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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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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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