Dwell updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky address the nation from his office in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 22.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky deal with the nation from his business in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 22. (President of Ukraine)

In his nightly deal with, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke of the discussions he held with 11 European leaders on Wednesday, asking for their support on the eve of an EU summit exactly where a choice will be manufactured on Ukraine’s prospect position with the bloc.

The question of Ukraine’s candidacy for the European Union will be resolved at the European Council summit getting location on Thursday and Friday. 

“Tomorrow I will keep on this marathon —  we have to give greatest guidance to our condition,” Zelensky stated.

At a independent event previously Wednesday, Zelensky informed an viewers in Canada that he believed all European Union associates would back again a proposal to grant Ukraine EU candidate position.

Russian missile strikes: The President also gave an update on the Russian missile strike at Mykolaiv, southern Ukraine, earlier on Wednesday. CNN noted previously that Mykolaiv was struck with 7 missiles and experienced harm to infrastructure. “Fortuitously, no one was killed and 5 were hurt,” Zelensky mentioned.

In accordance to Zelensky, casualties ended up noted following a strike on Kharkiv on Wednesday. Oleh Syniehubov, head of the Kharkiv regional armed service administration, confirmed this in his Telegram publish Wednesday. He claimed 10 people lifeless and 10 wounded as the end result of the strike.

“In Donbas — massive air and artillery strikes. The aim of the occupiers in this way remains the very same — they want to destroy the total Donbas step by step. All. Lysychansk, Sloviansk, Kramatorsk — they need to have to make any metropolis like Mariupol. Entirely damaged,” Zelensky stated. 

War crimes: Zelensky also thanked the United States “for its aid in investigating war crimes in Ukraine,” and termed it “one particular of the finest contributions to the safety of global regulation and order now.”

The US attorney basic declared a war crimes accountability team during a trip to Ukraine Tuesday that will operate to recognize and prosecute anyone who committed war crimes in the state.

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