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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 13 March 2023 (approximation): 159800 troops; 3474 tanks; 6774 armored vehicles; 2503 artillery systems; 493 MLRS; 259 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 304 aircraft; 289 helicopters; 5354 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2109 tactical UAVs; 251 special military equipment; 907 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled the Kutsurubska community in the Mykolaiv region on March 13. 2 people were killed. 3 citizens were injured, including a 7-year-old child. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 464 Ukrainian children have died, 934 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 366 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 16,226 were deported. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


On March 12, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 102 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, Marinskyi, and Shakhtarskyi directions. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 6 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 1 strike on the position of the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile system. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 2 enemy ammunition depots, and a Russian fuel and lubricants warehouse. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Ukrainian sappers have defused 332,030 explosive items, including 2,191 aerial bombs. – Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 11 citizens were injured. 2 people were killed. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The European Council prolonged the restrictive measures against Russian representatives responsible for undermining or threatening Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty, and independence until 15 September 2023. In particular, sanctions will continue to apply to 1 473 Russian individuals and 205 entities. Restrictive measures include travel restrictions for natural persons, the freezing of assets, and a ban on making funds or other economic resources available to the listed individuals and entities. – Official website of the European Council

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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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