Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a working session of G7 leaders via video link, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine June 27, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.

Russia is under international pillory after a rocket attack on a shopping center in eastern Ukraine that left at least 16 people dead. The participants at the G7 summit in Elmau, Bavaria, spoke of a war crime and threatened Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin with the consequences.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged modern air defense systems.

Explosions were reported in the city of Mykolayiv early Tuesday morning, Mayor Olexander Senkevich wrote in the Telegram news service. Nothing is known about damage and casualties. He called on residents to go to safe places.

The events at a glance:

This will be important on Tuesday:

On Tuesday, the UN Security Council will deal with the rocket attack on the shopping center in Kremenchuk. The meeting at 21:00 CEST was scheduled at the request of Ukraine. After the salvage work, there should be more clarity about the number of victims.