War in Ukraine. Day 412. Monthly update 2023, #2. 

‘The full year of war has resulted in more than US$135 billion in direct damage to buildings and Infrastructure,’ indicates the second Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment, jointly developed by the World Bank Group, the Government of Ukraine, the European Commission, and the United Nations. The most affected sectors have been housing (38 percent), transport (26 percent), energy (8 percent), commerce and industry (8 percent), and agriculture (6 percent). 6 regions have sustained the greatest direct damages – Donetsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhi, Kyiv, and Kherson regions.

War in Ukraine. Daily update. Day 107 [10.00 am, 10.06.2022 🇯🇵🇩🇪🇨🇿🇷🇸]

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.

War in Ukraine. Daily update. Day 104 [10.00 am, 07.06.2022 🇬🇧🇷🇸🇦🇪🇭🇷🇨🇿]

Today is a #WorldFoodSafetyDay. However, as we see, the Russian war in Ukraine might not only undermine the safety of food products, but prevent millions of people from having any food. Therefore, security guarantees are needed to unblock the Ukrainian ports to ensure grain supply. President Zelenskyi said Turkey can become a mediator for the process to ensure grain export.