Updates from Ukraine
⚡️ Ukraine’s military: Ukrainian forces destroy Russian ammunition depot in southern Ukraine.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 15, 2022
Operational Command “South” reported on Aug. 15 that Ukrainian forces killed 23 Russian troops and destroyed a 152 mm gun-howitzer and seven units of armored and military vehicles.
Ukraine’s military also reportedly conducted airstrikes on two Russian strongholds and areas with Russian equipment.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 15, 2022
Ukraine’s remarkably resilient response to Putin’s invasion has served to highlight how far the country has come in its nation-building journey since the chaotic early years of the post-Soviet era, writes Anders Åslundhttps://t.co/yoonhMxJfR— Business Ukraine mag (@Biz_Ukraine_Mag) August 15, 2022
#Ukraine repels Russian attacks on all fronts.— UkraineWorld (@ukraine_world) August 15, 2022
🇺🇦 IT army blocked more than 600 online resources in #Russia in 2 weeks, the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine reported.
Thanks to this, it is possible to shake all important spheres of life in 🇷🇺!#UkraineWillWin
Ukraine Armed Forces (#UAF) used a long-range weapon to demolish an apartment building occupied by dozens of members of the Kremlin-financed #Wagner mercenary group, possibly using targeting information accidentally leaked by a pro-Russia journalist.https://t.co/UMS4Pqepss— KyivPost (@KyivPost) August 15, 2022
⚡️Ukraine destroys another Russian attack helicopter.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 15, 2022
Ukrainian Air Force reported on Aug. 15 that it destroyed a Ka-52 "Alligator" helicopter early morning in Donetsk Oblast.
This is the third Ka-52 helicopter downed by Ukraine within the last three days.
⚡️Parliament appoints anti-corruption activist to main judicial body.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 15, 2022
Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada appointed lawyer Roman Maselko and legal scholar Mykola Moroz as members of the High Council of Justice, the judiciary's main governing body.
Remarkable to see Ukraine making meaningful progress toward judicial reform even while engaged in an existential struggle against Russia's genocidal invasion https://t.co/Mpve8ApGxh— Business Ukraine mag (@Biz_Ukraine_Mag) August 15, 2022
#Finland to help #Ukraine restore Chernihiv Oblast where more than 4479 buildings are damaged as a result of the 🇷🇺 invasion. Both the 🇫🇮 government and private companies are willing to fund the renovation of schools, hospitals, and communal services. #RussiaIsATerroristState— KyivPost (@KyivPost) August 15, 2022
Finland to rebuild the Chernihiv region – Office of the President of Ukrainehttps://t.co/X7KXJuATvP pic.twitter.com/0QLuX6aKSm— European Pravda (@EuropeanPravda) August 15, 2022
The 🇺🇦 Parliament adopted the Resolution on appealed on behalf of the Verkhovna Rada of #Ukraine to the @UN, #EU, @EUCouncil, parliaments and governments of the @iaeaorg member states regarding the condemnation of the act of nuclear terrorism of 🇷🇺 on the territory of the #ZNPP. pic.twitter.com/2U2olYaxG6— Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine – Ukrainian Parliament (@ua_parliament) August 15, 2022
The support of international partners accelerates Ukraine's victory. The Minister of Finance of Ukraine, @SergiiMarchenk3, said this in an interview with @WSJ.— MinFin UA (@ua_minfin) August 15, 2022
Link at the interview:https://t.co/CAWzd0K2ct
Western weapons are crucial for our victory in the war. With the newest military tech Ukrainian Army accurately strikes the hostile targets. By using ally’s weapons Ukraine fights to save world’s freedom. New episode @United24media: https://t.co/jyXNWOt7Qn— Defense of Ukraine (@DefenceU) August 15, 2022
#Sweden has continued to strongly support Ukraine in face of Russia’s full scale invasion that began on February 24 of this year. Sweden has contributed 395 million Euros of military, financial, and humanitarian aid to #Ukraine since the war’s start. https://t.co/sKIHKOIbiG— KyivPost (@KyivPost) August 15, 2022
New Zealand will deploy a further 120 Defense Force personnel to the United Kingdom to help train Ukrainian soldiers to fight against Russian forces.— Militarnyi (@militarnyi_en) August 15, 2022
Details: https://t.co/X7IFEf6uCb#NewZealand #ArmUkraineNow #UkrainianArmy #russiaUkraineWar
🇱🇻#Latvia is resuming the rehabilitation program for wounded #Ukrainian service members. The fighters will begin a three-week course of treatment at the National Rehabilitation Center. Our friends allocated 280,000 euros to the corresponding program.— Rustem Umerov (@rustem_umerov) August 15, 2022
Thank you for your support!
Latvia donated 4 helicopters to Ukraine, which will soon become part of the fleet of the Armed Forces of Ukraine— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) August 15, 2022
This was announced by the head of the Ministry of Defense of #Latvia Artis Pabriks. He also called on Western countries to strengthen military assistance to #Ukraine. https://t.co/d3A97bmnFh
Russia should pay for the destruction it has carried out with its bombs.— EPP Group (@EPPGroup) August 15, 2022
We need a plan to rebuild #Ukraine after the war.
The fund should be financed by the EU, Member States, donors’ contributions, and #Russia’s compensation for war damages.#EPP4EU #StandwithUkraine pic.twitter.com/TMQJ7lefjv
"If the Ukrainians cannot make advances in the coming months, Western leaders should be seriously looking at ways to wind this conflict down rather than prolong a stalemate at such enormous costs," writes @EmmaMAshford in our latest It's Debatable column.https://t.co/ssSjsO7Y26— Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy) August 15, 2022
Vladimir Putin has been accused of “nuclear terrorism”, as attacks on Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant spark fears of a worldwide catastrophe.https://t.co/fupGvBJbxM— news.com.au (@newscomauHQ) August 15, 2022
“Moscow’s dependence on Beijing will grant China tremendous leverage, and it will be able to extract concessions from Russia that previously would have been seen as absurdly one-sided.” https://t.co/DJxlgSP2iV— Foreign Affairs (@ForeignAffairs) August 15, 2022
International Governments and Parliaments
New Zealand has become the latest country to join the UK-led infantry training programme for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, @PeeniHenare announced yesterday. 🇬🇧🇳🇿@NZDefenceForce has already supported artillery training for Ukrainian soldiers in the UK.— Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 (@DefenceHQ) August 15, 2022
🇺🇦 #StandWithUkraine 🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/wO2a7IHQWR
Millions more people are at risk of becoming food insecure since President Putin chose to invade Ukraine and systematically capture some of its most productive farmland. https://t.co/xY3NgJGgoY pic.twitter.com/pVr64Cg54E— Department of State (@StateDept) August 15, 2022