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00:25

The Lithuanian government is sending 155mm ammunition for Ukrainian artillery. It will arrive in Ukraine soon. – Official Twitter account of the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania

03:18

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 2,8 million Ukrainian citizens have been deported or forced to go to the Russian Federation. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

07:12

On December 4, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot and 2 Russian command posts, as well as shot down an enemy helicopter Ka-52 and 4 enemy UAVs in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:14

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 05 December (approximation): 91690 troops; 2924 tanks; 5900 armored vehicles; 1914 artillery systems; 395 MLRS; 211 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 281 aircraft; 264 helicopters; 4497 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1582 tactical UAVs; 163 special military equipment; 531 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Bakhmut and Lyman directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:01

At night on December 5, Russian occupiers shelled the city of Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk region. A workshop of an industrial enterprise was destroyed. 1 worker was killed, 3 people were injured and hospitalized in moderate condition. – Press service of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

12:04

Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskyy is the FT’s person of the year 2022. – Official Twitter account of the Financial Times

14:49

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the village of Novosofiivka in the Zaporizhzhia region on December 5. Several private houses were destroyed. 2 citizens were killed. 3 people were injured, including a baby. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

15:31

On December 5, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down a Russian cruise missile in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief

15:37

During today’s Russian missile attacks on Ukraine, critical infrastructure facilities were hit. As a result, there is no electricity in Zhytomyr, some settlements of the Kirovohrad region, some city districts of Kryvyi Rih, and the entire Sumy region. Moreover, there is no running water in some city districts of Kryvyi Rih and Odesa. – Information from the local City councils

16:50

During the massive missile strike on Ukraine on December 5, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 10 Russian cruise missiles in the Poltava region. – Dmytro Lunin, Head of the Poltava Regional Military Administration

18:30

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Sumy, the Kherson, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Chernihiv, the Odesa, the Kirovohrad, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kyiv, and the Zhytomyr regions. 7 people were killed. 11 citizens were injured, including 1 child [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Women from the volunteer center “Zmist” in Poltava make a camouflage net for Ukrainian defenders.

By Elena Tita

Active construction of the fortifications on the second defense lines is currently ongoing in the Sumy and Kharkiv regions.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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