A firefighter puts out a fire on a building after shelling in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. - Mykolajiv was the subject of a number of grenade attacks today. These are probably the most powerful so far, writes mayor Oleksandr Senkevych on Telegram.
A Ukrainian soldier stands in a shell crater next to destroyed Russian military vehicles in a field near the southern city of Mykolayiv on June 12. The region is strategically important as Mykolayiv, located on the Black Sea coast, stands in the way of Russian forces trying to reach the larger port of Odesa.