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Live hosted by Laura Motet and Clémence Apetogbor

Cover photo: Fighting in the Dnipropetrovsk region on July 4th. EFREM LUKATSKY v AP

  • In his speech on Monday evening Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated that he needed “colossal funds” to help the population rebuild war-ravaged cities and infrastructure, but also “to prepare schools and universities for a new school year” and “to prepare for the winter”. Her Prime Minister Denys Chmygal, who was traveling to the Lugano conference, presented a plan “estimated at $750 billion”.
  • The Lugano ConferencePlanned long before Russia invaded Ukraine at the end of February, it has been trying to map out the outlines of the attack since Monday reconstruction of Ukraine. The foundations for a “Marshall Plan” for Ukraine must be laid there, even if an end to the war is not in sight and the cost figures for the country are still uncertain.
  • This was announced by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Sunday evening Withdrawal from the city of Lysychansk, at the heart of the fierce fighting of recent weeks, the recognition of the “superiority” of Russian troops on the ground. For its part, Russia announced the “liberation of the “Luhansk People’s Republic”. “.
  • In Sloviansk, a city of about 100,000 before the war, Russian strikes on Sunday killed six people, including a 9-year-old girl. Ukrainian authorities are now urging residents to evacuate the region while the frontline is just a few kilometers away.
  • In Siversk, some twenty kilometers west of Lyssytchansk, the Ukrainian forces appear to want to rely on a defensive line established between that town and Bakhmout to protect Sloviansk and Kramatorsk. In recent days, the inhabitants are provoking more and more intense bombardments.
  • in his speech Sunday evening, Volodymyr Zelenskyy tried to put on a good face and insisted on the other front lines where Kyiv claims to be “progressive”, in the Kharkiv or Kherson regions. “A day will come when we will say the same about Donbass,” he assured.
  • The International Olympic Committee will triple its direct financial support to Ukrainian athletes So that they can “hoist their flag high” at the Paris 2024 Games and then at the 2026 Winter Games, IOC President Thomas Bach announced on Sunday. He also confirmed the ban of Russian and Belarusian athletes from all international sporting events.

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