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Poland is ready to treat 10,000 Ukrainian servicemen wounded during the war with Russia. – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki


The Russian army in this war will forever go down in world history as one of the most barbaric and inhuman armies in the world. – President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky


Russian aggressors continue to forcibly relocate Ukrainians from temporarily occupied territories to Russia, just as Nazi Germany once did. – Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Serhiy Kyslytsya


In the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, servicemen of the United Forces successfully repelled 10 attacks of the Russian occupants in a day. – United Forces Operation Command


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from February 24 to April 20 (approximate): 20900 servicemen; 815 tanks; 2087 armored vehicles; 391 artillery systems; 136 multiple rocket launchers; 67 anti-aircraft systems; 171 aircraft; 150 helicopters; 1504 military vehicles; 8 military boats/ships; 76 fuel tanks; 165 tactical UAVs; 27 units of special vehicles; 4 SAMs – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.



In Mariupol, the Russians could have used phosphorus bombs, but it is possible that we are also talking about chemical weapons. – Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanik


About 2,000 Ukrainian families from the city of Irpin have become homeless due to hostilities by Russian troops. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Regional Humanitarian Center


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 5 million Ukrainians have gone abroad. In addition, another 7.1 million citizens of Ukraine have moved to another region within Ukraine. – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


The government of Japan has expelled 8 Russian diplomats today. Some Russian diplomats are suspected of espionage. – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)


The Israeli government has decided to provide Ukraine with personal protective equipment for emergency services. – Embassy of Ukraine in the State of Israel


On April 19, Russian aggressors declared a “silent regime” to evacuate civilians from the territory of the Azovstal metallurgical plant, and began shelling the plant area at the same time. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mariupol Mayor


About 120 thousand people are trapped in besieged by Russian troops Mariupol at the moment. Russian occupiers are bombing unarmed civilians and blocking humanitarian aid. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of April 20), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 2,224 deaths and 2,897 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


In the village of Borodianka, in the Kyiv region, rescue workers have pulled 41 dead civilians from the rubble of destroyed residential buildings. – Heorhii Yerk, Acting Head of the Borodianka Village Council


The US government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions list includes the commercial bank Transcapitalbank (TCB) with its international network and the largest Russian mining company Bitriver AG. – The US Department of the Treasure


During the investigation, law enforcement officers have found 9 burials of civilians in liberated from Russian aggressors Borodianka, in the Kyiv region. – Iryna Venediktova, Prosecutor General 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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