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On April 5, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled more than 60 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In particular, the settlements of Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka remain at the epicenter of hostilities. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 17 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 Russian command posts, 3 enemy ammunition depots, 3 positions of Russian air defense, and 4 enemy electronic warfare stations. Ukrainian defenders also shot down a Russian Ka-52 helicopter and Orlan and Supercam UAVs. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 06 April 2023 (approximation): 176630 troops; 3631 tanks; 7013 armored vehicles; 2714 artillery systems; 532 MLRS; 281 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 306 aircraft; 292 helicopters; 5574 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2287 tactical UAVs; 302 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 467 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 944 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 381 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,544 were deported. At the same time, 11,061 Ukrainian children were found, and 328 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The Lithuanian government will provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €41 million. It will consist of sent equipment, new acquisitions, and contributions to international funds. – Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence

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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

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