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Situation in Ukraine

12.04.2024
12:00

Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 99 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War

11:07

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Vinnytsia, Khmelnytskyi, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least six citizens were killed, and eleven more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

08:55

At night on April 12, Ukrainian defenders shot down 16 out of 17 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Mykolaiv, Odesa, Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk, Vinnytsia, and Khmelnytskyi regions. In addition, Russian forces launched one guided air missile Kh-59. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

07:45

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 12 April 2024 (approximation): 451730 troops; 7146 tanks; 13698 armored vehicles; 11486 artillery systems; 1042 MLRS; 755 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15339 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9161 tactical UAVs; 1888 special military equipment; 2087 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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Status update as of 12/04
19,875
UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU)
injured civilians
10,582
UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU)
killed
129,842
Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine
number of war crimes
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Actual numbers might be considerably higher, as information from many locations with intense hostilities is not yet available or confirmed.

UkraineWarinPictures

This is an archive of wartime photos from Ukraine since February 2022. For a selection of photos available for free, non-commercial use, visit our Collection of War Photos.

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

People walk past a residential building that was heavily damaged during a Russian shelling in the town of Mykolaivka, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

«Camouflage Art»: an exhibition of the “paintings” created with nets by a volunteer organization in one of the museums in Zaporizhzhia. April 6, 2024.

By Elena Tita

Civilian women practice shooting rifles during training courses at the Shooting Training Center “The First”. March 31, 2024, Zaporizhzhia.

By Elena Tita

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