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07:35

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 9 April 2024 (approximation): 449250 troops; 7110 tanks; 13620 armored vehicles; 11386 artillery systems; 1039 MLRS; 753 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15181 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9033 tactical UAVs; 1868 special military equipment; 2065 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:41

At night on April 9, Ukrainian defenders shot down 20 out of 20 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Odesa, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava, Vinnytsia, and Lviv regions. In addition, Russian forces launched four anti-aircraft guided missiles S-300. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:20

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Zhytomyr, Poltava, Vinnytsia, Lviv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least five citizens were killed and 27 more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

11:51

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has been investigating 27 criminal proceedings for the execution of Ukrainian prisoners of war committed by Russian occupiers. In total, Russian soldiers have already executed 54 Ukrainian defenders. – Yurii Bielousov, Head of the Department for Combating Crimes at the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine

16:05

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have either damaged or destroyed 1,046 monuments of the cultural heritage of Ukraine. – Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine

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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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