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At night on April 6, Ukrainian defenders shot down 28 out of 32 Shahed-136/131 drones, two out of two cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555, and one cruise missile Kalibr used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 6 April 2024 (approximation): 446690 troops; 7057 tanks; 13497 armored vehicles; 11262 artillery systems; 1032 MLRS; 749 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 14992 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 8895 tactical UAVs; 1854 special military equipment; 2060 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of April 2024, about 36 million tons of cargo, including 25 million tons of Ukrainian agricultural products, were exported through the Ukrainian sea corridor established after Russia withdrew from the Grain Initiative in July 2023. During this time, 1,286 vessels used this sea route. – Ministry for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine

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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

Residents of the frontline areas of the Donetsk region have their eyesight checked and receive consultations from an ophthalmologist of the volunteer medical mission. Due to constant Russian shellings, local hospitals can’t temporarily provide medical services. April 2024.

By Mykhailo Palinchak

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