The main thing at the moment

  • The Russians are creating conditions for the attack on Slavyansk, according to the General Staff of Ukraine.

  • Ukraine returns bodies of 64 more Azovstal defenders

  • Russian equipment is being moved to the border with Volyn and Rivne regions of Ukraine on the territory of Belarus.

  • The Russians fired rockets at the town of Pryluky in the Chernihiv region.

  • The Russians continue to storm Severodonetsk

  • The General Staff of Ukraine announced the advance of Russian troops to Bakhmut, a few kilometers southeast of the city.

  • 4.5 million Ukrainians returned to Ukraine after leaving at the beginning of a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukrainian territory.

  • Adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine said that the losses of the Ukrainian military now range from 100 to 200 people daily.

Independent verification of information about hostilities provided by officials of various parties is not yet possible.

Territorial control of Ukraine as of June 12, 2022

What happens on June 15th

Ukraine returns bodies of 64 more Azovstal defenders

An operation to exchange the bodies of dead servicemen took place in the Zaporizhia region of Ukraine.

Ukraine has returned the bodies of 64 defenders of the Azovstal plant.

This was reported in the press service of the Ministry of Reintegration of Ukraine.

The ministry clarified that the process of returning the bodies of the victims to their homeland is underway, it is taking place in accordance with the norms of the Geneva Convention.

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Fighting continues in Severodonetsk.

The Russians are storming the city, regrouping troops, according to the General Staff of Ukraine.

“In the North Donetsk direction, the invaders fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Belaya Gora, Ustinovka, Tashkovka and others.

Helicopters were attacked near Myatelkin, ”the statement reads.

The Russians are creating conditions for the attack on Slavyansk

According to the Ukrainian agency, Russian forces have focused on establishing control over the Virgin (a village in the Slavyansk district of Donetsk region) and creating conditions for an attack on Slavyansk.

Representatives of the "DPR" said the death of three people, including a child, from the shelling of the market in Donetsk

The headquarters of the territorial defense of the self-proclaimed "DPR" announced that the artillery shelling was carried out by the Armed Forces of Ukraine with 155-millimeter artillery guns.

Kyiv did not comment on this.

Russia-backed separatists regularly accuse Ukrainian authorities of indiscriminate attacks on civilian targets.

In May, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights called on all parties to the war to abide by international humanitarian law, which explicitly prohibits such attacks.

On June 13, Amnesty International published a report accusing Russia of regular indiscriminate attacks on civilian targets.

Russian equipment moved to the border with Volyn and Rivne regions of Ukraine

About 700 Russian servicemen remain on the Belarusian territory from the Volyn region.

As it was reported on June 13 on the air of the all-Ukrainian TV marathon #URAzom, Russian military equipment is also being moved closer to the border with Volyn and Rivne regions on Belarusian territory.

The local authorities came to such conclusions after inspecting more than 200 kilometers of the joint Belarusian-Ukrainian border in the Volyn region.

The head of the Volyn regional state administration Yuri Pogulyayko said that the situation is under control, and potentially dangerous areas of the border are being strengthened.

Russian troops launched a missile strike on Pryluky, Chernihiv region

The attack on the town of Pryluky was reported to the regional state administration.

The chairman of the regional administration Vyacheslav Chavus announced the arrival of three missiles.

Information about the destruction and the victims is being clarified.

In the Luhansk region, Russia has an advantage in artillery, but Ukrainian troops are not retreating

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated that Russia continues to storm Severodonetsk and concentrate in the south of Luhansk region.

"In the north-Donetsk direction, the enemy, with the support of artillery, carried out assault operations in Severodonetsk, had partial success, pushed our units away from the city center, the fighting continues," - said the speaker of the General Staff of Ukraine Alexander Stupun.

According to him, Russian troops are concentrating their actions for the offensive to lay siege to Ukrainian troops defending Severodonetsk and Lisichansk, and block the Ukrainians' logistical routes from the city of Bakhmut.

The Russians are preparing for the crossing of the Seversky Donets

According to the British Ministry of Defense, the most decisive factor in the military operation in the north of Luhansk region will be the crossing of the Seversky Donets River.

"In order to succeed in the current operational phase of the offensive in the Donbass, Russia will have to carry out ambitious flanking actions or storm and fortify rivers," - said in a statement by British intelligence.

The British intelligence added that earlier Ukrainian troops destroyed bridges, and Russian units tried to cross rivers under fire.

815 children have been injured in Ukraine since the beginning of Russia's aggression on February 24, 288 of them have died

The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine said that as a result of a full-scale war in Russia in Ukraine, 815 children were injured - 288 of them died and 527 were injured.

