Prepared by Sofia Oliynyk and Maryana Zaviyska Photo: Telegram channel/ Zelenskiy Official “Ukrainians are ready to die for the European … More
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, and President of Romania Klaus Iohannis visited Ukraine, namely Kyiv and Irpin.
The third meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group took place in Brussels on Wednesday. Representatives from more than 50 nations pledged to get more military capabilities into the hands of Ukrainian forces battling Russian invaders, said Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III.
The European Commission and Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine have agreed on the final text of the EU-Ukraine Special Agreement on the Liberalization of Road Transport. The Agreement envisaged performance of bilateral and transit traffic by Ukrainian carriers without permits. This will significantly improve and speed up logistics between Ukraine and the EU.
Three Russian missiles struck the Chernihiv region. Residents of the four villages had to be evacuated due to the risk of fire. In the Dnipropetrovsk region, Russian forces continued using BM-27 ‘Hurricane’ to shell the communities – two districts were targeted during the night.
If asked to name colonialism’s dominant trait, I’d say it is unification. An empire is a patchwork, with each piece having its distinct cultural, political, and administrative features and mindset. A colonial repressive mechanism promotes the illusion of a homogeneous space where everything is common: the language, the cultural norms, the traditions. Every feature, once forced upon a given group of people, must be taken by that group as something primordial and familiar.
As of June 12, Ukraine has a frontline width of 2450 kilometers, 1105 kilometers of which are active hostilities, according to Commander-in-Chief Valeriy Zaluzhnyi.
Ukraine and Russia held the 11th prisoner exchange, reported Mykolaiv Governor Vitaliy Kim. Among the released was the Head of Shevchenkove community, Mykolaiv region, who was detained by Russian forces for two months while delivering bread with volunteers.
The Leaders of the Political Groups of the European Parliament called on the heads of EU member states to decide on granting Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia the status of a candidate for EU membership at the summit in Brussels on June 23-24. Meanwhile, Olha Stefanyshyna, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, says there are three countries in the EU block that are opposing the EU candidate status for Ukraine, without mentioning their names.
Prepared by Sofia Oliynyk and Maryana Zaviyska Photo: Luhansk Regional State Administration ‘For years the narrative of Ukraine being corrupt … More