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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 16 April 2024 (approximation): 455340 troops; 7189 tanks; 13809 armored vehicles; 11609 artillery systems; 1046 MLRS; 759 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15563 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9277 tactical UAVs; 1908 special military equipment; 2092 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on April 16, Ukrainian defenders shot down 9 out of 9 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Kherson, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk, Cherkasy, and Khmelnytskyi regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Cherkasy, Khmelnytskyi, Kirovohrad, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least three citizens were killed, and nine more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion, approximately 300 Ukrainian citizens have been killed and 667 more have been injured by enemy explosive items. – Ruslan Berehulia, Head of the Department of Environmental Safety and Anti-mine Action, Ministry of Defence of Ukraine


More than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are currently considered missing under extraordinary circumstances. Among them are civilian children and adults, as well as Ukrainian soldiers who were reported missing during hostilities. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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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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