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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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Mykhailo Bakaliuk, 41, a Ukrainian amputee soldier injured during the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia region, uses a machine to learn how to walk with a prosthetic leg. Lviv, September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Bohdan, a Ukrainian soldier from the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis,” keeps practicing playing his musical instrument, a trembita, when he has free time.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

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

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