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06:30

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

08:32

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

08:46

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

13:30

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

15:00

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

17:30

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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An aerial view of the flooded city of Kherson. June 6, 2023.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

An elderly woman with her dogs in Kherson. This city was partially flooded after Russia blew up the dam of the Kakhovka HPP. June 6, 2023.

By Yevhenii Maloletka

Ukrainian boys ride their bicycles through the flooded street in Kherson. This city was affected after Russia blew up the dam of the Kakhovka HPP. June 6, 2023.

By Yevhenii Maloletka

Ukrainian rescuers help evacuate elderly citizens in Kherson. After Russia blew up the dam of the Kakhovka HPP, the city in the South of Ukraine was partially flooded. June 6, 2023.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A woman with a dog walks through the flooded street in Kherson. June 6, 2023.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A bus stop that is now also a shrine to the victims of Russia’s strike in January. Dnipro, the Dnipropetrovsk region.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

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