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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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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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