Russia renewed attacks near Siversk and Kharkiv as pressure grows on Ukrainian defenders in Soledar.
Ukrainian military leaders claim no involvement in Novofedorivka, but report other airstrikes deep in Russian-controlled areas.
Russian tourists watched fireballs rise into the sky from resort beaches on the Black Sea.
Russian and Ukraine trade war crimes accusations with 16 killed in two incidents in the Donbas.
Regulators sound alarm at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant calling the situation "completely out of control."
Fighting continues around Bakhmut and Donetsk while Russian missiles target civilians in Mykolaiv.
Russia also hit the Kanatove air force base in Kirovohrad with 13 cruise missiles.
Russian forces can't hold new gains as attacking troop formations grow smaller and less organized.
Ukraine is setting conditions for a larger counteroffensive in Kherson while Russia prepares to launch an attack on Bakhmut.
Russian Ministry of Defense declares the destruction of Ukrainian long-range missile capability is a top priority.