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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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Ukrainian soldiers prepare a UAV for a launch to attack the positions of Russian forces at night.

Photo from the 36 Separate Marine Brigade named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilynskyi

A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

A man rides past a residential multi-story building damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

“Valentynka” (greeting card on St. Valentine’s Day) in the middle of broken glass on the floor of a school damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

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