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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 19 April 2024 (approximation): 457830 troops; 7205 tanks; 13852 armored vehicles; 11658 artillery systems; 1046 MLRS; 762 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 347 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15671 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9311 tactical UAVs; 1915 special military equipment; 2096 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on April 19, Ukrainian defenders shot down 14 out of 14 Shahed-136/131 drones, two out of two cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555, 11 out of 12 air missiles Kh-59/Kh-69, two out of six cruise missiles Kh-22, and one enemy bomber Tu-22M3 used by Russian troops to attack different regions of Ukraine. In addition, Russian forces launched two cruise missiles «Iskander-K». – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Ukrainian defenders repelled four Russian attacks on the Orikhiv axis and eleven enemy attacks on the left bank of the Dnipro river. – Operational Command “South”

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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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