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On May 31, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $300 million. It includes additional munitions for Patriot air defense systems; AIM-7 missiles for air defense; Avenger air defense systems; Stinger anti-aircraft systems; additional ammunition for HIMARS; 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds; 105mm tank ammunition; precision aerial munitions; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


As of June 1, Russia has deported at least 20,000 Ukrainian children. More than 4,500 of them have the status of orphans or are deprived of parental care. – Iryna Vereshchuk, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 01 June 2023 (approximation): 208370 troops; 3804 tanks; 7478 armored vehicles; 3474 artillery systems; 575 MLRS; 333 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 313 aircraft; 298 helicopters; 6239 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3131 tactical UAVs; 458 special military equipment; 1107 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 1, Ukrainian defenders shot down 10 out of 10 enemy targets used by Russian troops to attack Kyiv. Among them are seven Iskander-M ballistic missiles and three Iskander-K cruise missiles. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to the Russian night attack on Kyiv, falling debris from downed enemy missiles hit the Dniprovskyi, Desnianskyi, and Darnytskyi districts. A children’s hospital, two schools, one kindergarten, local residential and non-residential buildings were damaged. As a result, 16 people, including one child, were injured, 9 of them were hospitalized. 3 people were killed, including one child. – Kyiv City Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, and Kherson regions. 7 citizens were killed. 27 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed more than 2,900 war crimes against Ukrainian children. – Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine


As of June 1, due to Russian military aggression, 484 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 992 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 393 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,505 were deported. At the same time, 13,083 Ukrainian children were found, and 371 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


On June 1, Russian forces shelled the Khersonskyi and Beryslavskyi districts in the Kherson region. Local residential buildings, outbuildings, and a shop were damaged. 15 people were injured. – Kherson Regional Prosecutor’s Office

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A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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