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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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A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

By Philip Buehler

A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

Photo from UNICEF Ukraine / Instagram

Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

By Alex Babenko / AP Photo

Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

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