83% of Ukrainians believe that Ukrainian should be the only official language of Ukraine.
7% of the Ukrainian population think that Russian can be the co-official language of Ukraine – until February 24, 2022 that number had been 25%.
Zum fünften Mal fand am 4. und 5. Juli die Ukraine Reform Conference statt, welche angesichts der aktuellen Lage in der Ukraine und der damit einhergehenden Neufokussierung des Hauptthemas in „Ukraine Recovery Conference“ umbenannt wurde. Während in den vorangegangenen Jahren die Reformen innerhalb der Ukraine thematisiert worden waren, lag der Fokus in diesem Jahr auf dem Wiederaufbau des Landes.
On June 13, the harvest season began in Ukraine. Ukraine has already gathered 1.1 million tons of wheat.
On July 7, Russian shelling started fires in wheat fields in two regions, 20 hectares were burned down.
On the night of July 1, the Russian Army launched a missile attack on the village of Serhiivka, which is located on the Black Sea coast by the city of Odesa. The shells destroyed a nine-story residential building and two recreational facilities. 21 people were killed in the attack. 38 people were injured.
On June 27, the Russian army launched a missile attack on the Amstor shopping center in the city of Kremenchuk, Poltava region. A massive fire broke out in the building with over a thousand people staying inside at the moment of the attack. It has already been reported that 19 people have died, while the rescue operations continue.
On the night of June 27th, Russia launched a missile attack on the village of Mayaky, located 40 km from Odesa. A huge fire broke out at the site of the explosion. More than 60 private houses were damaged, four completely burned down, and 25 houses rendered unsuitable for living. Eight people have been reported injured, including three-year-old twins.
The State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine removed a 500-kilogram bomb from the roof of a multi-story building in the residential area of Severnaya Saltovka in Kharkiv region. The bomb was dropped on the city by the Russian invaders back in March.
Seitdem die russischen Truppen, welche in der Region Charkiw aktiv waren, während der ersten Maihälfte erfolgreich Richtung eigener Staatsgrenze zurückgedrängt werden konnten, hat sich die Lage im Vergleich zu der davor etwas entspannt. Doch wie schauen aktuell der Alltag und die Entwicklungen in der Stadt wie auch an der regionalen Front aus? Denn ruhig mag es vom normalen Lebens- und Wirtschaftsgeschehen her sein, aber noch lange nicht seitens Kriegsaktivitäten.
Two American volunteers who fought on the side of Ukraine were captured by the Russian army, reports The Telegraph. They will face the fate of other foreigners who were sentenced to death by the puppet regime of the Donetsk quasi-republic at the behest of Moscow.
In one of the Ukrainian cities that were under Russian occupation, children found a mine on a playground. It was only by luck that no one was hurt. The State Emergency Service shared news of the shocking find.
The Russian army launched strikes with Kalibr class cruise missiles in Lviv, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky and Chernihiv regions. Ukrainian air defense shot down all four missiles, but six people, including one child, were injured from falling debris.
German Minister Claudia Roth spent two days in Odesa on a working visit. The politician visited cultural events and promised to help the city to preserve its cultural heritage and speed up the process of the city center’s inclusion to the UNESCO world heritage list.
Russian soldiers set mines in 30 million hectares of Ukrainian territory. Only about 10% of the territory has been cleared of mines so far. Our reporter documented pyrotechnicians defusing the deadly weapons in the village of Yahidne near the city of Chernihiv in northern Ukraine on Tuesday.
90% of the Luhansk region is occupied by the Russian army. The shelling of residential areas practically does not stop. The town of Rubizhne has shared the fate of Mariupol: there are no surviving houses in it, and many are so destroyed that they cannot be repaired.
At the beginning of the war, the number of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was about 250,000. According to Ukrainian law, it cannot exceed 261,000 people, including 215,000 servicemen. The Russian army by comparison totals around 900,000 soldiers.
These are the Mariupol defenders pictured in the labyrinths of Azovstal. One of them, named Dmitry Kazatsky, asked to publish these pictures before being taken into captivity by the Russians. TRIGGER WARNING