Ukraine in brief: Latest regional news July 21, 2022 (photo)

Materials compiled by Tetiana Kliuchnyk-Horobets, Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Halyna Radevych, Ioanna Kryvenko

Editor-in-chief, Ukrainian Women’s Guard Ruslan Polishchuk

It has been the 148th day  of the Ukrainian people’s heroic resistance to the russian invasion.

Ukraine briefly:

It has been the 148th day  of the Ukrainian people’s heroic resistance to the russian invasion. 

Here is operational information from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 6pm:

Towards Volyn and Polissya, no significant changes have occured. Since the beginning of this month, citizens of the republic of belarus have been urged to sign contracts with russian private military companies. Military commissariats of the armed forces of belarus are actively engaged in this campaign. 

Towards Siversk, the enemy continues to shell the positions of our troops in Sumy oblast and conduct aerial reconnaissance using UAVs.

Towards Kharkiv, the enemy struck Rtyshchivka  and Verkhniy Saltov. There was artillery shelling in the areas of Cherkaski Tyshky, Chuhuiv, Kharkiv, Korobochkyne, Malynivka,Prudianka,  Pytomnyk, Ruska Lozova, Rubizhne, Udy, and Zalyman.

By conducting assault actions, the enemy unsuccessfully tried to move towards Velyki Prokhody – Pytomnyk. There was also aerial reconnaissance conducted by using an unmanned aerial vehicle near Dementiivka, Rubizhne, Slatyne, and Zamulivka.

Towards Sloviansk, the enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Dolyna, Bohorodychne, Husarivka, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Nortsivka, Virnopillia. There was aerial reconnaissance conducted near Dmytrivka and Virnopillia.

Towards Kramatorsk, the enemy carried out airstrikes on Serebrianka and Spirne. Artillery shelling was reported to occur near  Hryhorivka, Ivano-Darivka and Siversk. An enemy UAV of the operational-tactical level operated near Rozdolivka and Hryhorivka.

Ukrainian soldiers repelled hostile assault actions towards the Lysychansk refinery – Ivano-Darivka. The enemy suffered losses and withdrew.

Towards Bakhmut, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Vershyna, Bilohorivka, Kostiantynivka and Berestove. Artillery shelling was recorded near Bakhmut, Berestove, Vesele, Vyimka, Vershyna, Novoluhanske, Zaitseve, Soledar, Rozdolivka and Kurdiumivka.

Weak assaults of the occupiers towards Klynove – Vershtyna, Myronivka – the Vuhlehirsk TPP failed again.

Towards Avdiivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia, the enemy carried out airstrikes at Krasnohorivka, Kamianka, Solodke and Novoandriivka to restrain actions of our troops. Artillery shelling was reported in the areas of Avdiivka, Bilohiria, Huliaipilske, Krasnohorivka, Mykilske, Novopil, Novoselivka Druha, Pisky, Stepnohirsk, Vuhledar, Zaliznychne,  Zolota Nyva. To correct artillery fire, unmanned aerial vehicles of the operational-tactical level were used near Bilohiria, Mala Tokmachka and Shcherbakv.

Towards South Buh, artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of Bila Krynytsia, DobreKniazivka, Kotliareve, Luch, Nova Zoria, Olhyne, Pervomaiske, Potemkyne, Shyroke, Ternivka.  The invaders unsuccessfully tried to conduct a counterattack towardss Sukhyi Stavok – Andriivka.

In the Black Sea and Azov seas, the enemy’s ships focus on blocking civilian navigation in the northwestern part of the Black Sea. Outside the bases are two carriers of cruise missiles. 

Forcibly mobilized personnel, brought from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to replenish the enemy’s losses have their personal documents seized. This indicates complete lawlessness of these people and, allegedly, should stop desertion. It will also not allow identification of these persons in case of death, which paves the way for various financial frauds in favor of the command staff of the armed forces of the russian federation.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that he is quite healthy and feels as good as ever. This is a response to another russian fake about Zelenskyy’s allegedly serious condition, which was posted today through conducting a hacker attack on the radio “Melodiia”.

The invaders dragged at least 14 units of heavy military equipment with ammunition, weapons and explosives to the engine room of the 1st power unit of the Zaporizhzhia NPP. This is stated in the message of Energoatom. Experts warn that the situation at the station is very dangerous and call on the international community to take all possible measures to liberate the Ukrainian NPP from the enemy.


