Ukraine War Daily Summary



15 Jun 22


Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned that Russia still hasn’t abandoned its maximalist goals in Ukraine when he said

“The question is: who said that in two years Ukraine might exist on the world map at all?”

At the grand strategic level, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy  urged the West to send more modern anti-missile systems.

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is set to lead a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday with Defence Ministers from NATO and other countries to discuss weapon deliveries to Ukraine.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on June 15th that President Volodymyr Zelensky will be invited to address  NATO leaders at the alliance's summit in Madrid on June 28-29th.

Canada is sending 10 replacement barrels to Ukraine to maintain distance range and accuracy of the M777 howitzer artillery guns sent by Ottawa.

Belarus has deployed special forces, air defense, and missile units along the Ukrainian border is an effort to fix Ukrainian troops in the North and prevent them from reinforcing forces fighting for their survival to the south.

In 2020, the US initiated a 4 year $38 million program to strengthen Ukraine's cyber capabilities and Ukraine's cyber defences have fared well against Russian attacks since the invasion began.

Russian air and missile strikes continued across numerous regions of Ukraine.

Russians forces continued missile, air, and artillery attacks on Sumy, Chernihiv, and Kharkiv Oblasts.

On the ground, US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Mark Milley has said Russia has lost 20-30 percent of its armored force deployed in Ukraine since the start of the war.

Ukraine's Deputy Interior Minister Yevhen Yenin says that Ukraine thwarted a terrorist attack against its political leadership in Kyiv and that there remains a continued risk of decapitation strikes against Ukrainian officials by Russian forces with control of Kyiv still a major Russian objective.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that Ukrainian forces are suffering painful losses in fighting Russian troops in Sievierodonetsk and the Kharkiv region.

On the ground, Russian forces in Kharkiv continue to focus efforts on preventing a Ukrainian counteroffensive from reaching the international border between Kharkiv and Belgorod and to prevent Ukraine from interdicting Russian supply lines to the Donbas offensive.

Russian and Ukrainian forces continued to fight in northeastern settlements around Kharkiv City.

Russian forces launched ground assaults in Sievierodonetsk and settlements in its vicinity but have not taken full control over the city.

Russian forces launched unsuccessful offensive operations around the T1302 Bakhmut-Lysychansk highway in an effort to cut Ukrainian ground lines of communication to Lysychansk.

Russian forces continued efforts to advance along the E40 highway to Slovyansk and southeast of Izyum.

Russian troops shelled Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with Uragan rocket launchers. According to Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Governor Valentyn Reznichenko, the attack hit residential areas in the Zelenodolsk and Apostolovo towns in Kryvyi Rih District.

Russian forces continued to fortify fallback positions in Zaporizhia and Kherson Oblasts, while undertaking defensive measures to strengthen Russian presence in the Black Sea.

Russia has shelled a residential neighbourhood in Mykolaiv.




14 Jun 22


At the grand strategic level, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that Russia would "go further" than his country's eastern Donbas region if given the chance, as he appealed for more weaponry from NATO nations.



Belarus has deployed special forces, air defense, and missile units along the Ukrainian border is an effort to fix Ukrainian troops in the North and prevent them from reinforcing forces fighting for their survival to the south.



Russian air and missile strikes continued across numerous regions of Ukraine.

Russians forces continued missile, air, and artillery attacks on Sumy, Chernihiv, and Kharkiv Oblasts.



On the ground, Russian forces in Kharkiv continue to focus efforts on preventing a Ukrainian counteroffensive from reaching the international border between Kharkiv and Belgorod and to prevent Ukraine from interdicting Russian supply lines to the Donbas offensive.



Russian forces are also conducting a limited offensive directly northeast of Kharkiv City in an attempt to push Ukrainian forces out of artillery range of Russian rear areas.



Russian forces are now in control of most of Sieverodonetsk the epicenter of the bloody battle for Ukraine's eastern Donbas.




The Russian military is also using artillery to attack the villages of Vidrodzhennia, Novoluhanske, and Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast.



Russian troops tried to storm the town of Zolote in Luhansk Oblast and settlements near the Russian-occupied Rubizhne. They also tried to seize the village of Berestove in Donetsk Oblast but the attack was repelled by Ukrainian troops.



Russia attacked Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with Uragan rocket launchers, damaging civilian homes.