Timeline: day 122 of Ukraine's defense against russia's aggression
Today is June 25. russia's military attack on Ukraine has been going on for 4 months. We're reporting on the current news. The article will be updated.
What about today?
For four months, russian troops have been attacking dozens of Ukrainian cities with rockets and pouring artillery fire on villages. Deadly shelling is causing enormous damage to our land, and infrastructure and taking hundreds of innocent lives. However, during this time, russia is becoming increasingly depleted, and Ukraine is getting stronger every day. The Armed Forces and the help of the allies will kill the Russian invaders! For each piece of ammunition released, the occupiers will have time to pay, and we will rebuild a strong, free and independent Ukraine!
Weapons will be fast, there will be more of them, we are accelerating the processes, – emphasizes the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba. "I want to assure every soldier who defends our state that there will be weapons. And it will come soon."
The General Staff reports: The Armed Forces stopped the enemy's offensive in the directions of Volodymyrivka-Pokrovske, Vasylivka-Kamyanka and Potemkino-Vysokopillya in the Kherson region.
In the Zaporizhia direction, the invaders are defending. The enemy tried to take control of the section of the road Yasynuvata – Kostiantynivka – fought in the direction of Vasylivka – Kamyanka. Our defenders rebuffed. The enemy retreated with losses.
The Pentagon supported the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Severodonetsk. "With the withdrawal from Severodonetsk, the Armed Forces will be able to take the best positions for defense. And I think it is important to think about the price that russia paid for this very small and very gradual gain," a Pentagon spokesman said at a briefing.
"Beginning in August, certain events will take place that will show the world that a turning point is beginning. Ukraine will return to the borders of 1991 and we are not considering any other scenarios. By the end of the year, active hostilities will be reduced to almost zero. already in the foreseeable future ", – the chief of GUR of MO of Ukraine Kirill Budanov declared on air of one of the largest broadcasters of Great Britain" ITV news ".
Who's coming to Ukraine?
On financial and information aid, weapons and politicians
The United States will provide Ukraine with 18 shore and river patrol boats worth $ 450 million. This was reported at the Pentagon. "For the most part, they are designed to protect river routes and allow Ukraine to maintain control over river tracks. They can also be used in coastal areas," said a senior US official.
Ukraine will receive a grant of 1 billion euros from Germany, according to the Ministry of Finance. The money will go to the state budget for priority social and humanitarian expenditures during martial law.
Assistance to refugees and internally displaced persons
A district for Ukrainians will be built in the city of Wlardingen in the Netherlands. They want to build houses where 762 people can live. They also plan to open a primary school, which will teach teachers from Ukraine, a building for a family doctor and a dentist. There are also plans for an inflatable gym, a kindergarten and a playgrounds.