By the end of 2022, Ukraine’s economy will shrink by a third, predicts the National Bank. If the Black Sea ports are unblocked, it will return to growth in 2023-2024.

Sergey Prytula, a Ukrainian public figure and volunteer, says that “people’s Bayraktars” will be delivered to Ukraine at the end of summer. Also, reports of the Ministry of Defense and the General Staff, will specify that these are the “people’s” Bayraktars destroying enemy targets.

Eastern regions

Kharkiv oblast

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Russian troops shelled with  barrel and rocket artillery settlements in Kharkiv oblast: Bazaliivka, Dementiivka, Korobochkyne, Mospanove, Pechenihy, Petrivka, Prudianka, Pytomnyk, Ruski Tyshky, Tsyrkuny and other.

According to the head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, the shelling of Kharkiv from Uragan multiple rocket launchers injured 23 people. Among them is 1 child. 4 of the injured are in serious condition. 3 people were killed. The shelling hit civilian objects – shopping malls, a residential building, a dentist’s office, a car and public transport.

During the day, rescuers made 32 operational visits, of which 8 times they extinguished fires caused by shelling in Bohodukhiv, Chuhuiv, Izium and Kyiv districts, Kharkiv. Private buildings and wheat fields were on fire.

Donetsk oblast

The enemy shelled Bakhmut. Two private buildings were burnt. The fire was extinguished. The city’s central market also came under fire, resulting in several trading containers catching fire. Information on casualties is being verified.

Bakhmut. Photo: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Two schools in Kramatorsk and Kostiantynivka were destroyed as a result of overnight enemy shelling.

In Kramatorsk, the strike hit the private sector – a school was destroyed, a five-storey building and 85 private houses were damaged. State Emergency Service rescuers removed one body under the rubble. According to current information, there may be 2 more people under the rubble.

Destroyed school. Photo: telegram-channel of Pavlo Kyrylenko/Donetsk Regional Civil Administration

According to the head of Sloviansk City Military Administration, Vadym Liakh, the Russian troops shelled the Sloviansk community with multiple rocket launchers with cluster munitions. There are casualties.

According to the head of Siversk City Civil-Military Administration, Oleksiy Vorobyov, Siversk city is under full control of the Ukrainian troops.

Luhansk oblast

On the Luhansk front, the region continues to hold the defence without change.

The enemy offensive near Bilohorivka was repelled. In this and other directions, the enemy is suffering significant losses. Verkhnokamianska suffered serious damage as a result of shelling – people’s houses were hit by the Russians with artillery, MLRS, and aviation.

In Sievierodonetsk, there are significant problems with water, even technical water. In Toretsk an enemy rocket landed in the yard of a private building.

The enemy is sending recently mobilized residents of the occupied settlements of Luhansk oblast into battle. Despite heavy artillery and missile pressure, the Armed Forces of Ukraine hold their positions.

Northern regions

Kyiv oblast

There are currently 100K internally displaced people officially registered in Kyiv. The city government calls for the local businesses to support IDPs – accommodation and employment issues are of the highest priority. To provide the maximum support for this category of people a One-stop comprehensive consultation center is operating under VcentriHUB.

According to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, 75% of schools in Kyiv are ready for the safe start of a new school year.

Volunteers of Bucha territorial community went through tactical drills in combat simulating conditions. In particular, they trained to seize enemy BTRs, platoon strongpoints, etc. The training program is based on the Ukrainian army’s military reconnaissance model and incorporates the world’s best practices.

Zhytomyr oblast

More than 35K internally displaced families currently reside in Zhytomyr oblast. This was reported by the Regional Military Administration. The call-center is still working for temporarily evacuated persons who suffered from the russian aggression.

Yesterday the firefighters of Zhytomyr oblast dealt with 3 cases of dry vegetation ignition and put one fire.

Sumy oblast

The russians fired at the Shalygine community with the “Hrad” MLRS. The premises of the Shalygine forestry were damaged, and 2 official cars were burned. A local resident was wounded by a fragment of enemy ammunition.

The Esman community was shelled 12 times by the enemy from barrel artillery, at noon – another 14 times. The occupiers shelled the Bilopillia community with mortars and “Hrad” MLRS. The russians opened fire on the Nova Sloboda community with MLRS.

Photo: Dmytro Zhivytskyi / Sumy Regional State Administration

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported that the British company Rolls-Royce will rebuild one of the dispensaries of the Sumy oblast. The cost of restoring the Khukhryansk dispensary is UAH 13M. Some of the funds were collected by Rolls-Royce employees.