"These figures are not final, as work continues to determine them in places of active hostilities in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories," - said in the Office of the Prosecutor General.

Most children were affected in Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Luhansk, Kherson, Mykolaiv, Zaporizhia and Sumy regions.

"A 6-year-old child died as a result of the Russian shelling of Lisichansk," the head of the Luhansk region said.

"Lisichansk is being heavily shelled, today a six-year-old child died from enemy fire," the head of the Luhansk region Syarhei Haidai wrote in a telegram.

According to Gaidai, about 500 civilians remain on the territory of the Azot plant in Severodonetsk, 40 of them are children, sometimes the military manages to evacuate someone.

But there is no organized evacuation from Severodonetsk.

Explosions in Ternopil region

As a result of explosions in the Chartkovsky district of the Ternopil region there are victims, including children.

This was announced by the head of the Ternopil Regional Military Administration Vladimir Trush.

“On the situation in the Chertkov region.

Fortunately, there are no victims.

We helped the victims all night, including the children. "

Trush noted that work is underway to eliminate the destruction and fix the damaged property of civilians.

Authorities later said four people were injured in the four strikes.

What is happening in Russia

Rosaviatsia extended the ban on flights in the south and central Russia until June 18

According to RBC, the restrictions affect Anapa, Belgorod, Bryansk, Voronezh, Gelendzhik, Krasnodar, Kursk, Lipetsk, Rostov-on-Don, Simferopol and Elista.

Putin signed a decree to pay 5 million rubles to the families of soldiers killed in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to pay five million rubles to the families of members of the National Guard and the FSB border service who died in the war in Ukraine and during the fighting in Syria.

According to the decree, relatives of Russian "volunteers" killed in Ukraine and Syria will receive the same amount.

Russia last reported its losses in the war with Ukraine on March 25, claiming 1,351 dead and 3,825 wounded.

The Ukrainian General Staff estimates Russia's losses at more than 31,000 soldiers.

Belarus' participation in the war

Belarus has allowed Russia to use its territory to attack Ukraine from the north;

Russians use Belarusian airfields for flights and Belarusian sites for rocket attacks on Ukrainian cities.

At the same time, Belarusians are fighting on the side of Ukraine in various formations.

A battalion named after Kastus Kalinouski has been created, which is now being reorganized into a regiment.

General Staff of Ukraine: in Belarus began to work out the creation of strike groups

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine states that the Belarusian troops are working on the formation of shock units.

"In the Volyn and Polesie directions, according to the inspection plan, by June 11 the Armed Forces of Belarus are working on creating strike groups in one direction and checking the readiness of transport infrastructure to move units," said Speaker of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alyaksandr.

On June 13, for the first time in military reports, the Speaker of the General Staff of Ukraine did not mention what was happening in the operational areas on the border with Belarus.

Earlier it was reported daily that "the formation of offensive groups is not observed, but the threat of missile and artillery shelling remains."

Since the beginning of the war, 61 missiles have been launched from the territory of Belarus in Ukraine, - the General Staff of Ukraine

"There were 1,211 aircraft departures from Belarus - more than 20% of the total - and 61 launches of Iskander cruise missiles to destroy critical infrastructure of Ukraine," said General Staff spokesman Alexei Gromov.

Lukashenko has established a new operational military command in Belarus - the south

This step is motivated by the escalation of hostilities in Ukraine.

Until now, Belarus had two operational commands - the northern and northwestern.

How the world reacts

The Czech Republic will receive 500 Russians and Belarusians persecuted by the authorities under the Foreign Ministry program

The Czech Foreign Ministry has published details of an accelerated immigration program for Russian and Belarusian citizens.

Applications for the program began on May 20 and will last a year, but the quota is only 500 people.

The Czech Republic suspended the issuance of visas to Russians and Belarusians on February 24, immediately after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

The World Bank has approved the allocation of $ 1.49 billion to Ukraine

The World Bank has approved $ 1.49 billion in financial assistance to Ukraine, so that the total planned package of support for the Ukrainian economy exceeded $ 4 billion, according to Reuters.

The money will be spent on salaries of state and social workers.

These funds include credit guarantees from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia and a number of other countries.

The project is also supported by parallel funding from Italy and contributions from a new multi-donor trust fund.

The European Union has approved the sixth package of sanctions against Russia and Belarus for attacking Ukraine

The embargo on Russian oil will not be complete, but will cover over 90% of supplies.

Patriarch Kirill was removed from the sanctions list at the request of Hungary.

As part of sanctions, the EU is disconnecting the Belarusian bank from SWIFT.