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00:11

During the last two days, the Armed Forces of Ukraine advanced on the flanks in Bakhmut from 350 m to 2 km in some areas. – Serhii Cherevatyi, Spokesman of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:31

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 16 May 2023 (approximation): 199980 troops; 3762 tanks; 7348 armored vehicles; 3150 artillery systems; 562 MLRS; 316 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 6048 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2732 tactical UAVs; 410 special military equipment; 973 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:18

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 481 Ukrainian children have died, 974 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

10:45

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 7 citizens were killed. 17 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

16:10

The German government transferred to Ukrainian defenders 34 pickups in the last 3 weeks. – Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in 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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