Russian attack on Dnipro killed 5, left 53 injured

On July 3, a Russian drone and missile attack on Dnipro resulted in at least five deaths and 53 injuries, according to officials. The strikes hit a shopping center, multiple cars, and a gas station, causing a fire near a medical facility and debris damage to an intensive care unit at a children's hospital, though no casualties occurred there. Windows were shattered in two schools and three kindergartens. Among the injured is a 14-year-old girl, with around a dozen people hospitalized, including two in serious condition.

Russian glide bomb attack on Kharkiv injures at least 14, including children

On July 3, Russian troops attacked Kharkiv with guided aerial bombs, injuring at least 14 people, including children, according to the Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor's Office. The bombs targeted a residential area in the Kyivskyi district, destroying two houses. Among the injured were a woman and two men, aged 74, 75, and 38, as well as an eight-year-old boy and a two-week-old child. Russia has increased its attacks on Kharkiv and the surrounding region using missiles, glide bombs, and drones, targeting energy infrastructure and causing civilian casualties. A similar attack on June 30 hit a postal depot, killing one person and injuring nine others.

Zelensky says Trump should reveal plan on ending Russia's war

President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on Donald Trump to reveal his plan for ending Russia's war against Ukraine, to allow Kyiv to prepare for any risks it might entail. Trump has claimed he could end the war within 24 hours if elected, but has not detailed his strategy, which reportedly includes ceding territory to Russia. Zelensky expressed the need for clarity on future U.S. support and indicated his willingness to meet Trump to hear his proposals. Reports suggest Trump might also negotiate with Russia to block Ukraine and Georgia from joining NATO. Presidential Office head Andriy Yermak emphasized Ukraine's refusal to compromise on its values or territorial integrity. Russia has illegally annexed Crimea and parts of Donbas since 2014, and declared annexations of four additional oblasts in 2022, although it does not fully control these regions.

One killed, 3 injured after Russian attack near Poltava

A Russian attack on Poltava Oblast on July 3 resulted in one death and three injuries, including one person in serious condition, according to Governor Filip Pronin. Missile debris damaged a school and a kindergarten near Poltava. The region, which hosts several airbases, has been targeted by Russian drone and missile strikes for three consecutive days. On July 1, Russian forces attacked the Myrhorod military airfield in Poltava Oblast, causing unspecified "losses" and reportedly damaging multiple Su-27 aircraft, as confirmed by former Air Force Spokesperson Yurii Ihnat.