- A Russian assault on the Yavoriv army facility in western Ukraine has wounded 4 folks, the regional governor says.
- The British defence ministry says Russia has seemingly withdrawn a number of generals from key command roles within the conflict in Ukraine this month.
- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has expressed concern that Ukraine may face strain to comply with a peace take care of Russia that was not in its pursuits because of the financial penalties of the conflict in Europe.
- Ukrainian forces will “must be withdrawn” from the principally Russian-occupied battleground metropolis of Severodonetsk, the Luhansk governor says.
Listed below are the most recent updates:
Dozens of Russian missiles hit army amenities throughout Ukraine
Dozens of Russian missiles have rained down on army amenities in western and northern Ukraine, native officers mentioned.
Six missiles had been fired from the Black Sea on the Yavoriv base within the Lviv area in western Ukraine, governor Maxim Kozytskyi mentioned in a video posted on-line.
Vitaliy Bunechko, governor of the Zhytomyr area within the north of the nation, mentioned strikes on a army goal killed not less than one soldier. “Practically 30 missiles had been launched at one army infrastructure facility very close to to town of Zhytomyr,” Bunechko mentioned, including that almost 10 missiles had been intercepted and destroyed.
Within the Chernihiv area, additionally within the north, governor Vyacheslav Chaus mentioned the small city of Desna, which is house to a coaching centre for Ukraine’s infantry forces, had come underneath hearth. Chaus didn’t specify what had been hit, however mentioned there had been “infrastructure harm.” There have been no casualties, he added.
Russian missiles hit Yavoriv army base close to Lviv: Governor
A Russian strike on the Yavoriv army facility in western Ukraine has wounded 4 folks, Lviv governor Maksym Kozytskyy has mentioned in a video publish.
Six missiles had been fired from the Black Sea, with 4 hitting the bottom and two being intercepted and destroyed earlier than hitting the goal, based on Kozytskyy.
An assault on the army coaching facility in March killed 35 folks and wounded not less than 130, based on Ukrainian officers.
The 360-square-kilometre (140-square-mile) compound, often known as the Worldwide Peacekeeping and Safety Heart, has lengthy been used to coach Ukrainian army personnel, typically with instructors from the USA and different NATO international locations.
British intelligence says Russia eliminated key generals from Ukraine
The British defence ministry says Russia seemingly withdrew a number of generals from key command roles within the Ukraine battle this month.
“For the reason that begin of June, the Russian excessive command has extremely seemingly eliminated a number of generals from key operational command roles within the conflict in Ukraine,” the ministry mentioned in its every day Twitter replace.
They embody the commander of Airborne Forces, Basic-Colonel Andrei Serdyukov, whose 30-year-long service has been “dogged with allegations of corruption and brutality”.
Newest Defence Intelligence replace on the scenario in Ukraine – 25 June 2022
Discover out extra concerning the UK authorities’s response: https://t.co/6ZeAf3s37w
— Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 (@DefenceHQ) June 25, 2022
UK fears Ukraine shall be coerced to make a ‘dangerous peace’: PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has mentioned he feared Ukraine may face strain to comply with a peace take care of Russia that was not in its pursuits, because of the financial penalties of the conflict in Europe.
“Too many international locations are saying it is a European conflict that’s pointless … and so the strain will develop to encourage – coerce, perhaps – the Ukrainians to a foul peace,” he advised broadcasters within the Rwandan capital, Kigali, the place he was attending a Commonwealth summit.
Johnson mentioned the results of Russian President Vladimir Putin having the ability to get his means in Ukraine can be harmful to worldwide safety and “a long-term financial catastrophe”.
Ukrainian forces ordered to withdraw from key metropolis of Severodonetsk
Ukrainian forces have been ordered to withdraw from the key battleground metropolis of Severodonetsk after weeks of fierce road combating, to be able to restrict additional casualties and regroup.
Luhansk governor Serhiy Haidai mentioned that “it’s now a scenario the place it is senseless to carry out in battered positions”.
“That’s why our defenders who’re there have already been ordered to withdraw to new positions and conduct regular, totally fledged army operations from there,” he mentioned.
Severodonetsk was already principally underneath the management of Russian troops, even when they nonetheless met resistance. The transfer shall be seen by Russia as a big victory.
Learn all of the updates from June 24 right here.