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00:55

The US government officially approved the first batch of Abrams tanks for shipment to Ukraine. The tanks are on track to arrive in Ukraine by early fall. – CNN

07:49

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 August 2023 (approximation): 250800 troops; 4254 tanks; 8278 armored vehicles; 4996 artillery systems; 709 MLRS; 468 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 312 helicopters; 7460 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4158 tactical UAVs; 737 special military equipment; 1377 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:41

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, and Kherson regions. 12 people were killed. 105 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

12:34

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 499 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,092 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,107 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 15,900 Ukrainian children were found, and 386 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

14:00

The British government announced new sanctions on 22 individuals and businesses outside Russia supporting Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, as well as 3 Russian companies importing electronics vital to Russia’s military equipment used in the war against Ukraine. – Official website of the British government

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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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