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25  juin     17h09
Top Ukrainian General Replaced Amid Criticism Over Heavy Casualties
   Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has announced that the commander of the Joint Forces of the Ukrainian military, Yuriy Sodol, is to be replaced with Brigadier General Andriy Hnatov. The move came after Sodol had been criticized for excessive casualties and outdated tactics.
Kyrgyz Jailed For Fighting For Russia In Ukraine Gets Early Release
   A Kyrgyz man who was sentenced to five years in prison last year for joining Russia’s Wagner mercenary group to fight in Ukraine has been released due to a January presidential amnesty decree.
ICC Issues Arrest Warrants For Russia’s Ex-Defense Minister Shoigu, Top General Gerasimov
   The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for former Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and the Russian military’s chief of staff Valery Gerasimov for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Ukraine.
European Court Rules Russia Guilty Of Human Rights Abuses In Ukraine
   The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia committed human rights violations in the Crimean Peninsula since its annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula in .
Czech PM Says First Shipment Of Ammunition From Initiative Arrives In Ukraine
   Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala says the first shipment of ammunition from an initiative launched by his country has reached Ukraine.
Russia Claims To Have Downed 30 Ukrainian Drones Over 2 Regions
   Russia’s Defense Ministry said its air defense systems shot down Ukrainian drones over Belgorod region and one over Voronezh region early on June .
Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine
   RFE RL’s Ukraine Live Briefing gives you the latest developments on Russia’s ongoing invasion, Western military aid, global reaction, and the plight of civilians. The Live Briefing presents the latest developments and analysis, updated throughout the day.
24  juin     21h21
U.S. Disputes Russia’s Claim About Responsibility For Strike On Crimea
   The United States responded on June to Russia’s claim that it was to blame for a deadly attack on Crimea on June by pointing the finger back at Moscow for starting the war and by saying that the weapons it provides are for Ukraine to use to defend its territory against Russian aggression.
Zelenskiy Replaces Commander Of Ukraine’s Joint Forces
   Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has announced that the commander of the Joint Forces of the Ukrainian military, Yuriy Sodol, is to be replaced.
Russian Attempts To Advance In Eastern Ukraine Bring Devastation To Civilian Areas
   A Russian missile strike on the city of Pokrovsk in Ukraine’s Donetsk region on June killed at least four residents and injured dozens, including children. As locals surveyed destroyed residential buildings, authorities said the attack was one of the most devastating in recent months. RFE RL’s...
Frontline Ukrainian Troops Cheer National Soccer Team At Euros
   A Ukrainian artillery crew cheers for the national soccer team competing in the UEFA European Football Championship. The soldiers take advantage of small breaks in the fighting to watch games on a smartphone. But as soon as Ukrainian reconnaissance units find new targets, the soldiers return...
Evacuating Ukraine’s Ancient Stone Guardians
   Several statues dating from the ninth to the th century have been evacuated by volunteers from the front lines amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Kyiv Says Russia Stepping Up Attacks With Banned Chemical Agents
   Ukraine has accused Russia of stepping up front line attacks using prohibited hazardous chemicals, including tear gas, the latest in a series of allegations of battlefield abuses.
Russian Missile Strike Kills 4 In Eastern Ukraine
   At least four people were killed and injured on June after Russian forces launched a missile attack on Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region. Regional Governor Vadym Filashkin said that two Iskander M missiles destroyed on home and damaged others in the town of Pokrovsk.
With Elections Clouding Future Of Aid, West Extends Ukraine’s Fighting Capability Deep Into 2025
   A billion loan, missiles, security pacts: In the past two weeks, the United States and allies have taken steps to shore up Ukraine’s defenses deep into . Analysts say the measures will insulate Ukraine for the time being, should Western leaders less inclined to support Kyiv come to power.
Another Kyrgyz Jailed For Fighting With Russian Troops In Ukraine
   The Osh regional court in southern Kyrgyzstan told RFE RL on June that a lower court had sentenced a local man, whose identity was not disclosed, to five years in prison two weeks earlier for joining Russian troops invading Ukraine.
North Korea’s ’Deepening Military Cooperation’ With Moscow Condemned
   The United States, South Korea, and Japan have condemned the deepening military cooperation between North Korea and Russia, while a top North Korean military official has reiterated Pyongyang’s support for Moscow’s war against Ukraine.
Casualties And Destruction In Kharkiv Amid Russian Missile Attacks
   Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, has endured a string of Russian missile attacks, resulting in several deaths and injuries in recent days and leaving residents without electricity.
EU Approves New Sanctions To Limit ’Russia’s Criminal Actions Against Ukraine’
   The European Union’s members agreed on a new package of sanctions against Russia over its full scale invasion of Ukraine, with the target being high value sectors including energy, finance and trade.
23  juin     14h20
Russian Strike On Kharkiv Apartment Building Leaves Dead, Injured
   At least two people were killed and dozens wounded as a Russian aerial guided bomb hit a residential building, authorities in Kharkiv announced on June . More bombs struck other areas of Ukraine’s second biggest city on the same day. Serious structural damage forced rescuers to demolish part of...