To News and Stories


Timeline of war
May 16 Logo

Russian occupiers have deported more than 3,000 civilians from Mariupol to a filtration prison in the village of Olenivka in the Donetsk region. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol


The Embassy of India in Ukraine will reopen in Kyiv on May 17. – Daily newspaper Times of India


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 229 Ukrainian children have died, 421 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 16 May (approximation): 27700 troops; 1228 tanks; 2974 armored vehicles; 577 artillery systems; 195 MLRS; 89 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 200 aircraft; 165 helicopters; 2101 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 427 tactical UAVs; 42 special military equipment; 97 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The governments of Ukraine and Japan have signed an agreement to provide Ukraine with a $100 million loan on preferential terms. – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


Russian occupiers have introduced a “filtering” procedure in every temporarily occupied Ukrainian city. More than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens have already passed it. In particular, Ukrainians are interrogated, held in inhumane conditions, humiliated, and tortured. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Russian aggressors have killed about 15 servicewomen and medics at the besieged Azovstal plant in Mariupol. – Vadym Boichenko, Mayor of Mariupol


Due to Russian military aggression, 2,500 consumers in 5 settlements of the Kyiv region remain without electricity supply. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Humanitarian Center of the Kyiv Regional State Administration


A consignment of medicines worth over €100,000 has arrived in Lviv from Latvia. It will be distributed in emergency rooms in hospitals. – Embassy of Latvia in Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Mykolaiv, the Luhansk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Kherson, the Odesa, the Chernihiv, and the Sumy regions. 29 people have been killed. 57 citizens have been injured, 2 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On May 15, Russian occupiers deported about 340 Ukrainian citizens, including 52 children, from Mariupol to Russia. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the mayor of Mariupol


The European Union has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €500 million worth. – Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

War News

See the war

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A soldier of the Ukrainian “Azov” Regiment hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

Ukrainian rescuers from the Kupiansk community train to apply a tourniquet. Currently, on almost all emergency calls, they have to eliminate the consequences of Russian shelling, and often there are casualties. September 14, 2023, the Kharkiv region.

By Oleksandr Stavytskyi / Suspilne Kharkiv

how Ukraine lived before the war Explore peaceful Ukraine