Russia invaded Ukraine

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87th 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

21.05.2022
19:25

The US government has sent to Ukraine a new shipment of 155 mm M777 towed howitzers. – US Department of Defense

17:07

The government of Portugal has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a financial aid package of €250 million worth. These funds will be used to maintain and restore macroeconomic stability in Ukraine. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

13:50

US President Joe Biden has signed a law providing $40 billion in aid to Ukraine. – Press service of the White House

11:48

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have forcibly deported more than 1,3 million Ukrainian citizens, including 232 thousand children, to the Russian Federation. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

10:28

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 21 May (approximation): 28850 troops; 1278 tanks; 3116 armored vehicles; 596 artillery systems; 201 MLRS; 93 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 204 aircraft; 169 helicopters; 2178 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 462 tactical UAVs; 43 special military equipment; 104 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:52

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 232 Ukrainian children have died, 430 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

06:42

Since May 22, the Lithuanian government is refusing to use Russian gas, oil, and electricity. – Ministry of Energy of Lithuania

06:00

Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, the Serbian government has imposed sanctions against Belorussia. In particular, the sanctions list includes sectoral sanctions against the Belarusian financial and transport systems. – News channel N1

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“Thank you for the shelter, Azovstal. It is the place of my death and my life. While I am in captivity, share these photos with the world,” — said Dmytro Kozatskyi, a soldier of the Azov battalion. Today he released his photos of the defenders of Mariupol with a call to the world media and those who care to distribute them. May 20.

By Dmytro Kozatskyi

“Thank you for the shelter, Azovstal. It is the place of my death and my life. While I am in captivity, share these photos with the world,” — said Dmytro Kozatskyi, a soldier of the Azov battalion. Today he released his photos of the defenders of Mariupol with a call to the world media and those who care to distribute them. May 20.

By Dmytro Kozatskyi

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

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