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Due to Russian military actions, there is no running water, gas, electricity, and mobile communication in the Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


The US House of Representatives has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of $40 billion worth. – Reuters


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 226 Ukrainian children have died, 417 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 11 May (approximation): 26350 troops; 1187 tanks; 2856 armored vehicles; 528 artillery systems; 185 MLRS; 87 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 199 aircraft; 160 helicopters; 1997 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 12 military boats; 390 tactical UAVs; 41 special military equipment; 94 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The New Zealand Government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. The new sanctions list includes 8 Russian individuals and legal entities. In particular, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman and the company “Internet Research Agency” are among them. – Press release of the New Zealand Government


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed 101 Ukrainian hospitals and 450 pharmacies. In addition, almost 200 ambulances have been either shot or captured by Russian troops. – Ministry of Health of Ukraine


About 70% of residential buildings in Sievierodonetsk, in the Luhansk region, have been damaged due to the shellings by Russian troops. – Oleksandr Striuk, Head of the Sievierodonetsk City Military Administration


The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided Ukraine with 34 pharmaceutical refrigerators for safe blood storage. – Ministry of Health of Ukraine


The World Bank has approved a decision to provide Ukraine with an average of $200 million a month to pay civil servants and teachers. The total amount claimed is about $1,5 billion. – Roman Yermolychev, Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 1697 servicemen of the National Guard of Ukraine have been injured, and 501 have been killed by Russian aggressors. – Oleksii Nadtochyi, Head of the Operations Office of the Headquarters of the Main Directorate of the National Guard of Ukraine


Ukraine’s physical and economic losses from the war with Russia are currently at least $90 billion. Ukrainian infrastructure and real estate have suffered the most damage – at least $64 billion. – Forbes


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the settlement of Pytomnyk 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 shelled the evacuation convoys 45 times. 33 Ukrainian citizens have been killed, including 5 children. – Oleksii Serhieiev, Head of the Organizational and Analytical Support, and Operational Response Department of the National Police of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of May 11), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 3,496 deaths and 3,760 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Donetsk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kherson, the Kharkiv, and the Poltava regions. 2 people have been killed. 23 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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