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Russian troops have destroyed 90% of the Kharkiv region’s private houses, schools, and kindergartens. Due to Russian military actions, there is no electricity and gas. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The Swedish Embassy will reopen in Kyiv on Wednesday, May 4. – Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 220 Ukrainian children have died, 406 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Russian occupiers have stolen agricultural equipment from the American manufacturer John Deere in the city of Melitopol, in the Zaporizhzhia region. The company has blocked it from using GPS devices remotely. – CNN


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 03 May (approximation): 24200 troops; 1062 tanks; 2567 armored vehicles; 475 artillery systems; 162 MLRS; 80 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 194 aircraft; 155 helicopters; 1843 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 10 military boats; 291 tactical UAVs; 38 special military equipment; 84 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


A mass grave with 2 dead civilian victims of Russian aggressors with gunshot wounds and signs of torture has been found in the Mykolaiv region. – Mykolaiv regional prosecutor’s office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have either destroyed or damaged 86 religious establishments in Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


The Israeli government has decided to increase humanitarian and military aid to Ukraine. – Israeli newspaper Haaretz


The Embassy of Cyprus in Ukraine reopens in Kyiv on May 3. – Official Facebook page of the embassy


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of May 3), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 3,193 deaths and 3,353 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


290 bodies of dead civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in Irpin, in the Kyiv region. – Oleksandr Markushyn, Mayor of Irpin


As of May 3, Russian aggressors have deported almost 40 thousand Ukrainian citizens from Mariupol, the Donetsk region, to the Russian Federation or the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic. – Vadym Boichenko, Mayor of Mariupol


The British government has sent 13 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine to evacuate civilians from the temporarily occupied territories. The equipment will arrive in Ukraine within a few days. – Reuters


There are more than 40 seriously wounded Ukrainian soldiers on the territory of the Azovstal metallurgical plant, in Mariupol. They need to be evacuated. – Iryna Vereshchuk, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, the Odesa, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, the Lviv, the Kirovohrad, the Vinnytsia, and the Kyiv regions. 37 people have been killed. 41 civilians have been injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

Broken power lines. Russia continues to terrorize people in Ukraine by targeting critical infrastructure and causing blackouts across the country.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

Once again, Kyiv experienced power outages after Russia’s massive attack on critical infrastructure across Ukraine. November 23, 2022.

By Vladyslav Sodel / Reuters

In Kyiv, three people were killed and 11 were injured in the Russian missile attack on November 23, 2022.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Consequences of a Russian missile attack on a high-rise building in the Kyiv region. November 23, 2022.

By Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief

The first train from Kyiv arrived in Kherson after the city was liberated from Russian occupation. November 19, 2022.

By Dmytro Larin / Ukrainska Pravda

The first train from Kyiv arrived in Kherson after the city was liberated from Russian occupation. November 19, 2022.

By Dmytro Larin / Ukrainska Pravda

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