Latvian helicopters, the story of the Ghosts of Kyiv, Ukraine to receive frozen RU assets

22 June, 01:09 PM

Your slice of the headlines in Ukraine. Daily. Thursday, June 22, 2023.

Latvia is in the final stages of preparing to hand over all of its military helicopters to Ukraine, Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins said at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London on June 21.

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Hungary is violating humanitarian international law by negotiating with Russia and assuming control of Ukrainian prisoners of war, Ombudsman of Ukraine Dmytro Lubinets said, on June 21.

Russian occupation authorities on the left bank of Kherson Oblast are collecting corpses and sending them to an unknown location, following the flood caused by the Russian destruction of the Kakhovka Dam, the head of the press office of Kherson Regional Military Administration, Oleksandr Tolokonnikov, said on June 21.

With the help of eyewitnesses, NV reproduced the events of the air battle during which Ukrainian fighters held off an armada of enemy aircraft, thereby saving the capital and the north of the country from methodical destruction.

Kyiv blogger Yosyp Husak, who recently attached a poster to UN cars as an act of protest against the organization’s sluggish response to the Russian destruction of the Kakhovka Dam, has received a court summons, he wrote on Twitter on June 20.

Ukraine can become one of Europe’s key suppliers of green energy, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on June 21.

A recent audit revealed an overestimation of $6.2 billion in U.S. military aid provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said deputy press secretary at the Pentagon, Sabrina Singh, on June 20.

The European Union has pledged to provide funding to Ukraine through grants, loans, and frozen Russian assets, covering approximately 45% of Ukraine's overall financial requirements, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London on June 21.

The European Investment Bank will allocate EUR 840 million ($916.9 million) in 2023 to help restore Ukraine’s infrastructure, said Oleksandr Kubrakov, Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister for Recovery, on June 21.

Russian agents are becoming more aggressive in their clandestine activities in Europe, said Thomas Haldenwang, the president of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, on June 20.

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