Key developments on June 27: * Russian missile strike kills 4, injures 42 in Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast * Ukrainian forces advance in several directions, military says * Russia strikes Kremenchuk on deadly shopping mall attack anniversary * Pentagon announces $500 military aid package for Ukraine * Putin admits Russia fully funds Wagner Group. A Russian
Anastasiia Shestopal was escaping Russia’s war when she arrived at the train station in Kramatorsk early in the morning of April 8. The 19-year-old had come from her native city of Druzhkivka in Donetsk Oblast, which at that time was just about 50 kilometers away from the front line.
KRAMATORSK, Donetsk Oblast – As war bleeds Donetsk Oblast, the surgery center in Kramatorsk’s first city hospital has to shoulder the burden of caring for civilians from a large area. Its handful of remaining doctors and nurses operate on the ill and the wounded before they can be transported west
KRAMATORSK, Donetsk Oblast — Artur Serdiuk had just climbed under the covers at half past four in the morning, when the Russian airstrike hit 25 paces from his house. When he opened his eyes and came out from under the dust and debris his ceiling had turned into, he saw that