Russia invaded Ukraine

124th day
of Ukraine's heroic resistance against full-scale Russian aggression
8-year-long Russian occupation of Crimea and parts of Donbas

Situation in Ukraine


Due to Russian shelling in the Kharkiv region, on June 26, 2 women were killed, and 5 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings and outbuildings, a street gas pipeline, a school, and an administrative building were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


More than 100 bodies of dead civilians have been found under the rubble of a destroyed residential building by Russian occupiers in Mariupol. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 339 Ukrainian children have died, 614 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 27 June (approximation): 35000 troops; 1552 tanks; 3687 armored vehicles; 771 artillery systems; 243 MLRS; 101 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 217 aircraft; 184 helicopters; 2575 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 14 military boats; 636 tactical UAVs; 60 special military equipment; 139 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


For the first time since 1918, the Russian government has declared a default on its sovereign debt in foreign currency. – Bloomberg


Due to Russian shelling in the Odesa region, on June 26, 8 people were injured, including 1 child. Several residential buildings and outbuildings were damaged, and a fire broke out. The fire was extinguished later. – Operational Command “South”


The Japanese government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. The new sanctions list includes a ban on imports of Russian gold and on providing accounting, trust, and some other services to Russia. In addition, Japan will freeze the assets of another 70 Russian individuals and organizations and will implement a ban on exports to 90 Russian military-related organizations. – NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)


Due to Russian shelling in the Donetsk region, on June 27, 1 citizen was killed, and 8 were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed more than 19,700 crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Due to Russian shelling in the Sumy region, on June 26, 1 citizen was killed, and 1 was injured. Local private farm buildings, a water tower, and a farm were damaged. – Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, Head of the Sumy Regional Military Administration

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Rescuers dismantle the debris after a missile strike in Kyiv. June 26.

By Stanislav Yurchenko

Bogdan was injured after a missile strike in Kyiv, but continued to search for his dog in the neighboring area. June 26, 2022, Kyiv.

By Stanislav Yurchenko

A 7-years-old girl was injured after the Russian missile hit on a residential building in Kyiv. June 26, 2022.

By the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

A man made a children’s toy house from boxes of ammunition. He lives in the village of Novoselivka near Chernihiv, where about 700 people lived before the full-scale invasion, but the shelling destroyed almost all the buildings. June 2022.

By Getty

Maksym Burlaka celebrates International Yoga Day in Kharkiv. The man says he wanted to show the realities of Ukrainian life during the war, especially in the eastern regions. June 21, 2022.

By Stanislav Ostrous

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy declared the destroyed Irpin Bridge a memorial. American artist and volunteer Roberto Robbins opened there the art performance “Bucha Massacre”. 60 crosses as a part of an exhibition symbolize 60 exhumed bodies that a team of volunteers found in Bucha. June 2022.

By Mykhailo Palinchak

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