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07:59

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 18 May 2024 (approximation): 491080 troops; 7560 tanks; 14595 armored vehicles; 12639 artillery systems; 1071 MLRS; 801 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 354 aircraft; 326 helicopters; 17169 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 10108 tactical UAVs; 2075 special military equipment; 2203 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:08

At night on May 18, Ukrainian defenders shot down 13 out of 13 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Kharkiv, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk, Mykolaiv, and Vinnytsia regions. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

23:09

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops launched three missile and 38 air strikes, used 404 combat drones, and fired more than 3,000 shots at the positions of Ukrainian forces. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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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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