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07:45

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 12 April 2024 (approximation): 451730 troops; 7146 tanks; 13698 armored vehicles; 11486 artillery systems; 1042 MLRS; 755 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15339 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9161 tactical UAVs; 1888 special military equipment; 2087 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:55

At night on April 12, Ukrainian defenders shot down 16 out of 17 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Mykolaiv, Odesa, Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk, Vinnytsia, and Khmelnytskyi regions. In addition, Russian forces launched one guided air missile Kh-59. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:07

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

12:00

Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 99 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War

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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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