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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 16 May 2024 (approximation): 488460 troops; 7529 tanks; 14538 armored vehicles; 12565 artillery systems; 1070 MLRS; 798 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 351 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 17048 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 10028 tactical UAVs; 2062 special military equipment; 2200 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


New Zealand has announced further sanctions on 28 Russian individuals and 14 entities providing military and strategic support for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. – Official website of the New Zealand Government


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least three citizens were killed, and 41 more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations  


Due to a Russian airstrike on the city center in Kherson on May 15, twenty one Ukrainian citizens were injured. – Kherson 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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