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The Parliament of Sweden has approved the decision to allocate SEK 4,3 billion ($406,7 million) in military aid to Ukraine. In particular, the new military aid package will include anti-tank weapons, demining equipment, NLAW light anti-tank missile systems, as well as Combat Vehicle 90 infantry fighting vehicles. – Press service of the Swedish Parliament


On February 8, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 3 locations with Russian soldiers, 3 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems positions, 2 Russian ammunition depots, and an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 09 February 2023 (approximation): 135010 troops; 3255 tanks; 6468 armored vehicles; 2244 artillery systems; 463 MLRS; 232 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 295 aircraft; 285 helicopters; 5121 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 1967 tactical UAVs; 211 special military equipment; 796 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 10 people were killed. 19 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The Lithuanian government will transfer 36 anti-aircraft missile systems to Ukraine that can be used against Iranian drones. In addition, Lithuania trained 15 Ukrainian instructors to work with these weapons. – Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence

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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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