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281st day
of Ukraine's heroic resistance against full-scale Russian aggression

Situation in Ukraine

01.12.2022
17:08

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 1,319 Ukrainian servicemen have returned home due to prisoner exchanges between Ukraine and Russia. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

16:00

Another exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia has taken place. 50 Ukrainian servicemen have returned home. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office

15:23

As of December 1, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, more than 14,5 million Ukrainian citizens have left Ukraine. At least 11,7 million Ukrainians have gone to the EU countries. About 7,7 million Ukrainian citizens are registered in Europe as the receivers of temporary protection. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

14:51

On December 1, 3 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 126 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

13:55

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, the Swiss government has frozen Russian assets for €7,2 billion. – Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

09:23

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 01 December (approximation): 89440 troops; 2915 tanks; 5877 armored vehicles; 1904 artillery systems; 395 MLRS; 210 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 280 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4441 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1562 tactical UAVs; 163 special military equipment; 531 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:53

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 441 Ukrainian children have died, 852 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

08:45

As of December 1, the World Bank has already provided $17,8 billion of emergency financial assistance to Ukraine. These are loans, guarantees, and grants. – Mari Elka Pangestu, World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships

07:12

On November 30, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 7 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse, and 5 other important objects of Russian occupiers in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

05:47

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 48,507 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office

00:30

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed 68 agricultural enterprises in the Kharkiv region. – Yevhen Ivanov, Deputy head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

00:12

The German government has recognized the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people. – Official website of the German government

War news

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Status update as of 28/11
10,189
injured civilians
6,595
killed
49,629
number of war crimes
Don’t look away
Actual numbers might be considerably higher, as information from many locations with intense hostilities is not yet available or confirmed.

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The price of freedom. Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. November 2022.

By Serhii Nuzhnenko

Serhii watched with pursed lips as the bodies of his father and grandmother were pulled out from a grave near their home in the Kherson region. Russian murderers shot them in their heads.

By Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A wounded man and his wife after a Russian strike in Kherson.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

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