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Russian missile strikes hit Ukraine

Deadly Russian missile strikes hit southern and eastern Ukraine on June 14 as Ukrainian air defenses fought back against Moscow's intensified attacks.

Russia fired four Kalibr missiles on southern port city Odesa from a ship in the Black Sea, Ukraine's air force said, with air defenses shooting down three of them.

Russian general killed?

Russian General and Chief of Staff of the 35th Combined Arms Army, Sergei Goryachev, was reportedly killed Monday in a Ukrainian missile attack, near the Velyka Novosilka front in southwest Donetsk district.
Goryachev began the invasion of Ukraine as commander of the 5th Separate Tank Brigade and was only recently promoted to Chief of Staff of the 35th.

Greece should train Ukrainian fighter pilots on F-16 jets

Athens consistently punches above its weight in matters related to defense and security. As a small power with an aggressive neighbor, Greece must seize every opportunity to synergize its interests with those of its allies and partners. The United Kingdom and the Netherlands spearheaded a fighter jet coalition for Ukraine.

Russia claims to have Bakhmut but Ukraine says battle not over

Although Russia claims it has won control of Ukraine's eastern city of Bakhmut, after a grinding nine-month conflict in which tens of thousands of fighters have died, top Ukrainian military leaders say the battle is not over.

Ukrainian officials acknowledge they now control only a small part of Bakhmut.

Prigozhin's unexpected move: "We captured Bakhmut, and now we are leaving"

He added that they will leave the conflict zone in that area within the next week.
"We conquered the entire territory of Bakhmut, as we promised, until the last centimeter, today we did not conquer anything," Prigozhin said in an audio message on Telegram.
He said that he would hand over the territory of Bakhmut to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Reuters reported.

Zelensky says Russian troops in Bakhmut but town 'not occupied'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday that Russian troops were in Bakhmut -- which Moscow claimed it captured a day earlier -- but insisted the east Ukrainian town was "not occupied".

"Today they (Russian troops) are in Bakhmut," Zelensky said at a press conference during the G7 summit in Hiroshima.

But he added: "Bakhmut is not occupied by Russia today."