The activists held a protest action near the Russian embassy in Kyiv in solidarity with Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, who is illegally imprisoned in Russia.
Society and Culture
The music video for song Vidlik of Ukrainian band ONUKA has been included on the Berlin Fashion Film Festival shortlist.
Canadian parliamentarians have called on Russia to release illegally convicted Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and other political prisoners.
Belarus has sent humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has once again denied reports of the existence of so-called secret prisons of the SBU. At the same time, the security service says it collected evidence of torture of almost 500 Ukrainians in occupied areas of Donbas.
Ukrainian developers have created a smart device called Chill & Cheers, which can chill any beverage in just a few minutes, according to website ain.ua.
Over eight million Ukrainians have already signed declarations with doctors in the scope of the nationwide campaign "Doctor for each family”.
In Chernivtsi region, two new cultural and tourist routes will appear this year.
The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) has initiated a one-day hunger strike to express solidarity with political prisoner Oleg Sentsov. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations has joined this initiative.
Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle used the phrase "civil war" to describe an armed conflict in Donbas.
The joint Ukraine-Belarus international forum “Local museums: new forms and innovations” is underway in the city of Chernihiv, with the participation of representatives of over 20 establishments from Chernihiv region and Gomel region (Belarus).
Members of both chambers of the Parliament of Canada spoke in support of Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is currently imprisoned in Russia.
British newspaper The Times has presented apologies for the June 9 World Cup supplement in which Crimea was shown as being part of Russia.
1.509,938 internally displaced persons from temporarily occupied Donbas and Crimea have been registered in Ukraine.