Ukraine, Armed Conflict / War, Level 5: Military invasion by the Russian army – Ukraine [Update 444]

Update 2022-06-21 (2): According to its own statements, the Russian military has repelled a Ukrainian attack on Snake Island in the Black Sea. In eastern Ukraine, Russian troops are said to have captured the towns of Pidlisne, Myrna and Dolyna. Russian troops are also reported to have achieved successes near Hirske. In the Kharkiv region, at least 15 civilians are reported to have been killed by Russian attacks. in the city of Kharkiv, four people are reported to have died in rocket attacks. In Chuhujiw, six people were reportedly killed. Three other civilians were injured by Russian fire there.

Update 2022-06-21 (1): According to media reports on Tuesday (21 June), one civilian was killed in intense fighting around the city of Lyssychansk in eastern Ukraine. The city is considered to be largely destroyed. The drilling platform shelled by Ukrainian forces on Monday (20 June) near the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula is reportedly still ablaze, according to local sources. According to Ukrainian reports, Russian forces captured the village of Toshkivka near the twin cities of Lysychansk and Severodonetsk on Tuesday (local time).