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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have damaged 2,208 residential buildings in Mariupol. 50% of them are destroyed. – Vadym Boichenko, Mayor of Mariupol


On May 9, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 46 Russian attacks in the Bakhmutskyi, Lymanskyi, Avdiivskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 2 enemy artillery units at the firing position, and a Russian electronic warfare station. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 8 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 2 strikes on the positions of the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 10 May 2023 (approximation): 196310 troops; 3736 tanks; 7275 armored vehicles; 3039 artillery systems; 555 MLRS; 308 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5974 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2624 tactical UAVs; 389 special military equipment; 970 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On the evening of May 9, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. Ukrainian defenders shot down 3 enemy UAVs in the eastern direction. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to recent Russian shellings, some consumers in the Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Kharkiv, Kherson, and Chernihiv regions remain without electricity. At the same time, the energy workers, despite the difficult security situation, continues to restore energy supply. In the last 24 hours, they restored the electricity supply to 8,000 Ukrainian consumers. Most of them are from the Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk regions. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, there were 28 Russian attacks and 524 enemy shellings in the Bakhmutskyi direction. The Armed Forces of Ukraine eliminated 203 Russian invaders, another 216 were wounded, and five more were captured. – Serhii Cherevatyi, Spokesman of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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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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