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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 17 May 2024 (approximation): 489870 troops; 7547 tanks; 14552 armored vehicles; 12603 artillery systems; 1071 MLRS; 800 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 353 aircraft; 326 helicopters; 17104 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 10073 tactical UAVs; 2062 special military equipment; 2200 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on May 17, Ukrainian defenders shot down 20 out of 20 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Kharkiv, Poltava, Odesa, Mykolaiv, and Vinnytsia regions. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Vinnytsia, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least four citizens were killed, and 20 more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations  


Lithuania has transferred additional ammunition, anti-drone equipment, and combat UAVs to Ukraine as part of the new military aid package. – Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania.

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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