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07:27

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 03 May 2024 (approximation): 472140 troops; 7354 tanks; 14129 armored vehicles; 12102 artillery systems; 1053 MLRS; 786 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 348 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 16266 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9580 tactical UAVs; 1993 special military equipment; 2126 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:55

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 546 Ukrainian children have been killed and 1,319 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

10:13

Over the past day, about 134 combat engagements took place on the frontline. In addition, Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on eleven concentrations of Russian troops and one enemy anti-aircraft missile system. Ukrainian missile forces also hit two Russian ammunition depots, one enemy air defense system, and two Russian artillery systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:17

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least three citizens were killed and fifteen more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations  

15:34

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have destroyed or damaged more than 250,000 Ukrainian residential buildings, up to 4,000 schools, and more than a thousand hospitals. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

17:15

During the last month, 444 cases of the usage of chemical ammunition by Russian troops were recorded. – Command of the Support Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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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

Residents of the frontline areas of the Donetsk region have their eyesight checked and receive consultations from an ophthalmologist of the volunteer medical mission. Due to constant Russian shellings, local hospitals can’t temporarily provide medical services. April 2024.

By Mykhailo Palinchak

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