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News and information from Ukraine

Shipments from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine editorial team.

As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are essential. Forbes Ukraine journalists gather information and provide updates on the situation.

Friday, June 10. Day 107. By Daryna Antoniuk

National

About 100-200 Ukrainian soldiers are killed in action every day, according to Mykhailo Podoliak, assistant to the chief of staff of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. This is the highest figure announced by Ukrainian officials since the start of the invasion.

According to Podoliak, Ukraine’s military capabilities today cannot compete with those of Russia. Ukraine needs up to 300 rocket systems and powerful artillery to repel Russian attacks.

Ukrainian military intelligence estimates that Russia can continue the war “at its current pace” for another year. Ukraine is largely outgunned on the front lines – “it has one artillery piece against 10-15 Russian artillery pieces”.

However, the Ukrainian military noticed that Russia lacked modern weapons and carried out far fewer missile attacks.

Russia’s war killed 263 children and injured 491 in Ukraine. This number does not include data from regions with active hostilities and cities temporarily occupied by Russia.

Nearly 31,900 Russian soldiers have been killed in Ukraine since February 24. At least 200 of them have died in the past 24 hours, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Russian troops are stationed in 10 colonies in Belarus, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. He did not reveal the exact number of soldiers. Earlier, Belarus announced that it planned to increase the number of its military to 80,000 troops.

Psychological distress and limited access to health care during the war ‘aged’ Ukrainians by 10-15 years, according to the Ukrainian Minister of Health, Viktor Liashko. He said people between the ages of 45 and 50 could now have conditions they usually had when they were 60.

Regional

Kryvyi Rih. Russian troops attacked Kryvyi Rih overnight, injuring a woman.

Sumy. Russian troops fired mortars at the Sumy area on the night of June 10. No casualties were reported. Russian forces bombard Sumy every day. He uses kamikaze drones to drop bombs on villages in the area.

Chernihiv. The Russian army attacked border villages in the Chernihiv region of northern Ukraine behind Russian territorial lines. At least 20 explosions have been reported in the past 24 hours. There are no civilian casualties.

Mariupol. About 10,000 people could die of infectious diseases in Mariupol by the end of the year, according to the city’s mayor, Vadym Boichenko. “The epidemic situation is getting worse every day,” Boichenko said.

Due to mass graves in the city, rains and rising temperatures, there has been a massive increase in infectious diseases, he said.

Boichenko calls on the Red Cross and UN missions to help evacuate the townspeople.

Kyiv. On the morning of June 10, a truck hit a Russian landmine in Kyiv Oblast. The driver was injured but survived.

Dnipro. A Russian missile hit Dnipro Oblast on the morning of June 10, injuring one person.

Lugansk. The Russians destroyed nearly 40 residential buildings in Luhansk Oblast on June 9, according to Serhii Haidai, the head of Luhansk Oblast’s military administration.

Donetsk. Russian forces killed three civilians in Donetsk Oblast on June 9.

World

Western governments and the UN have condemned death sentences handed down to two Britons and a Moroccan citizen by a court in Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine.

Russia, however, defended the sentence, calling the men mercenaries who should not be treated as prisoners of war.

According to the UN, the convicted foreigners should not be considered mercenaries since they were official members of the Ukrainian armed forces.

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