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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 14 May 2024 (approximation): 485430 troops; 7496 tanks; 14460 armored vehicles; 12515 artillery systems; 1070 MLRS; 798 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 351 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 16907 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9985 tactical UAVs; 2054 special military equipment; 2197 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on May 14, Ukrainian defenders shot down 18 out of 18 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack different regions of Ukraine. In addition, Russian forces launched one ballistic missile Iskander-M. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least two citizens were killed, and eight more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations  


On May 14, Russian forces hit a 12-story residential building in Kharkiv. Due to an enemy attack, at least 15 citizens were injured, including three children. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration 

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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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