Chernihiv oblast

In the border community of Chernihiv oblast, the police discovered a cache of ammunition left by the russian military. Everything found was removed, the ammunition will be transferred to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The State Emergency Service in Chernihiv oblast reported that demining of Chernihiv oblast continues – pyrotechnicians neutralized almost 35,000 munitions. Over the past day, underwater demining and pyrotechnic works teams of the State Emergency Service were involved in the disposal of explosive objects 18 times and removed 197 such objects.

According to the head of the Desna community, one-time assistance is offered to people whose housing was damaged due to the war. One-time financial assistance is provided in the amount of 20% of the average market price of damaged structures and is intended for the replacement of windows and entrance doors.

Central regions

Vinytsia oblast

Number of killed people after a missile attack on July 14 in Vinnytsia increased to 26. Today, 20-year-old Olga Lysenko died in the hospital. Her body was covered with burns covering 98%   

Residents and staff of the crisis center “House of Hope” charitable foundation in Vinnytsia have been baking and provided out poppy seed buns to our defenders since the beginning of the full-scale invasion. In total, 5K buns have been made since the beginning of the war.

Photo from internet

Vinnytsia City Department of City Marketing and Tourism organized free rock climbing classes for internally displaced children. The goal is to involve internally displaced families in outdoor activities.

In Vinnytsia, free rock climbing classes are held for internally displaced children. Photo from internet

Every school and kindergarten of the Kalyniv community has its own vegetable garden – about 40 acres. Now they are actively preparing for winter – fermenting vegetables, freezing berries and fruits, drying herbs.

Dnipropetrovsk oblast

At night, the enemy shelled Nikopol area. 20 missiles hit Chervonogrigorivsk community. The head of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State administration Valentin Reznichenko informed that there are no victims and damage. 

The head of the regional council, Mykola Lukashuk informed that russian military shelled area near piggery in Velikomykhailiv community, Synelnykiv district.

From the occupied territory of the Kherson region, russian tank fired farmers in the Kryvorizka district during harvesting. Fields and machinery were damaged. There are no victims.

In the evening, enemy again shelled border areas of Velika Kostromka. A reinforced concrete electrical support was destroyed, and the power line was damaged. There are no victims.

Kirovohrad oblast

In Kropyvnytskyi there is a humanitarian center “Ya Mariupol”, which provides assistance to displaced persons. Almost 2K Mariupol residents have already been registered in the Kirovohrad region since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

In Kropyvnytskyi, they are organizing a charitable ethno-party “SHEPIT.KROP”. Collected funds will be used for the needs of Ukrainian defenders.

The mayor Serhiy Kuzmenkohe Oleksandriya City Council allocated 1.5 million UAH from the community budget for preparation of shelters. 

Poltavsk oblast

In Poltava, instructors of the “Warrior” military sports center teach everyone who wants to learn basics of tactical medicine.

Photo from internet

Volunteers from Poltava region sent about 150 kilograms of cookies, energy bars, tea and other products to our military in Donetsk region from the educational institution in the village of Butenka.

Cherkasy oblast

The first stage of training was conducted at the school in Cherkasy. There they taught how to assemble a machine gun and stop bleeding.

In 22% out of a thousand in-class learning is not possible due to the architectural features of the buildings and the lack of shelters.

Southern regions

Zaporizhzhia oblast

The situation in the Zaporizhzhia direction has not changed significantly. The enemy concentrates its main efforts on holding the occupied positions. 

There were 50 enemy shellings on the demarcation line. 7 territorial communities were under fire, Huliaipole was affected the most. According to Serhii Iarmak, the head of the Huliaipole territorial community, almost all infrastructure facilities of the community were damaged. More than 1,000 private houses have suffered various degrees of damages since the russian aggression began.  

According to the Zaporizhzhia Main Regional Department of the National Police, the occupiers shelled civilian infrastructure in the areas of Ternuvate, Zarichne, Mahdalynivka, Komyshuvakha, Mala Tokmachka, Dobropillia, Huliaipole.

Huliapole is under fire every day. Photo: Zaporizhzhia RMA

There were 28 reports of destruction of civilian infrastructure as a result of shelling by russian occupation forces in the Ternuvate, Zarichne, Mahdalynivka, Komyshuvaha, Mala Tokmachka, Dobropillia, Huliaipole. As a result of the enemy’s attacks, one person was killed, three injured, and six high-rise buildings damaged.

