To News and Stories


Timeline of war
May 5 Logo

On May 4, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 60 Russian attacks in the Bakhmutskyi, Lymanskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 2 enemy ammunition depots, a Russian electronic warfare station, and 8 locations with Russian troops. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 4 enemy Lantset drones. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On May 5, Russian troops attacked the Dnipropetrovsk region with UAVs. In particular, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russia. In addition, the city of Nikopol in the Dnipropetrovsk region came under Russian artillery fire. Due to the shellings, 10 private houses, an outbuilding, a power line, and 2 gas pipelines were damaged in the city. There are no casualties. – Serhii Lysak, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 5 May 2023 (approximation): 193210 troops; 3710 tanks; 7224 armored vehicles; 2978 artillery systems; 550 MLRS; 304 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5916 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2540 tactical UAVs; 373 special military equipment; 947 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of May 5, due to Russian shellings, some Ukrainian consumers in the Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, and Kherson regions remain without electricity supply. In addition, there is also a power outage in the Kyiv region. In particular, more than 18,000 consumers are currently without electricity supply in the Irpin district. At the same time, energy workers have been working to restore the electricity supply. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine


Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 80 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories


President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, met today with Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani. This was Al Zayani’s first visit to Ukraine since the two countries established diplomatic relations back in July 1992. – Presidential Office of Ukraine


On May 5, Russian forces shelled Sloviansk and Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region with S-300 missiles. The infrastructure of local industrial enterprises was damaged. There are no casualties. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

War News

See the war

A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

By Philip Buehler

A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

Photo from UNICEF Ukraine / Instagram

Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

By Alex Babenko / AP Photo

Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

how Ukraine lived before the war Explore peaceful Ukraine