May 28, 2022 | Daily briefing


From midnight to four in the morning, Russia shelled the Sumy region. An agricultural enterprise was destroyed in the Putivl district. Also, Russians fired mortars at the territory of Znob-Novgorod municipality, with about 6 arrivals.

About 30 sorties were recorded in the Esman territorial municipality in the vicinity of the village of Bachevsk. Fortunately, there were no casualties.


The Russian Federation has claimed the opening of pseudo-humanitarian routes in the Black Sea to civilian shipping. The Ukrainian navy has pointed out that Russia has repeatedly violated international maritime law and therefore cannot act as a guarantor of security. Only those routes agreed by international treaties, where civilised countries act as security guarantors, can be truly safe.


Russians have killed 242 children in Ukraine and injured more than 440. This is reported by the Office of the Prosecutor General. Children were most affected in the Donetsk region, Kyiv and Kharkiv regions.


It is already a day that more people return to Ukraine than leave. Over the past day, 37,000 people left Ukraine and almost 42,000 arrived. Employees of the Western Department of the State Border Service have processed more than 170 trucks with humanitarian aid from partner countries.


Russian occupants have been firing rockets at the town of Merefa in the Kharkiv region for two days in a row. As a result of the shelling, an electrical substation was destroyed.


In the past 24 hours, Ukrainian police recorded and documented 37 enemy attacks in the Luhansk region. Severodonetsk is under constant enemy fire. There are injured citizens. During the day, 14 multi-storey buildings in different parts of the city were damaged.

The shelling also caused significant damage in Lysychansk, Horny and community settlements. In Vrubivka, 12 houses were damaged.

The enemy is shelling the Lysychansk-Bakhmut road, which is used by the Ukrainian side to evacuate civilians.


Since the start of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, 367 cases have been recorded in which Russian occupiers have damaged cultural heritage sites. Nine sites have been destroyed to the ground. The condition of 23 remains unknown, as they are in temporarily occupied territories.


Russians have shelled residential buildings in Mykolaiv again. There is information about civilian casualties.


One person has been killed and six wounded as a result of the Russian attack in Chornobayivka in the Kherson region. Information on the scale of civilian infrastructure destruction is being clarified, the Kherson regional prosecutor’s office said.


Ukrainian servicemen reported that in captivity the Russians injected them with unknown drugs under the letter “M”, after which they lost consciousness, losing memory, said ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova. In addition, the occupiers forced the Ukrainian soldiers to learn the poem “Forgive us, native Russians”, the anthem of the rf, the history of the creation of the rf coat of arms and flag, otherwise – used torture.


The occupants continue shelling the Sumy Region’s border areas from Russian territory, UC Sever reports. On the morning of 28 May, 10 explosions were recorded in the direction of Boyaro-Lezhachev. No casualties among personnel and equipment


One dead and six wounded – the occupants shelled Chornobayivka in the Kherson region. The prosecutor’s office has opened criminal proceedings and is conducting a pre-trial investigation, the Office of the Prosecutor General reports.

On 27 May, Russians fired rockets at Chornobayivka village council. A man was killed under the rubble.


Russians have shelled Mykolaiv: one person dead and six wounded, the Mykolaiv regional state administration has said.

At least two shells exploded in the yards of multi-storey buildings. Several apartment buildings were damaged as a result of the shelling,” the RSA added.


A Russian plane has fired 6 missiles into Sumy Region and the border areas of Sumy Region, the State Border Service has said.

The missiles hit outside populated areas, so no people or buildings were hit.


A Russian plane shelled a church and a kindergarten in the Sumy region, the State Border Service writes.

Three rockets fired by the occupants around 18:00 hit the settlements and wounded a woman.


The occupants have launched rocket attacks on Kryvyy Rih, the head of the military administration, Oleksandr Vilkul, has said.