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On May 01, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 41 Russian attacks in the Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, Lymanskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 2 enemy ammunition depots, a Russian fuel and lubricants warehouse, and 6 locations with Russian troops and military equipment. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 3 Russian anti-aircraft missile systems. Ukrainian defenders also shot down an enemy UAV “Orlan-10”. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 02 May 2023 (approximation): 191420 troops; 3701 tanks; 7193 armored vehicles; 2930 artillery systems; 544 MLRS; 298 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5851 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2477 tactical UAVs; 360 special military equipment; 947 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 478 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 960 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 401 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,393 were deported. At the same time, 11,917 Ukrainian children were found, and 364 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 1 citizen was killed. 15 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On May 02, Russian troops shelled the Bilozerskyi community in the Kherson region. In particular, the villages of Kizomys and Veletenske came under enemy fire. 1 man was killed. 4 citizens were injured and hospitalized. – Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


On May 02, the Danish government announced a military aid package for Ukraine of $250 million. In particular, it includes armored repair and recovery and engineering vehicles; demining machines; funds intended to purchase air defense systems; ammunition for the anti-tank grenade launcher Carl Gustaf; and other capabilities. – Official website of the Danish Ministry of Defence

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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

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