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Baltic energy system operators – Estonia’s Elering, Latvia’s Augstsprieguma tīkls (AST), and Lithuania’s Litgrid – have signed an agreement to stop buying electricity from Russia. – Press service of the AST


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 261 Ukrainian children have died, 463 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 22,678 crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 03 June (approximation): 30950 troops; 1367 tanks; 3366 armored vehicles; 661 artillery systems; 207 MLRS; 95 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 210 aircraft; 175 helicopters; 2329 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 535 tactical UAVs; 51 special military equipment; 121 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The US Department of Commerce has imposed new export sanctions against another 70 Russian companies. In particular, the updated sanctions list includes Ak Bars Holding Company, JSC “Rubin”, the Gazprom Neft Shelf LLC, JSC “Voentelecom”, the Belarusian JSC “Eleron”, and many others. – Official website of the White House


6 bodies of dead civilians have been found under the rubble of a destroyed residential building by Russian occupiers in Mariupol. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 5,3 million Ukrainians have left Ukraine and gone to EU member countries. – European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed more than 370 objects of the cultural heritage of Ukraine. – Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine


As of June 03, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1,017 Ukrainian settlements from Russian occupiers. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


The European Union has abolished all duties and fees on Ukrainian exports to the European market for 12 months. – Miriam Garcia, EU Commission Spokesperson for Trade and Agriculture


As of June 03, 1,314 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Donetsk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Luhansk, the Sumy, the Chernihiv, the Mykolaiv, and the Kharkiv regions. 5 people have been killed. 13 citizens have been injured, 2 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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