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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed 27 tank farms in Ukraine. The cost of damage is $227 million. – KSE Institute


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped 271 Ukrainian civilians in the Zaporizhzhia region. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


The Japanese government has frozen the assets of the two biggest Russian banks – the state bank Sberbank and the private bank Alfa-Bank. The new sanctions list also includes the ban on new investments in Russia for Japanese individuals and legal entities, as well as, the ban on the issuance of credits to Russian legal entities. – Japanese news agency Kyodo News


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 12 May (approximation): 26650 troops; 1195 tanks; 2873 armored vehicles; 534 artillery systems; 191 MLRS; 87 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 199 aircraft; 161 helicopters; 2019 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 398 tactical UAVs; 41 special military equipment; 94 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have forcibly deported almost 2 million Ukrainian children from the temporarily occupied territories of the Luhansk and the Donetsk regions to the Russian Federation. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


A high-pressure gas pipeline has been damaged in the Kharkiv region due to an air strike by Russian troops. 17,5 thousand households in 9 settlements have been left without gas. – Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office


The Armenian embassy in Ukraine will reopen in Kyiv on May 23. – Official Facebook page of the embassy


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 6 million Ukrainians have left Ukraine. – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Kharkiv, the Chernihiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, the Poltava, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Kryvyi Rih, and the Zaporizhzhia regions. 13 people have been killed. 41 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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