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The British government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of $1,6 billion worth. – Reuters


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 225 Ukrainian children have died, 413 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 08 May (approximation): 25500 troops; 1130 tanks; 2741 armored vehicles; 509 artillery systems; 179 MLRS; 86 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 199 aircraft; 156 helicopters; 1961 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 12 military boats; 360 tactical UAVs; 39 special military equipment; 92 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As a result of Russian troops shelling, one of the high-voltage transmission lines in the Luhansk region was damaged. There is no light in the whole region at the moment. – Press service of the Luhansk regional military administration


Russian occupiers have shelled the Popasnianskyi water utility in the Luhansk region. As a result, about a million local citizens have been left without water. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, more than 216,5 thousand Ukrainian citizens have been left without gas supply. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine


The US government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. The new sanctions list includes: 3 main Russian propaganda channels – Channel One, Russia-1, and NTV; 8 heads of the Russian Sberbank, 27 heads of the Gazprombank, and the Moscow Industrial Bank; about 2,600 Russian and Belarusian officials and military officials; the manufacturer of small arms “Promtechnology”, 7 transport and 1 shipping companies. Moreover, the US government restricts Russia’s access to US financial services and suspends permits to export a number of nuclear materials to Russia. – Press service of the White House


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Mykolaiv, the Luhansk, the Odesa, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Kherson, the Zaporizhzhia, and the Sumy regions. 14 people have been killed. 55 citizens have been injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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