On the 162nd day of the full-scale Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to capture the settlements of the neighboring country. The armed forces and units of the territorial defense of Ukraine resist aggression. It is impossible to verify the statements of representatives of both sides of the conflict from independent sources. According to the UN, about 14 million Ukrainians have already left their homes. DW continues to follow developments Thursday, August 4 (Moscow time).
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) announced suspicion of collaborationism five officials who received “administrative positions” in the territories of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation. The suspects “participate in propaganda activities and force the population to obey the “new order”, but they are not allowed to make important decisions, point out to the SBU. If proven guilty, these people face up to 10 years in prison.
As a result of hitting Voroshilovsky district of Donetsk At least 5 civilians were killed and 6 others were injured, representatives of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” said. According to them, the city was shelled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the same time Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak denied accusations of involvement of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the tragedy. “Only the Russians themselves or the people’s militia corps of the unrecognized criminal republics are beating Donetsk,” Ukrayinska Pravda quoted him as saying.
The European Union will provide 16 million euros for support for access to education and assistance to victims of sexual violence in Ukraine. In particular, the funds will be used to equip safe places for full-time education, provide children with educational materials, as well as support distance education for children who have been forced to leave the country, reports the EU Delegation to Ukraine. In addition, part of the funds will go to help victims of war-related sexual violence, namely direct assistance to local non-governmental organizations, ambulance services, as well as specialized investigation teams led by the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine.
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