Russia invaded Ukraine

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86th 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

20.05.2022
20:52

Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, the International Transport Forum (ITF) has approved the decision to suspend its cooperation with Russia and Belorussia. – Official website of the British government

19:02

In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Zhytomyr, the Chernihiv, the Sumy, the Poltava, and the Odesa regions. 42 people have been killed. 71 citizens have been injured, 3 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

16:24

Over the last two weeks, Russian aggressors deported more than 1 thousand Ukrainian men from Mariupol to a filtration camp in the village of Bezimenne, in the Donetsk region. – Petro Andriushchenko, Advisor to the mayor of Mariupol

16:21

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed more than 11 thousand residential buildings in the Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration

14:30

The European Commission has sent Ukraine the second tranche of macro-financial assistance of €600 million worth. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission

08:58

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 232 Ukrainian children have died, 427 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

08:32

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 20 May (approximation): 28700 troops; 1263 tanks; 3090 armored vehicles; 596 artillery systems; 200 MLRS; 93 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 204 aircraft; 168 helicopters; 2162 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 460 tactical UAVs; 43 special military equipment; 103 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

06:29

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 18 477 crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office

03:17

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 6,2 million Ukrainians have left Ukraine. Most Ukrainians, about 3,3 million, have gone to Poland. – Mary Hakobyan, Deputy Interior Minister of Ukraine

00:39

The World Bank has provided Ukraine with another grant of €504 million worth. These funds will be used for development in the field of economic recovery. – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine

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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.

By Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Daryna Mostyvska hugs her mother Lyudmyla who returned to Kharkiv by train. May 17.

By Finbarr O’Reilly

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke during the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival. After his speech, the whole hall applauded standing. May 17.

By Clemens Bilan

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

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