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The Canadien government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new humanitarian aid package of $30 million worth. – Office of the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau


The Japanese government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. The new sanctions list includes 70 Russian companies and more than 130 Russian officials, including Mikhail Mishustin, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Rashyd Nurhaliiev, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council, and many others. Moreover, Tokyo has imposed export sanctions on Russian companies in the defense sector – the Almaz-Antey concern, the Tactical Missiles Corporation, the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute Etalon, etc. – Reuters


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 226 Ukrainian children have died, 416 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 10 May (approximation): 26000 troops; 1170 tanks; 2808 armored vehicles; 519 artillery systems; 185 MLRS; 87 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 199 aircraft; 158 helicopters; 1980 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 12 military boats; 380 tactical UAVs; 41 special military equipment; 94 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


44 bodies of dead civilians have been found under the rubble of a destroyed residential building by Russian occupiers in Izium, in the Kharkiv region. – Oleh Synehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The Embassy of Greece in Ukraine reopens in Kyiv today. – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece


Russian occupiers forcibly deported about 400 Ukrainian citizens, including 70 children, from Mariupol yesterday. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol


The Embassy of Germany in Ukraine reopens in Kyiv. First time the embassy will work in a limited mode. – Annalena Baerbock, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1003 Ukrainian settlements from Russian aggressors for today. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Adviser to the Head of the President’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have destroyed 116 religious buildings in Ukraine. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra has officially opened the Netherlands embassy in Kyiv. – NOS


The French government has sent the third convoy of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. It includes 13 fire trucks and ambulances, as well as, 120 tons of humanitarian aid. The total value of the equipment is €2.7 million. – Embassy of Ukraine in France


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the settlements of Cherkaski Tyshky, Ruski Tyshky, Rubizhne, and Bairak in the Kharkiv region. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have fired more than 2000 missiles at Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Odesa, the Sumy, the Luhansk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Mykolaiv, and the Chernihiv regions. 21 people have been killed. 47 citizens have been injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Mykhailo Bakaliuk, 41, a Ukrainian amputee soldier injured during the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia region, uses a machine to learn how to walk with a prosthetic leg. Lviv, September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Bohdan, a Ukrainian soldier from the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis,” keeps practicing playing his musical instrument, a trembita, when he has free time.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

By Andrii Stavnitser / Facebook

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