The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting at the request of Kyiv

On the afternoon of June 28, the UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on the situation in Ukraine, the mission of the Albanian presidency announced on Twitter.

] convene a meeting after heavy shelling of cities across the country in recent days,— the press service of the council reported on the social network. Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the UN, Serhiy Kyslytsya, confirmed the request for a meeting on Twitter.

The meeting on security and peacekeeping in Ukraine will begin at 15:00 Brussels time (14:00 Moscow time).

At the meeting, members of the Security Council will discuss the situation in Kremenchug, Poltava region of Ukraine, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US Permanent Representative to the UN, said on Twitter.

On June 27, Amstor shopping center rockets hit in Kremenchug, and on an area of ​​​​more than 10 thousand square meters. m, a fire started, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said.

According to him, before turning on the sirens, there were more than 1 thousand people in the building, many were able to evacuate. According to the data for the night of June 28, 16 people died, the Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine reported. Another 59 people were injured, 25 of them are in the hospital.

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Russian Deputy Permanent Chairman of the UN Dmitry Polyansky retweeted a video from the fire in Kremenchug. “It looks like we are dealing with a new provocation in the style of Bucha (the city where the bodies of civilians were found in April.— RBC)”,— he wrote on Twitter. In his version, there are “too many inconsistencies” in this situation.

Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on 24 February. The Ministry of Defense stated that the Russian military strikes only on military infrastructure.

At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.

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