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As of May 14, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1 015 Ukrainian settlements from Russian occupiers. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of May 14), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 3,573 deaths and 3,816 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 227 Ukrainian children have died, 420 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 16 882 crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 14 May (approximation): 27200 troops; 1218 tanks; 2934 armored vehicles; 551 artillery systems; 195 MLRS; 88 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 200 aircraft; 163 helicopters; 2059 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 411 tactical UAVs; 42 special military equipment; 95 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to the military actions of Russian troops, there is no electricity and gas in 88 settlements of the Zaporizhzhia region. – Press service of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


Romanian Embassy in Ukraine reopened in Kyiv today. – Bogdan Aurescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania


Finland’s national network operator Fingrid has confirmed the disruption of Russian electricity supplies to Finland. – Sky News


As of May 14, the Dutch government has frozen more than €640 million in Russian assets. – The official government portal of the Netherlands


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Poltava, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Chernihiv, and the Odesa regions. 1 person has been killed. 15 citizens have been injured, 2 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administration

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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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