What's Happening 12:04 05 Jun 2022

Timeline: day 102 of Ukraine's defense against russia's aggression

Today is June 5. russia's military attack on Ukraine has been going on for more than a hundred days. We're reporting on the current news. This piece will be updated.

What about today?

Key points

For the past 24hrs, 5 enemy attacks have been repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk, 3 tanks, 4 artillery systems, 11 armored fighting vehicles and 26 vehicles have been destroyed.

Ukrainian defenders continue to deter the aggressor in the area of ​​responsibility of the operational and tactical group "East". On June 4, our artillery inflicted fire damage on the concentration of personnel and equipment of the Russian fascist troops, and two ammunition depots and a command and control post were also destroyed. Enemy losses are:

  • personnel – 60;
  • APC – 1;
  • BBM – 1;
  • mortars – 2;
  • ATT – 26;
  • refuelers – 1;
  • UAV – 3.

The aggressor country seems to be continuing to launch missile and air strikes on military and civilian infrastructure in our country. This morning they flew on Kyiv. In total, during the entire full-scale war, russian troops fired more than 2,500 missiles into Ukraine.

Adviser to the Head of the President's Office Mykhailo Podoliak commented on today's missile strikes in Kyiv: "Kill as many Ukrainians as possible. Every act of terrorism must receive a harsh response from European capitals – new sanctions, more weapons," he wrote on Twitter.

News from our partners 

NATO's BALTOPS 2022 naval exercise begins off the Swedish coast on Sunday.

The exercise will be attended by 14 Allies, as well as Sweden and Finland, which have applied to join NATO. The exercises will involve 45 warships, 7,000 servicemen and 75 planes and helicopters.

The Czech Republic is ready to recognize russia as a terrorist country. The Czech Republic is one of the first countries in the world to condemn the russian invasion and pass a resolution recognizing war crimes as genocide against Ukraine.

Kyiv, Ukraine

In the morning the enemy fired on the capital. Darnytskyi and Dniprovskyi districts of Kyiv were hit by a rocket. As of 8 o'clock in the morning, there are no victims of missile strikes on infrastructure. One victim was hospitalized. The services are still working in the places that were attacked, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko mentioned.


russia's Caliber missile launched across Kyiv in the morning flew critically low over the South Ukrainian nuclear power plant.

Even a fragment of a missile that could hit a working power unit could cause a nuclear catastrophe and radiation leak, Energoatom reports.


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