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Ukraine received the second tranche of $890 million in financial aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Ukrainian forces have shot down more than three thousand Russian air targets. Among them are more than 180 aircraft, more than 130 helicopters, almost 40 ballistic and more than a thousand Russian cruise missiles, as well as more than 1,600 UAVs of various types. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


On July 3, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 locations with Russian troops, 26 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, 3 Russian means of air defense, and an enemy electronic warfare station. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 16 strikes on locations with Russian troops. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 16 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 4 July 2023 (approximation): 231030 troops; 4059 tanks; 7908 armored vehicles; 4252 artillery systems; 647 MLRS; 394 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 309 helicopters; 6843 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3602 tactical UAVs; 590 special military equipment; 1264 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to yesterday’s Russian drone attack on Sumy, 3 people were killed, and 21 were injured. 4 victims remain in hospitals. – Oleksandr Lysenko, Mayor of Sumy


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 7 citizens were killed. 35 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On July 4, Russian forces shelled the city of Pervomaiskyi in the Kharkiv region. Due to an attack, 31 people, including 10 children, were injured. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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