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
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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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

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

Roman Prykhodchenko cries in his apartment, which was damaged after numerous shellings in Kharkiv. May 15.

By Bernat Armangue

Ukrainian soldiers test weapons from American partners. May 2022.

By the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

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