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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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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

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