For three months and thirteen days in a row, the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people have been resisting new and new attacks by the Russian occupiers in various directions. Ukraine appreciates all the assistance provided by international partners. The Russian occupiers are using methods that violate the rules of war. They attack civilian infrastructure, killing and injuring civilians, including children, and make actions that can have regional and international consequences. We have prepared an update of such actions of the occupiers as of June 6.
According to the head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavlo Kyrylenko, on June 5 the Russian invaders shelled the residential quarters of Avdiivka and Druzhkivka. At least 3 civilians were killed and 2 were injured due to those attacks.
The head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhiy Haidai, on June 5 the Russian occupiers fired at the civilian infrastructure in Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, Pryvillia, Hirske, Zolote, Vrubivka, Metiolkine, Borivske, Ustynivka, and Toshkivka. At least 1 civilian was injured. Also, at least 25 houses were damaged or destroyed as a result of the assaults. The Russian troops ruined the bakery in Lysychansk with the artillery. The scale of destruction in Severodonetsk cannot be clarified at the moment due to ongoing intense fighting in the city.
According to the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Oleh Synehubov, on June 5 the Russian invaders struck with artillery at the residential quarters of Kharkiv, Balakliya, Chuhuiv, Cherkaska Lozova, and Slobozhanske. At least 3 people were killed and 10 were injured due to those attacks.
The Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration reported, that on June 5 the Russian troops fired with MLRS at the civilian infrastructure in the settlements of Uspenivka, Orikhiv, Preobrazhenka and Kamianske. As a result of artillery shelling in the town of Orikhiv and the village of Preobrazhenka, 2 people were killed and 5 other sustained various injuries. 4 houses were severely damaged, 11 houses were destroyed.
Also, on June 5 the institution reported that the Russian militants had kidnapped a man in the temporarily occupied Melitopol. His whereabouts are unknown.
The head of the Mykolaiv Regional Council Hanna Zamazeeva reported, that on June 5 the Russian invaders shelled the residential quarters of Mykolaiv, as well as of Bereznehuvate, Shyroke and Halitsynove Communities. At least 29 people were injured due to those attacks.