Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview published by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on June 4 that Ukraine "deserves" a quick path to NATO membership given that it "fights in the interests of NATO."
The General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported on June 5 that Russia has lost 210,350 troops in Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion, with an estimated 410 casualties on June 4.
Ukrainian forces downed six out of eight Iranian-made Shahed drones, as well as four out of six Kh-101 cruise missiles launched by Russia at Ukraine overnight on June 4, the General Staff reported, citing updated information.
After more than 15 months of Russia's war against Ukraine, only half of the 1,078 bomb shelters in Kyiv checked by a government commission are ready for use, Strategic Industries Minister Oleksandr Kamyshin reported on June 4.
Speaking to the media from a security conference in Singapore, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas said that Russia's narrative that NATO had a role to play in its invasion of Ukraine sees a great deal of play in Asia and must be refuted.
Chairman of the Ukrainian parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk went to Turkey and met with Azovstal defenders who have been freed from Russian capture and are now under the protection of the Turkish government, the press service of Verkhovna Rada reported on June 4.
The fake message was spread on behalf of US Chargé d'Affaire Kristina Kvien. This message is "fake and seems intended to inspire panic," according to press attache Daniel Langenkamp.
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