Russia invaded Ukraine

83rd 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


The European Union has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €500 million worth. – Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy


On May 15, Russian occupiers deported about 340 Ukrainian citizens, including 52 children, from Mariupol to Russia. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the mayor of Mariupol


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Mykolaiv, the Luhansk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Kherson, the Odesa, the Chernihiv, and the Sumy regions. 29 people have been killed. 57 citizens have been injured, 2 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


A consignment of medicines worth over €100,000 has arrived in Lviv from Latvia. It will be distributed in emergency rooms in hospitals. – Embassy of Latvia in Ukraine


Due to Russian military aggression, 2,500 consumers in 5 settlements of the Kyiv region remain without electricity supply. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Humanitarian Center of the Kyiv Regional State Administration


Russian aggressors have killed about 15 servicewomen and medics at the besieged Azovstal plant in Mariupol. – Vadym Boichenko, Mayor of Mariupol


Russian occupiers have introduced a “filtering” procedure in every temporarily occupied Ukrainian city. More than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens have already passed it. In particular, Ukrainians are interrogated, held in inhumane conditions, humiliated, and tortured. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The governments of Ukraine and Japan have signed an agreement to provide Ukraine with a $100 million loan on preferential terms. – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 16 May (approximation): 27700 troops; 1228 tanks; 2974 armored vehicles; 577 artillery systems; 195 MLRS; 89 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 200 aircraft; 165 helicopters; 2101 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 427 tactical UAVs; 42 special military equipment; 97 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 229 Ukrainian children have died, 421 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The Embassy of India in Ukraine will reopen in Kyiv on May 17. – Daily newspaper Times of India


Russian occupiers have deported more than 3,000 civilians from Mariupol to a filtration prison in the village of Olenivka in the Donetsk region. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol

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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

Ukrainian soldiers test weapons from American partners. May 2022.

By the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

People honor the deceased senior soldier Vasyl Pekar during the funeral in Velykyi Bereznyi, Zakarpattia region. May 11.

By Serhii Hudak

A woman hugs a boy during the funeral of Vasyl Pekar, senior soldier of the 128th Mountain Assault Brigade. May 11.

By Serhii Hudak

Olha from Bucha lived in the basement for two weeks. She is happy to be in safety and lives in Perechyn school nowadays. May 11.

By Serhii Hudak

Kyrylo from Bucha lives in a Perechyn school in the Zakarpattia region nowadays. 110 people live here to save themselves from the war. May 11.

By Serhii Hudak

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