Timeline of war
June 23

The British government has transferred about 20,000 food packages to the Kharkiv region, as part of a new humanitarian aid package. – Press service of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


In the Odesa region on June 22, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Russian missiles. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman of the Odesa Regional Military Administration


Due to Russian shelling in the city of Apostolove in the Kryvyi Rih district of the Dnipropetrovsk region, on June 23, 2 people were injured. Residential buildings were destroyed, the city is partially without electricity and water supply. Russian aggressors used cluster shells (banned by international conventions). – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 23 June (approximation): 34430 troops; 1504 tanks; 3632 armored vehicles; 756 artillery systems; 240 MLRS; 99 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 216 aircraft; 183 helicopters; 2548 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 14 military boats; 620 tactical UAVs; 60 special military equipment; 137 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 324 Ukrainian children have died, 593 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Due to Russian shelling in the city of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region, on June 22, 1 citizen was killed, and 3 people were injured. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Due to Russian shelling in the settlement of Pechenihy in the Kharkiv region, on June 23, 7 people were injured, including 2 children. Private houses and the infrastructure of a local private enterprise were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


On June 23, the European Parliament has adopted a resolution on granting Ukraine and Moldova the status of a candidate for membership in the European Union without delay. – Press release of the European Parliament


In the Odesa region on June 23, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Russian missiles. – Operational Command “South”


The British government has imposed new trade sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions list includes prohibitions on the export to Russia of a range of goods and technology, the export of jet fuel, and the export of sterling or EU-denominated banknotes. Moreover, there are new prohibitions on the provision of technical assistance, and financial services, funds, and brokering services relating to iron and steel imports. – Reuters


Due to Russian shelling in Mykolaiv, on June 23, 1 citizen was injured. The production and social infrastructure of the city were damaged. – Operational Command “South”


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have stolen more than 500,000 tons of Ukrainian grain. – Vasyl Bodnar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Turkey


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Sumy, the Odesa, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Chernihiv, the Mykolaiv, and the Kherson regions. 5 people have been killed. 17 citizens have been injured, including 2 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The European Council has approved the decision to grant Ukraine the status of a candidate for membership in the European Union. – Charles Michel, President of the European Council

See the war

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

Ivanna Dymyd sings the last lullaby to her son. 27-years-old traveler Artem learned about the full-scale Russian invasion during his trip at the USA. He bought military equipment and came back home to fight for his country. June 21, 2022.

By Mariia Varanytska

Pyrotechnics clear Ukrainian fields from explosives. June 21, 2022.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

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