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Scoop of the day: Ukraine beats North Macedonia 2:1 in Euro 2020

Scoop of the day: Ukraine beats North Macedonia 2:1 in Euro 2020

Euro 2020

Ukraine secured their first win of Euro 2020 after narrowly beating North Macedonia 2-1 at the National Arena in Bucharest.

Geneva summit

The Geneva summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin has dispelled the Kremlin's illusions about the possibility of agreeing with the West on a new division of the world and turning a blind eye to Putin's crimes against Ukraine, ex-President Petro Poroshenko has said.

Donbas

A Ukrainian serviceman sustained a gunwound as a result of a targeted attack by Russia-backed separatists near Novotoshkivske, the North Operational Tactical Group command has said.

Poland

Ukraine will open all checkpoints on the border with Poland which were closed due to quarantine restrictions.

Russia

Russian rapper Morgenshtern (Alisher Valeyev) has filed a lawsuit with the Kyiv district administrative court against the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) for barring him from Ukraine. The SBU responded that its decision was legitimate and said it was ready to go to court.

Protest

A rally was held outside the Interior Ministry in tribute to anticorruption activist Kateryna Handzyuk who died of complications after being doused with acid in 2018.

Economy

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to cancel anti-crisis measures which were put in place to help banks during the coronavirus pandemic, its deputy governor Dmytro Solohub has said. The decision was taken due to the end of the crisis.

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