A residential building in kyiv on Sunday, a shopping center in Kremenchuk on Monday… Ukrainian civilians are paying a high price for the fighting. The day after these deadly Russian strikes, described by Volodymyr Zelensky as a “shameless terrorist act”, the war entered its 125th day. Update on Monday, June 27, 2022. More than 40 people missing in Kremenchouk The human toll continues to increase in Kremenchouk. More than 40 people were still missing Monday evening. The attorney general’s office said 59 people were receiving medical treatment, including 25 hospitalized in serious condition. Russian missiles in Kremenchuk killed at least 18 people and injured 59 others, according to the latest report published overnight from Monday to Tuesday. Emergency meeting of the UN Security Council Following this new human tragedy, the Ukrainian President called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Tuesday. This meeting will take place at 7 p.m. GMT. It will mainly be about the shootings at this commercial center in central Ukraine, said the Albanian presidency of the highest UN body. The shootings on kyiv, which left one dead and several injured on Sunday, a few hours before the opening of a G7 summit in Germany, will also be discussed during this meeting, said a spokesman for the Albanian diplomatic mission, G7 leaders denounce a “war crime”, Macron “an absolute horror” The leaders of the G7 on Monday described this Russian strike in central Ukraine as a “war crime” and an “abominable” attack. “Indiscriminate attacks against innocent civilians constitute a war crime”, declared the leaders, meeting in the south of Germany, in a declaration which “solemnly condemns the abominable attack” and assures that Vladimir Putin will have to “ accountable “. In a tweet accompanied by a video of the building engulfed in flames, Emmanuel Macron called the attack “absolute horror” and called on the Russian people to “see the truth” in the face. “We share the pain of the families of the victims. And anger at such ignominy,” added the head of state.
Eight civilians killed while collecting water in Lysychansk A Russian missile fired at civilians collecting supplies at a water distribution point in Lysychansk killed at least 8 people and injured more than 20 others, reports Luhansk Oblast Governor Serhiy Haidai. “The Russians fired on a crowd of people with multiple Hurricane rocket launchers,” said Sergey Gaidai, governor of the Lugansk region. Lyssychansk is a strategic pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the Donbass basin. Civilians also lost their lives in Kharkiv. Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office reported four dead and 18 injured on Monday following Russian strikes on residential areas of the city. France is sending armored personnel carriers France will send “significant quantities” of armored personnel carriers to Ukraine, announced the French Minister for the Armed Forces Sébastien Lecornu in an interview with Parisien-Aujourd’hui in France and broadcast Monday evening on the daily’s website. “To move quickly through areas under enemy fire, armies need armored vehicles,” he said. France will therefore “deliver, in significant quantities, transport vehicles of this type, VAB (Armored Forward Vehicles), which are armed”, he adds. Sébastien Lecornu also confirmed the dispatch to Ukraine of six additional Caesar guns, the flagship of French artillery, beyond the twelve already deployed against the Russians. 43 additional Canadians banned from entering Russia Russia on Monday banned entry into its territory to 43 additional Canadian personalities, in response to sanctions announced by Ottawa against Russians to punish Moscow for its offensive in Ukraine. The new list published by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs includes in particular Suzanne Cowan, the president of the Canadian Liberal Party of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of Canada and that of England. Senior civil servants, political advisers and members of civil society have also been sanctioned. Including the last list, more than 700 Canadians have been barred from entering Russia since the start of Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine. For its part, Ottawa imposed sanctions on more than 1,070 individuals and entities from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Russian diplomacy denounced the “belligerent Russophobia” of the government of Justin Trudeau and specified that it was a measure of retaliation against the introduction in May by Ottawa of “new sanctions against Russian business leaders and members of their families”. In the process, Canada announced new sanctions against Russia. Justin Trudeau said on the sidelines of the G7 in Germany that new punitive measures would notably target six Russians and 46 companies in the Russian defense sector, according to a press release. He underlined the Canadian government’s desire to “counter the disinformation that the Kremlin is spreading” and to ban the export of advanced technological equipment that Russia could use to manufacture weapons. War in Ukraine. “War crime” in Kremenchuk, emergency meeting… The point on the nightEXPAND