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00:40

On April 19, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $325 million. It includes additional ammunition for HIMARS; 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds; Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW) missiles; AT-4 anti-armor weapon systems; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense

07:19

On April 19, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled more than 55 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, Shakhtarskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, and 2 enemy ammunition depots. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

07:45

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 20 April 2023 (approximation): 184420 troops; 3667 tanks; 7120 armored vehicles; 2825 artillery systems; 539 MLRS; 285 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 293 helicopters; 5707 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2386 tactical UAVs; 332 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:16

On April 19, Russian forces attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 21 enemy UAVs out of 26. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:25

The Netherlands and Denmark will hand over 14 Leopard 2A4 tanks to Ukraine. – Kajsa Ollongren, Minister of Defence of the Netherlands

12:04

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 1 citizen was killed. 8 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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