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06:15

On May 11, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 44 Russian attacks in the Bakhmutskyi, Lymanskyi, Avdiivskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 11 Russian command posts, 19 locations with Russian troops, an enemy ammunition depot, a Russian fuel and lubricants warehouse, 9 enemy artillery units at the firing position, and a Russian anti-aircraft missile system. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 14 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 9 Russian UAVs of various types. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

06:47

The US government plans to transfer M1 Abrams tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine in early autumn 2023. – Lloyd Austin, US Secretary of Defense

08:37

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 12 May 2023 (approximation): 197670 troops; 3745 tanks; 7295 armored vehicles; 3068 artillery systems; 559 MLRS; 312 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5996 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2636 tactical UAVs; 393 special military equipment; 970 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:45

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 480 Ukrainian children have died, 968 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

10:45

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Cherkasy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 citizens were killed. 22 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

14:36

On May 12, Russian troops shelled the Kakhovskyi district in the Kherson region. An enemy shell hit the private house. Two women were killed. Another local resident was injured and hospitalized. – Kherson Regional Prosecutor’s Office

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On April 22, 2024, Russia hit the Kharkiv TV tower with a Kh-59 missile. As a result, there is no digital broadcast signal in Kharkiv and nearby settlements.

Photo from Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

On April 22, 2024, Russia hit the Kharkiv TV tower with a Kh-59 missile. As a result, there is no digital broadcast signal in Kharkiv and nearby settlements.

Photo from Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

Women from the volunteer center “Zmist” in Poltava make a camouflage net for Ukrainian defenders.

By Elena Tita

Active construction of the fortifications on the second defense lines is currently ongoing in the Sumy and Kharkiv regions.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

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