1345 people, including 362 children, were evacuated.

Zaporizhzhia RMA reports despite the temporary occupation, all territories of the region are working on preparing for the heating season. However, 5 out of 7 boiler houses in the region are located in potentially dangerous areas, which may complicate this year’s heating supply.

About 30 local residents received passports of the russian federation in the temporarily occupied Energodar. This was announced by the mayor of Energodar Dmytro Orlov. According to the mayor, the percentage of local collaborators is 0.05% of the entire city population.

Energotatom reported that the russian military brought at least 14 units of heavy military equipment with ammunition, weapons, and explosives to the engine room of the 1st power unit of the ZANP.

The Security Service of Ukraine announced suspicion of a collaborator who voluntarily joined the occupation “military-civilian administration” of Melitopol. The man was appointed head of the department of capital construction and housing and communal services of the so-called “military-civil administration of Melitopol”. The suspect faces up to 10 years in prison.

“Dopomoha poruch” unity space of Polohiv District has started operating in Zaporizhzhia. The hub will help with accommodation and finding housing. Also temporary displaced people would be able to get compensation for accommodation and humanitarian aid with food packages here. Starting next week, primary legal assistance will also be provided.

Mykolaiv oblast

During the night, the enemy bombarded Mykolaiv oblast with “Smerch” multiple rocket launchers.

The village of Shyroke came under fire. One person died due to hit of residential building.

Several settlements in the Bashtanka district were shelled by the enemy. Some of the shells remained unexploded. The information on victims and damage is being clarified.

The shelling of the territory and nearby settlements of Bereznehuvate community continues. There is no information about the victims. The data on destruction of residential buildings is being clarified.

The russian occupiers fired seven S-300 missiles at Mykolaiv. They hit industrial enterprises, a gas station, a gas pipeline and a warehouse with humanitarian cargo. Three employees of one of the enterprises were injured.

Consequences of shelling in Mykolaiv Oblast. Photo: Police of Mykolaiv Oblast

Firefighters extinguished four fires in Mykolaiv oblast that ignited after shelling by the russian invaders. This is reported by the Department of Emergency Situations in Mykolaiv Oblast. The fires occurred in Mykolaiv and Bereznehuvate territorial communities.

The residents of Mykolaiv continue to provide the information about potential collaborators or correctors of the fire. According to the head of Mykolayiv RMA Vitaly Kim, 96 messages were received during the day.

Odesa oblast

Two ships equipped with 16 Kalibr missiles and one large landing ship continue to carry the threat of missile strikes in the Black Sea.

The police of the Odesa oblast announced the exposure of employees of a recruitment and social support center in one of the districts of the region, who were deleting conscripts from the records for 12K dollars. One of the accused was detained and placed in a pre-trial detention center. The illegal business was organized by a citizen of the russian federation. The involvement of the Military Commissariat employees is being checked.

The ports of Izmail and Reni in Odesa oblast have become the main Ukrainian export “gateways” to European countries. This was announced by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. Over the past six months, cargo traffic through Ukrainian ports on the Danube has increased by 2.4-5 times compared to last year’s figures. Even more opportunities for export appeared after liberation of Zmiinyi (Snake) Island.

A local resident, who tried to transport conscripts to Moldova in his minibus, was detained in Odesa. This was reported by the Prosecutor’s Office of Odesa Oblast. The man and two other people were detained while trying to cross the state border of Ukraine.

A mobile point of legal assistance for displaced persons has started operating in Odesa. The center said that most often people apply for the procedure for obtaining the status of an IDP, financial assistance for living, restoration of lost documents in temporarily occupied territories, receiving compensation for housing destroyed by the war.

Kherson oblast

Artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Olgyne, Potiomkine, Kniazivka, Shyroke, Ternivka, Luch, Kotlyareve, Pervomaiske, Nova Zorya, Dobre and Bila Krynytsia in the South Buh direction,.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine informed about the unsuccessful enemy attempt to launch a counterattack in the direction of Sukhy Stavok – Andriivka.

The enemy launched two airstrikes on Potiomkine and near Olhynt by pairs of Mi-8s. We have no losses.

At dawn, the Ukrainian aviation, with a fighter jet and a pair of helicopters, launched two strikes on the buildup of enemy forces and equipment in the area of ​​Velyka Oleksandrivka and Olhyne. This is reported by the South Operational Command.

