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As of May 10, 2023, 385 dead bodies of Ukrainian citizens killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the de-occupied territories of the Donetsk region. There are 309 civilians among the victims of the Russian aggression. – Press service of the Donetsk regional police


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian forces have damaged almost 3,000 and destroyed about 400 educational establishments in Ukraine. – Yevhen Kudriavets, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine for European integration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 11 May 2023 (approximation): 196920 troops; 3740 tanks; 7287 armored vehicles; 3053 artillery systems; 557 MLRS; 310 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5984 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2627 tactical UAVs; 391 special military equipment; 970 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On May 10, Russian troops shelled the settlement of Malokaterynivka in the Zaporizhzhia region from MLRS. Russia once again used prohibited cluster shells. Due to the attack, 8 Ukrainian citizens were injured. Three of them were ambulance workers who responded to a call. Local residents were also injured – three men and two women. They were provided with medical care. – Yurii Malashko, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


The UK government has approved donating long-range Storm Shadow missiles to Ukraine. – Ben Wallace, UK Secretary of State for Defence


On May 11, Russian artillery shelled one of Kherson’s educational establishments. An enemy projectile hit caused a fire, which was extinguished by rescuers. There are no casualties. – Kherson Regional Military Administration

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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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