American actress and producer Jessica Chastain visited Kyiv today In closed format, she met w/ Zelenskyy and head of his Office Yermak. She visited Irpin & children from Kherson and Chernihiv who are being treated in Kyiv children's hospital
Russian soldier Mihail Kulikov was sentenced to 10 years for war crimes He was convicted by the Сhernihiv court for firing at a high-rise building from a tank in Chernihiv in February. Together with commander Shchotkin they were taken as POWs on Feb 26.
Museum of Soviet propaganda to be opened in Chernihiv Oblast It will show "how someone else's history was imposed on people,"director says. Exposition will include art of socialist realism "to remind how artists tried to survive by pleasing the party"
An 8-year-old boy from Chernihiv earned over $ 1600 for the Armed Forces of Ukraine singing songs He donated money to the Serhiy Prytula Foundation. to buy a jeep, a thermal imager, weapons or protective ammunition for soldiers.
#Ukraine says Russia is increasing its troop presence across the border from its northern regions of Chernihiv and Sumy. The move prevents civilians in those regions from feeling safe and soldiers from redeploying to the South or East. @gullivercragg reports ⤵️
Natalia’s home in Chernihiv Obl destroyed by missiles. She's 82yo & forced to live in tiny greenhouse. Volunteers hope to find mobile shelter for her before cold of winter sets in. Everyone suffers in this brutal war, but especially children & the elderly. 📷Oleg Petrasiuk
In Chernihiv Oblast, Russians killed 3 boys who were just walking down the street on 14 March: 17-year-old twin brothers Yevhen and Bohdan &18 yo ValentynAcc to eyewitnesses, Valentyn lost half of his head, Yevhen was shot in the chest. All died on spot
I’m here with a new friend…an amazing beekeeper near Chernihiv north of Kyiv! He lost 80 percent of his hives…his house & car shelled by bombs, but he still donates the honey to hospital, shelters…anyone who needs. @WCKitchen is going to help him rebuild! #ChefsForUkraine
In the newly liberated city of Chernihiv north of Kyiv, hundreds of people were waiting for the @WCKitchen team today. Need for food is big & almost no aid reaches here…so we brought 1,300 hot meals & 500 bags with 15 kilos of food each for families to cook! #ChefsForUkraine
This is Sasha who works at Riga Bakery in Chernihiv north of Kyiv! They make 3,000 loaves with @WCKitchen for families. Their delivery trucks are marked by bullet holes…2 broken when engines hit. We ask why she still is here & Sasha says: "People are hungry & I love to bake.”
Probably Ukraine’s most significant counter-offensive success so far: retaking the city of Trostyanets yesterday and unblocking the resupply road from the besieged regional capital Sumy to Poltava. That leaves only one regional capital, Chernihiv, encircled. (📷 via Sumy Gov.)