zelenskyy and leaders of the region discussed the economic situation, the restoration of water supply, the situation in agriculture, as well as the Russian threat to the region from both land and sea.
Russian Forces have again launched a missile strike on Kremenchuk Oil Refinery
Russian Forces fired six missiles at Kremenchuk Oil Refinery and two missiles at the combined heat and power.
Russian Forces continue to attack Odesa, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions
Russian Forces fired two missiles at the Odesa region from the temporarily occupied Crimea, both of which were destroyed by Ukraine’s air defenses.
As a result of the Russian attack on Kharkiv, a 16-storey residential building caught fire. In the Luhansk region, the Russian Forces launched airstrikes on Syrotyne and Borivske near Severodonetsk. In the Donetsk region, shelling continues along the entire front line.
In the Mykolaiv region, Russian Forces shelled residential buildings and farms.
In the Dnipropetrovsk region, Russian Forces targeted the village of Velyka Kostromka with artillery.
Russian Forces attacked Kryvyi Rih
At least two people were injured in the attack.
In the Dnipropetrovsk region, Russian Forces launched a missile strike on oil depot
Three Russian missiles destroyed an oil depot. Three people were injured in this attack.
The exchange of prisoners has been carried out with Russia
As a result of the exchange, four civilians have returned home as well as the body of the killed Ukrainian defender.
A platform with data on Russian war criminals has been launched in Ukraine
The platform has already collected information about 607 Russian servicemen who committed crimes in Ukraine.
The UN has confirmed the killing of 1,348 Ukrainian civilians in Mariupol, including 70 children
These are only the currently confirmed killings of civilians during Russian air strikes, tank and artillery shelling in Mariupol. The real numbers are much higher.
Ukrainian defenders continue to repel Russian attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk regions
Russian Forces tried to storm Severodonetsk to gain full control of the city, but were unsuccessful.
Ukrainian defenders repulsed the attack near Syrotyne (Luhansk region). Near Krasnopillya (Donetsk region) Ukrainian defenders inflicted heavy losses on the enemy.