Ukrainian forces launched 10 airstrikes against the enemy. 3 of them were launched with helicopters and 7 using bombers and attack aircraft. Enemy strongholds, buildup of manpower and equipment, and ammunition depots in Mykolaiv and Kherson oblast were hit.

Ukrainian missile and artillery units carried out more than 200 firing missions, as a result of which the enemy army lost 111 occupants, a howitzer “Msta-B”, 2 self-propelled artillery and mortar installations “Nona-S”, an unmanned aerial vehicle of the “Eleron” type, 13 units of armored and other automotive equipment. Elimination of the command and command-observation post, as well as 6 warehouses with ammunition in Kherson, Beryslav and Kakhovka districts, was confirmed.

The occupation authorities have no opportunity to promptly restore the Antonivsky bridge after the attacks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Local companies that could do this refused to cooperate with the occupiers. The so-called “authority” is currently looking for specialists in the Crimea. This was reported by Kherson Regional Council.

During the day the police recorded 6 war crimes committed by the russian military in Kherson oblast. The russians struck the residential quarters of the peaceful village of Osokorivka. In the village of Bruskinske in Vekyka Oleksandrivka community, russian servicemen looted a farm. In the villages of Lyubymivka and Shchaslyve, the occupiers took cars from local residents.

In the temporarily occupied territories of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia Obalst, the russian military has killed 24 people and illegally kidnapped 226 since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the russian federation into Ukraine. This is reported by the Crimean Tatar Resource Center.

Russian military abducted Serhii Barchuk, the deputy head of the Pension Fund

of Ukraine in Kherson Oblast. His whereabouts are currently unknown.

Western regions

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said that the security situation towards Volyn and Polissia has not changed significantly, but a strict ban was imposed on citizens visiting forests in the north of Volyn oblast. The border with belarus has been guarded. In case of provocations of the Armed Forces, the Territorial Defense  and volunteer units are ready for decisive action.

39K people left Ukraine across the western border last day. Almost 32K citizens returned.


The Faculty of Law of Volyn National University named after Lesya Ukrainka conducts free courses and shooting training for beginners.

Children in Lutsk collected more than UAH 10K, which they brought to the volunteer box located in the Rybalka store. The funds should go to “Volyn dry ration”.

Young benefactors. Photo from social network.

The city council reported that 200 families from Lutsk, upbringing children with disabilities, as well as families with many children, received 25 kg of flour, 10 kg of peas, as well as vegetable milk from the Children’s Mission of Ukraine from the United Nations.

Zakarpattia oblast

In Uzhhorod, the humanitarian aid center “Owl’s Nest” provided humanitarian aid for children and forced migrants – hygiene kits, food products, basic necessities, as well as kits for children’s creativity.

In Uzhhorod, the public organization PDUM-Partnerschaft Deutschland-Ukraine/Moldova distributed food kits to people – rice, buckwheat, flour, macaroni, canned goods, cookies, chocolate, etc.

Distribution of food packages. Photo from the website of the city council.

The RMA reported that four modern Slovakian-made “PAVIAN” alarm systems were handed over to Uzhhorod by partners from the sister city of Kosice. The cost of each installation is 25K euros.

Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

The mayor of Bohdan Stanislavskyi announced that four cars from Kolomyia City Council were handed over for the military.

Lviv oblast

229 people arrived in Lviv from the places of hostilities by two evacuation trains. 787 people were sent to Przemysl by four trains.

“Warrior’s House” will open in Yavorov – a space for defenders, veterans, volunteers and their loved ones. It will be possible to communicate, share experiences, and also receive psychological or legal assistance.

The Lviv RMA reported that in the premises of the former psychiatric hospital of the village of Zaklad (Stryyskyi district), conditions will be arranged for the accommodation of 100 patients with mental disorders. Due to active hostilities, almost 400 patients need to be relocated.

The building of the former psychiatric hospital. Photo from the RMA website.

7-year-old Romchyk Olesiv from Lviv, who was hit by an airstrike in Vinnytsia on July 14 with his mother, was evacuated to Germany. His mother Halyna died, and the child was seriously injured. Romchyk is awaiting a skin transplant and plastic surgery.

An injured child. Photo from social network.

A consultation and coordination center for displaced persons will start operating in the Drohobych region. It will provide legal and psychological assistance to displaced persons.

Lviv IT Cluster handed over two high-speed Internet systems to servicemen of the 103rd Separate Brigade of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. They will be used during military missions.

