This is the situation as of Monday, June 11, 2023
- Ukraine said its forces have recaptured three villages from Russian forces in its southeast, the first liberated settlements reported by Ukraine since launching its latest counteroffensive.
- The Russian Defense Ministry said that its forces shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jet in the Kherson region and repulsed three Ukrainian attacks in the Zaporizhia region.
- Ukraine’s Interior Minister Ihor Klimenko confirmed that six people were killed in floods in the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions after last week’s explosion at the Russian-controlled Nova Kakhovka Dam. He added that about 35 people, including seven children, are considered missing.
- Kherson region governor Oleksandr Prokudin said three people were killed and 10 injured after Russia bombed a rescue boat evacuating people from floods.
- The Russian Defense Ministry said that Ukraine tried to attack one of its warships guarding the main gas pipelines in the Black Sea with six underwater drones. She said everything is destroyed.
- Russia and Ukraine simultaneously announced the exchange of about 100 prisoners of war from each side.
- Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner mercenary group, said his soldiers would not sign any contracts with the Russian Defense Ministry after ordering all independent forces to do so by the end of June.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the investigation into the Nova Kakhovka Dam violation is continuing and officials from the International Criminal Court have visited the Kherson region in recent days.
- Zelensky supported a proposal by the country’s National Security and Defense Council to impose sanctions on 178 Russian citizens, including 81 people who also had Ukrainian citizenship.
- Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said there was currently no basis for a possible dialogue with Ukraine.
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