Russia invaded Ukraine

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84th day
of Ukraine's heroic resistance against full-scale Russian aggression
8-year-long Russian occupation of Crimea and parts of Donbas

Situation in Ukraine

17.05.2022
21:25

Today, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a resolution on getting a €150 million loan on preferential terms from the State Bank of Germany – the Credit Institute for Reconstruction (KfW). – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

21:02

In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Lviv, the Sumy, the Luhansk, the Chernihiv, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Odesa, and the Dnipropetrovsk regions. 33 people have been killed. 45 citizens have been injured, 1 child is among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

19:24

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have attacked Ukraine’s healthcare system 226 times. They have killed at least 75 and injured 59 Ukrainian citizens. – Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe

18:57

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have forcibly deported more than 1,3 million Ukrainian citizens, including 223 thousand children, to the Russian Federation. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

15:35

More than 3,000 Ukrainian civilians from Mariupol are being held by Russian occupiers in the “filtration prison” in the village of Olenivka, in the Donetsk region. Russian servicemen interrogate Ukrainian citizens and torture them with electric shocks. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

11:53

The Embassy of Israel in Ukraine reopens in Kyiv today. – Official Twitter page of the Embassy

09:02

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 17 May (approximation): 27900 troops; 1235 tanks; 3009 armored vehicles; 578 artillery systems; 198 MLRS; 90 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 201 aircraft; 167 helicopters; 2109 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 436 tactical UAVs; 43 special military equipment; 97 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:21

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 229 Ukrainian children have died, 423 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

00:54

Another mass grave with 4 dead civilian victims of Russian occupiers with gunshot wounds has been found in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief

00:11

53 severely wounded Ukrainian servicemen from Azovstal in Mariupol have been evacuated to Novoazovsk, in the Donetsk region. Another 211 servicemen have been taken to Olenivka, in the Donetsk region, for exchange. Some defenders of Mariupol remain at the plant. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine

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Fifty-three severely wounded Ukrainian soldiers left Azovstal in Mariupol for a medical facility in Novoazovsk. Another 211 people moved to Olenivka through the humanitarian corridor. The whole country is waiting for news about the release of our heroes. May 16.

By Olexander Ermochenko

Fifty-three severely wounded Ukrainian soldiers left Azovstal in Mariupol for a medical facility in Novoazovsk. Another 211 people moved to Olenivka through the humanitarian corridor. The whole country is waiting for news about the release of our heroes. May 16.

By Olexander Ermochenko

Ukrainian soldier at Azovstal. May 16.

By Dmytro Kozatskyi

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision contest 2022. Musicians call to rescue the Ukrainian military from the Azovstal in Mariupol, surrounded by Russian troops. May 15.

By the Eurovision

Roman Prykhodchenko cries in his apartment, which was damaged after numerous shellings in Kharkiv. May 15.

By Bernat Armangue

Ukrainian soldiers test weapons from American partners. May 2022.

By the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

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