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On April 30, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 36 Russian attacks in the Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian ammunition depot, 2 locations with Russian artillery, and an enemy logistics center. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 4 strikes on locations with Russian troops. Ukrainian defenders also shot down an enemy UAV “Orlan-10”. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On May 1, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 15 out of 18 cruise missiles KH-101/555, used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


During the Russian night’s massive missile attack, Ukrainian defenders shot down 7 enemy missiles in the Dnipropetrovsk region. At the same time, missile hits were recorded at the Pavlohrad district of the Dnipropetrovsk region. A local industrial enterprise, 19 multi-storey buildings, 25 private houses, 6 schools and pre-school establishments, and 5 shops were damaged. 34 people, including 5 children, were wounded. 2 injured women are in intensive care. – Serhii Lysak, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 01 May 2023 (approximation): 190960 troops; 3700 tanks; 7192 armored vehicles; 2921 artillery systems; 544 MLRS; 295 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5845 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2476 tactical UAVs; 359 special military equipment; 932 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 477 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 960 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 398 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,393 were deported. At the same time, 11,887 Ukrainian children were found, and 364 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


In the Kyiv region, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down all missiles and UAVs launched by Russian occupiers during the night’s massive missile attack. – Kyiv State Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zhytomyr, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 citizens were killed. 42 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


In the Mykolaiv region, access to Black Sea beaches and forests will be prohibited this summer due to the mine threat, but inland water bodies will be available for recreation. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration

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At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

By Andrii Stavnitser / Facebook

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

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