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03:03

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped 280 Ukrainian civilians in the Zaporizhzhia region. – Press service of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration

03:31

Due to the military actions of Russian troops, as of May 18, almost 200 thousand Ukrainian consumers have no gas supply. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine

06:44

The Australian Government has imposed new sanctions on Russian officials and entities who have supported the Russian military aggression in Ukraine. The new sanctions list includes the Russian private military company “Wagner, and the Belarusian defense enterprises, such as Industrial-Commercial Private Unitary Enterprise Minotor-Service and OJSC KB Radar-Managing Company of Radar Systems Holding. Besides, 4 individuals being sanctioned for supporting the aggression are Aleksandr Chupriyan, Sergei Korolyov, Nikolay Bogdanovsky, and Illia Kyva. – Marise Payne, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs

08:14

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 229 Ukrainian children have died, 424 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

09:35

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 18 May (approximation): 28300 troops; 1251 tanks; 3043 armored vehicles; 586 artillery systems; 199 MLRS; 91 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 202 aircraft; 167 helicopters; 2137 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 441 tactical UAVs; 43 special military equipment; 102 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

14:11

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed more than 4 500 residential buildings in the Kyiv region. – Kyiv Regional Military Administration

16:43

Due to the military actions of Russian troops, there is no light in the whole Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration

17:20

As of May 18, 1,288 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief

18:49

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the village of Dementiivka in the Kharkiv region. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

19:56

The Czech government has sent its Soviet tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Instead, the Czech Republic will receive 15 Leopard 2A4 tanks from the German government. – Suddeutche Zeitung

20:14

US Embassy in Ukraine reopens in Kyiv today. – Reuters

21:18

In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Odesa, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Kherson, the Donetsk, and the Chernihiv regions. 23 people have been killed, 1 child is among them. 35 citizens have been injured, 3 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

The eyes of Ukrainian defenders.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

After retreating from Kherson, Russian forces began to shell the residential areas of the city. Dozens of people wounded or killed.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

13-year-old Hlib in the center of Kherson just a day after the liberation.

By Andras D. Hajdu / NRK

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