Timeline of war
June 27

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


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


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 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”


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


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


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


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


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


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have destroyed 14 and have damaged 47 cultural institutions and architectural monuments in the Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


There is an acute shortage of drinking water and food in the occupied by Russian troops Mariupol. Residents of the city are forced to hunt pigeons and collect rainwater. – Press service of the Mariupol city council


The government of Ukraine has received about $500 million from Japan under the agreement on loan on preferential terms, signed before. These funds will be used for financing social, humanitarian, and healthcare expenditures. – Press service of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


In Kremenchuk, in the Poltava region, Russian occupiers have fired missiles at the shopping center. There were more than 1,000 Ukrainian civilians. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


The European Commission has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with medical equipment, protective gear, and specialized equipment for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats of €11,3 million worth. – Press release of the European Commission


Rocket attack on the shopping center in Kremenchuk, in the Poltava region: 11 citizens were killed, 50 citizens were injured, including 2 children. 9 injured victims are in critical condition. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


Russian aggressors have shelled the district of North Saltivka in Kharkiv on June 27. 5 citizens were killed. 22 citizens were injured, including 5 children. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


Russian troops fired 2 missiles at the territory of Kremenchuk, in the Poltava region. 1st missile hit the shopping center, and the 2nd missile hit the city stadium. – Oleksii Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Odesa, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, the Cherkasy, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, and the Donetsk regions. 19 people have been killed. 83 citizens have been injured, including 8 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

injured by the Russian shellings
Rescuers help civilians that were injured by the Russian shellings in the Donetsk region. August 9, 2022.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

damaged skool
Two schools, a dormitory, over 20 apartment buildings, and several administrative buildings were damaged after the Russian forces shelled residential neighborhoods in the Nikopol district. August 10, 2022.

Photo from Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Region Military Administration

ukrainian soldiers
Different generations of Ukrainians protect Ukraine.

By Vadim Sarakhan

Mykolaiv after shelling
A woman in her house in Mykolaiv after the shelling. July 31, 2022.

By Kostiantyn & Vlada Liberov

ukrainian soldiers sleep
Ukrainian soldiers sleep in a trench on the front lines. August 2022.

By Ihor Volkov

Farming at the frontline in Zelenodolsk, Dnipropetrovsk region.

By David Guttenfelder, The New York Times

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