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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 19 May 2024 (approximation): 492290 troops; 7576 tanks; 14630 armored vehicles; 12687 artillery systems; 1074 MLRS; 803 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 354 aircraft; 326 helicopters; 17251 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 10155 tactical UAVs; 2077 special military equipment; 2204 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on May 19, Ukrainian defenders shot down 37 out of 37 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Kyiv, Odesa, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr, Cherkasy, and Kherson regions. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On May 19, Russian forces shelled a recreation area in the Kharkiv region. Due to an enemy attack, at least five people were killed, including a woman who was seven months pregnant. 16 more people were injured, including an 8-year-old child. – Ihor Klymenko, Minister of Internal Affairs 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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