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

18.05.2022
21:18

In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Odesa, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Kherson, the Donetsk, and the Chernihiv regions. 23 people have been killed, 1 child is among them. 35 citizens have been injured, 3 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

20:14

US Embassy in Ukraine reopens in Kyiv today. – Reuters

19:56

The Czech government has sent its Soviet tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Instead, the Czech Republic will receive 15 Leopard 2A4 tanks from the German government. – Suddeutche Zeitung

18:49

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the village of Dementiivka in the Kharkiv region. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

17:20

As of May 18, 1,288 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief

16:43

Due to the military actions of Russian troops, there is no light in the whole Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration

14:11

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed more than 4 500 residential buildings in the Kyiv region. – Kyiv Regional Military Administration

09:35

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 18 May (approximation): 28300 troops; 1251 tanks; 3043 armored vehicles; 586 artillery systems; 199 MLRS; 91 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 202 aircraft; 167 helicopters; 2137 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 441 tactical UAVs; 43 special military equipment; 102 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:14

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 229 Ukrainian children have died, 424 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

06:44

The Australian Government has imposed new sanctions on Russian officials and entities who have supported the Russian military aggression in Ukraine. The new sanctions list includes the Russian private military company “Wagner, and the Belarusian defense enterprises, such as Industrial-Commercial Private Unitary Enterprise Minotor-Service and OJSC KB Radar-Managing Company of Radar Systems Holding. Besides, 4 individuals being sanctioned for supporting the aggression are Aleksandr Chupriyan, Sergei Korolyov, Nikolay Bogdanovsky, and Illia Kyva. – Marise Payne, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs

03:31

Due to the military actions of Russian troops, as of May 18, almost 200 thousand Ukrainian consumers have no gas supply. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine

03:03

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped 280 Ukrainian civilians in the Zaporizhzhia region. – Press service of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration

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Russian military Vadim Shishimarin became the first occupier to be indicted for war crimes. A 21-year-old man shot countless civilians in the Sumy region. May 18.

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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.

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