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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 November 2023 (approximation): 307640 troops; 5301 tanks; 9996 armored vehicles; 7439 artillery systems; 872 MLRS; 572 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 322 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 9814 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 5567 tactical UAVs; 1054 special military equipment; 1556 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The counteroffensive operations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the Melitopol and Bakhmut axes are ongoing. In addition, over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops hit 7 Russian artillery units, 2 enemy command posts, a Russian fuel depot, two enemy radar stations, and a Russian electronic warfare station. In addition, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 17 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 4 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The French government intends to allocate an additional €200 million to the Ukraine Support Fund within the new strategy to acquire more military equipment for the Ukrainian army. – Sébastien Lecornu, French Defence Minister


The European Commission recommends that the Council opens accession negotiations with Ukraine. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 5 citizens were killed. 5 more people were 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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