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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 7 April 2024 (approximation): 447510 troops; 7074 tanks; 13551 armored vehicles; 11316 artillery systems; 1036 MLRS; 749 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15071 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 8956 tactical UAVs; 1864 special military equipment; 2064 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to Russian shellings, in the last 24 hours, five Ukrainian citizens were killed and three more were injured in the Donetsk region. – Vadym Filashkin, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


At night on April 7, Ukrainian defenders shot down 17 out of 17 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, and Poltava regions. In addition, Russian forces launched one ballistic missile Iskander-M and one guided air missile Kh-31. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian soldiers shot three unarmed Ukrainian prisoners of war near the village of Krynky in the Kherson region. – Prosecutor General’s Office 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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