Starlink transmission. Photo from social network.

Over 200 children who arrived in Lviv from the places of hostilities took part in the “Summer without worries” campaign, which took place in the RUMBAMBAR Aqua Complex. During the event, specialists of the Lviv Regional Center for Emergency Medical Aid and Disaster Medicine took care of the children’s safety. “Summer for children without worries” is a project designed to take orphans and forcibly displaced children away from the effects of war.

Aqua complex Photo from social network.

Rivne oblast

The teachers of the Babinsky Lyceum started the campaign “Pickling for Heroes”. 25 housewives set up a cucumber canning shop in the educational institution. Earlier educators already handed over stews, homemade pastries, sausages, pates, etc. to defenders in the East.

Delicacies for fighters. Photo from the RSA Facebook page.

Ternopil oblast

Educational institutions of Ternopil oblast received 23 sets of sports equipment from the Parimatch Foundation.

Khmelnytskyi oblast

2 new murals appeared in Khmelnytskyi oblast. One depicts a grandfather with a granddaughter – the mural was dedicated to Ukrainian families that were forced to separate due to the war. On the other one, a girl with an ear of corn is drawn – a separate dedication to the theme of childhood during the war.

Mural in Khmelnytskyi oblast. Photo from social network.

The wife of the President of Poland Agathi Kornhauser-Dudi handed over humanitarian aid for Khmelnytskyi – almost 16 tons of humanitarian cargo. These are food products, generators and other technical means.It will be distributed for the needs of internally displaced and war-affected persons.

Humanitarian aid from the First Lady of Poland. Photo from social network.

Chernivtsi oblast

IDPs living in the Novoseletsky community received help from the Bukovyna Community Development Agency – refrigerators and freezers. The equipment was provided as part of the EU-funded project to help displaced people.

International support

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen announced that the EU approved the seventh package of sanctions against russia. It provides for an embargo on import of russian gold, restrictions against sberbank and expansion of personal sanctions.

Defense Minister Anushauskas announced that Lithuania will transfer additional M113 and M577 armored personnel carriers and ammunition to Ukraine. Lithuania also offers to organize large-scale military training for the Armed Forces. The country is ready to train military policemen and sappers.

British Defense Minister Ben Wallace announced that Great Britain in the near future will hand over 20 M109 self-propelled guns, 36 105-mm L119 howitzers and 50K artillery shells to Ukraine. Counter-battery radars, hundreds of drones and 1.6K anti-tank shells will be supplied to Ukraine.

On the website of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) it was reported that the US established the Agricultural Resilience Initiative (AGRI) worth $100 million to help the Ukrainian agricultural sector amid the worsening global food crisis caused by the war against Ukraine.

Finnish the Wartsila company, a leading manufacturer of energy and shipbuilding equipment, has left the russian market. Wartsila has suspended all deliveries and sales to russia and belarus.

German Deutsche Bahn company will start transporting Ukrainian grain to German ports. From there it will go to end customers around the world.

The UK banned the import of gold from russia, and from August 10 will ban the import of russian coal. From December 31, the country will give up russian oil.

Member of the Bundestag Roderich Kiesewetter published the details of deliveries of German military aid to Ukraine: 20 Leopard 2 tanks. Delivery from April 2023 at one unit per month, from October 2023 – three units per month.

Screenshot from Twitter. Photo from social network.

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported that Rolls-Royce will rebuild the hospital destroyed by the russians in Sumy oblast.

The brothers-creators of the legendary UAVs Haluk and Seljuk Bayraktar received embroidered shirts from Ukrainians as a sign of gratitude and respect. The brothers donated four of their drones to Ukraine. One  – due to Lithuanians’ initiative. And three directly to Ukrainians, when they were impressed with funds collection organized by the Serhiy Prytula Foundation.

Bayraktar brothers. Photo from social network.

The Romania-Ukraine Joint Operational Program ENI CBC Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 is launching a drawing and digital art competition called “Appeal to Ukraine”. The winning artwork will be reproduced on the wall of one of the buildings in Romania.

Olena Zelenska became the first ever wife of a foreign president to speak in the US Congress. The first lady of Ukraine thanked the US for its help and called for more weapons.

The First Lady of Ukraine during a speech in the US Congress. Photo from social network.

First ladies Ukraine and the USA appeared today in yellow and blue shoes.

The first ladies of Ukraine and the US. Photo from social network.



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