Head of the European Union Delegation to Ukraine Matti Maasikas said Ukraine must restore the online asset declarations for government officials. The statement comes after the European Commission ruled that Ukraine completed only two of the seven requirements needed for Ukraine to start accession talks.
"If a wild animal eats a person, it is usually said that it should be hunted down and shot because it is used to human meat. It is the same with Russia," Polish President Andrzej Duda said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview with The Jerusalem Post that Israel has concerns that any systems given to Ukraine would be used against Israel because they could fall into Iranian hands, which, as Netanyahu says, happened with the Western anti-tank weapons that Israel now finds at its borders.
The collapse of the Kakhovka dam has already caused more than $1.5 billion worth of damage to Ukraine, according to the Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Ruslan Strilets. However, this number will continue to grow, Strilets said on June 21.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said that though Ukraine’s summer counteroffensive may seem slow now, it will pick up the pace, just like the operations in the fall.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said on June 21 it is aware of the recent reports of mines having been placed near the cooling pond of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, but no such mines were observed during Director General Rafael Grossi’s visit.
The EU would disburse another 1.5 billion euros to Ukraine in macro-financial assistance, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wrote on Twitter on June 2022.
The General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported on June 21 that Russia continues to focus its main efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka directions.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko claimed on June 21 that there is a campaign to discredit him and the city government.
The World Bank Group on June 21 announced a new financing package worth $1.75 billion for emergency assistance to Ukraine.
European Union ambassadors on June 21 backed the eleventh sanctions package against Russia, according to the Swedish government, which presides in the Council of the EU.
According to Military Intelligence Chief Kyrylo Budanov, there is a threat of an explosion or accident at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, as the Russian forces have additionally mined the plant's cooler.
Moldova's Constitutional Court banned the pro-Russian Shor party, headed by exiled businessman Ilan Shor who is accused by the West and the government of trying to destabilize the country, Moldova’s President Maia Sandu reported on her Facebook page on June 19.
At least 30% of samples taken from surface water bodies and recreation areas of Kherson, Odesa, and Mykolaiv Oblasts do not meet hygiene standards, in the aftermath of the destruction of the Kakhovka dam, the health ministry reported on June 19.
Russia had the "means, motive and the opportunity" to bring down the Kakhovka dam across the Dnipro River in Kherson Oblast, according to a June 19 Associated Press article citing new drone footage and inside sources.
Hungary must explain its involvement in the release of Ukrainian prisoners of war (POWs) from Russian custody and communicate with the Ukrainian government on this issue, European Commission foreign policy spokesperson Peter Stano said on June 19 to Lithuanian media outlet Delfi.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on June 19 that China had renewed promises not to send arms to Russia to fight in Ukraine, CNN reported from Blinken's visit to Beijing.
The Estonian government has supported a proposal to draft legislation for using the frozen assets of individuals linked to Russia’s aggression to rebuild Ukraine, Estonia's Foreign Ministry reported on June 15.
NATO allies may be ready to remove some hurdles on Ukraine’s path to the military alliance, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said on June 16, as cited by the Guardian.
Germany will "immediately" provide Ukraine with another 64 guided missiles for Patriot air defense systems, Germany's n-tv television wrote on June 16, citing German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius.
The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated Hr 560 million ($15 million) to pay Hr 5,000 ($136) to each victim of the flooding caused by the Kakhovka dam disaster, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal reported on June 16.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and other African leaders on June 16 visited the town of Bucha in Kyiv Oblast.
The European Parliament approved a resolution on June 15 calling on NATO to accept Ukraine into the alliance after the war is over.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine have advanced up to 1 kilometer near Vuhledar in Donetsk Oblast, a spokesperson of the Tauric Forces reported on June 15.
Denmark and Norway will supply Ukraine with additional 10,500 artillery shells, Danish Defense Ministry announced on June 15.
A recent poll by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology showed that 85% of respondents believe that the state must intervene in the affairs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP).
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that 20 children had been killed and 69 had been wounded due to the explosions of mines and other objects in Ukraine since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported on June 15.
Eleven people were killed due to Russia's June 13 missile strike on the city of Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Governor Serhii Lysak reported. Seven bodies were found under the rubble of a warehouse destroyed by the Russian strike. Four people were killed in a five-story residential building severely damaged by