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On April 6, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled more than 40 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 6 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 Russian fuel and lubricants warehouses and an enemy electronic warfare station. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 3 Russian UAVs (Orlan-10, Supercam, and Lantset-3) and 3 enemy-guided aerial bombs. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 07 April 2023 (approximation): 177110 troops; 3633 tanks; 7016 armored vehicles; 2722 artillery systems; 533 MLRS; 281 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 306 aircraft; 292 helicopters; 5587 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2291 tactical UAVs; 304 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 12 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


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, 378 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,544 were deported. At the same time, 11,090 Ukrainian children were found, and 328 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

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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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