Russia pressed on with its offensive in eastern Ukraine after NATO branded Moscow the biggest "direct threat" to Western security and agreed plans to modernise Kyiv's beleaguered armed forces.
#Ukraine/#Russia @KyivIndependent— Outposts (@rien4djri) June 30, 2022
Krym Realii media outlet:
Russia launched 5 out of its 7 Black Sea Fleet submarines from Sevastopol, a city in the occupied Crimean peninsula, into the Black Sea.
4 submarines are in the state of “combat readiness”. pic.twitter.com/1AKJJJY4iM
The President of Indonesia delivered a message from Zelenskyy to Putin— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) June 30, 2022
President of #Indonesia Joko Widodo did not disclose content of the message. He also said that in his conversation with Putin he expressed his readiness to help start "communication" between two presidents. pic.twitter.com/rf8JYT4ho0
⚡️ Death toll rises to 7 in Russia's strike on residential building in Mykolaiv.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) June 30, 2022
A Russian missile hit an apartment building in the southern Ukrainian city Mykolaiv on the morning of June 29.
Photo: State Emergency Service pic.twitter.com/TkYYuhXESr
⚡️ Moscow-affiliated Orthodox Church banned in Lviv.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) June 30, 2022
Lviv City Council banned the Ukrainian Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, a local branch of the Russian Orthodox Church. It still functions in Ukraine, despite being affiliated with the Kremlin via its mother church.
After Ukraine has defeated Russian invaders at the Snake Island, they present their retreat as a ‘gesture of good will’. They always downplay their defeats this way. Partners should not be wary of providing Ukraine with more heavy weapons so that we liberate more of our lands.— Dmytro Kuleba (@DmytroKuleba) June 30, 2022
����Sweden will supply #Ukraine with arms worth about €50 million, including anti-tank weapons, demining equipment, protective equipment and food, the Swedish Defence Ministry announced. This is already the 4th batch of weapons transferred to #Kyiv by #Sweden. pic.twitter.com/4pWkzt1dVQ— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) June 30, 2022
Operational Command South confirms, the russian occupiers have left the Snake Island.— Defence of Ukraine (@DefenceU) June 30, 2022
They couldn’t stand the weather - the ground was burning under their feet, the sea was boiling, the air was too hot.
P.S. russian warships go f…ck yourselves!
Russia to falsely accuse Ukraine of storing weapons at occupied Zaporizhzhia NPP - Energoatom— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) June 30, 2022
NPP workers were tortured to "confess" that in March they dropped explosives weapons in cooling pools; ���� wants to drain them, which is a nuclear safety hazardhttps://t.co/IHe3GgbsZL
⚡️UK intelligence: Ukrainian forces hold positions in Lysychansk after Sievierodonetsk withdrawal.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) June 30, 2022
According to the latest intelligence update by the U.K. Defense Ministry, current ground combat in the area is likely focused around the Lysychansk oil refinery. pic.twitter.com/86Y36uJUr5
Syria recognizes Russian proxy Luhansk and Donetsk "republics"— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) June 30, 2022
Assad launched recognition of "LDNR" in mid-June, during visit of "DNR" leader Pushilin. ���� recognized "LDNR" on eve of invasion, was followed by ����proxy states Abkhazia & South Ossetiahttps://t.co/iombvnPI7A
I’m grateful to ���� Prime Minister @BorisJohnson for allocating an additional £1 billion for security assistance to Ukraine. ���� is our true friend and strategic partner. We appreciate the consistent, leadership support for ���� in countering Russian aggression.— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) June 30, 2022
⚡️Russia’s war kills 2 civilians in Donetsk Oblast on June 29.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) June 30, 2022
According to Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko, the two civilians were killed in Krasnohorivka and Sydorove. Two more people were injured in Donetsk Oblast on June 29, Kyrylenko reported.
Ukrainian air force destroyed 2 Russian ammunition depots in last 24 h - Air Force Command— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) June 30, 2022
����Su-25 & Si-24m jets also bombed a Russian missile-artillery depot in 20 group air strikes throughout Ukraine