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03:06

The World Bank has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new financial aid package of $1,5 billion worth. These funds will be used to pay salaries to Ukrainian civil servants and teachers. – Official website of the World Bank

05:20

Due to Russian military aggression, 44 enterprises are completely destroyed in the Kyiv region. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration

09:12

Due to Russian military aggression in the Mykolaiv region, there is no electricity and water supply in 92 settlements. In addition, 6,7 thousand Ukrainian consumers remain without gas. – Press service of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration

09:34

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 263 Ukrainian children have died, 478 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

10:09

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 08 June (approximation): 31500 troops; 1393 tanks; 3429 armored vehicles; 703 artillery systems; 213 MLRS; 96 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 212 aircraft; 178 helicopters; 2406 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 559 tactical UAVs; 53 special military equipment; 125 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:35

The government of Norway has donated to Ukraine 22 M109 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers. The new military aid package also includes military gear, spare parts, and 155mm ammunition. – Official website of the government of Norway

17:41

The European Commission has approved the decision to provide further financial support of €7,25 million worth for the ICC investigation into war crimes in Ukraine. – Official website of the European Commission

17:47

Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, as of June 08, at least 540 thousand Ukrainians have lost their homes. – Mstyslav Banik, Head of Electronic Services Development with the Ministry of Digital Transformation

17:49

The Canadian government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions outlaw 28 types of Canadian consultants, including technical and management consultants and advertising agencies, from working for Russia’s oil, gas, and chemical sector. – Canadian news agency Global News

20:04

Yesterday the British Ambassador to Ukraine, Melinda Simmons, signed the $450 million guarantee of $1,5 billion to Ukraine through a World Bank loan to support vital public services in Ukraine. – Official Twitter page of the British Embassy Kyiv

20:51

In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, and the Chernihiv regions. 8 people have been killed. 44 citizens have been injured, 1 child is among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

The eyes of Ukrainian defenders.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

After retreating from Kherson, Russian forces began to shell the residential areas of the city. Dozens of people wounded or killed.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

13-year-old Hlib in the center of Kherson just a day after the liberation.

By Andras D. Hajdu / NRK

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