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On July 4, the Dutch government announced the provision of the second comprehensive package of support to Ukraine in 2023, worth more than €118 million. These funds will be used for humanitarian needs and economic assistance to Ukraine. – Official website of the Dutch government


Russian occupiers have been forcing Ukrainian citizens in the temporarily occupied territories of the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions to obtain Russian passports. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine


On July 4, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a location with Russian troops and military equipment, 4 enemy ammunition depots, 18 Russian artillery units at the firing positions, 3 enemy means of air defense, and 2 Russian electronic warfare stations. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 13 strikes on locations with Russian troops. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 5 enemy reconnaissance UAVs. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 5 July 2023 (approximation): 231700 troops; 4062 tanks; 7917 armored vehicles; 4288 artillery systems; 656 MLRS; 395 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 309 helicopters; 6865 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3614 tactical UAVs; 598 special military equipment; 1264 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 494 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,048 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 671 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,493 were deported. At the same time, 14,501 Ukrainian children were found, and 380 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 citizens were killed. 49 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Over the past day, Ukrainian artillery units carried out 1,541 fire missions in the Tavriia axis. The losses of Russian troops killed and wounded amounted to more than two companies. In addition, 25 units of enemy military equipment were destroyed. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops

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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

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

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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