Author: Natalia Yermak

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight. Become a member Support us just once Ukraine’s Human Rights Ombudsman highlighted the lack of Red Cross visits to Ukrainian prisoners of war in Russian captivity. While the ICRC stated they visited 3,100 prisoners in both countries, most were Russian POWs held by Ukraine, leaving Ukrainian captives neglected. President Zelensky confirmed the release of 3,310 prisoners but noted 8,000 Ukrainians still captive in Russia. The ICRC’s neutrality has been questioned due to limited visits to Ukrainian POWs and failure to disclose figures. Families of captives face communication barriers, prompting a…

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Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight. Become a member Support us just once Former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised Republican nominee Donald Trump’s potential to end the Russian war in Ukraine in an opinion piece for Daily Mail. Johnson’s opinion was published shortly after a meeting with Trump in Washington during the Republican National Conference. Johnson expressed confidence in Trump’s strength and bravery, citing an incident during a rally where Trump remained steadfast in the face of danger. He believed that Trump’s leadership style was what the world needed. Johnson discussed the Russian-Ukrainian war with…

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Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight. Ukrainian air defense successfully shot down 35 out of 39 attack drones launched by Russia on July 21. Along with drones, Russia also launched ballistic and cruise missiles, but Ukraine’s defense mechanisms prevented some from reaching their targets. Despite the attacks in 10 different regions, there were no reported casualties. Russian forces have been increasingly targeting civilian areas in Ukraine, causing destruction and damage to critical infrastructure. The recent attacks included missiles and drones launched from multiple locations across Russia. The capital city of Kyiv was a key target, but…

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Support Independent Journalism in Ukraine Join us in this fight to support independent journalism in Ukraine. Your contribution can make a difference. Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight. Become a member Support us just once After a Russian missile strike on Ukraine’s leading hospital for children, Okhmatdyt, the staff worked tirelessly to restore the facility. Volunteers from the community came together to clear rubble, send donations, and help rebuild the hospital. Despite the devastating attack, Ukrainians united to support each other. The hospital’s CEO, Volodymyr Zhovnir, shared the progress made in restoring essential services like electricity,…

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Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight. Become a member Support us just once On July 8th, a Russian missile struck Kyiv’s main children’s hospital, leaving 4-year-old Dima and other patients in a state of terror. Amidst the chaos, Dima’s mother, Viktoria, describes the harrowing experience of evacuating to an underground shelter, surrounded by fear and uncertainty. Despite the dire situation, the hospital staff worked tirelessly to ensure critical patients like Dima received essential medications and care. The aftermath of the attack saw over 400 children temporarily discharged, with some needing urgent transfer to other hospitals. As…

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