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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 road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

By Andrii Stavnitser / Facebook

Oleh came home to his formerly frontline village. This settlement in the Mykolaiv region was destroyed due to Russian military aggression. September 23, 2023.

By David Guttenfelder

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

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