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The World Bank has provided Ukraine with another grant of €504 million worth. These funds will be used for development in the field of economic recovery. – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 6,2 million Ukrainians have left Ukraine. Most Ukrainians, about 3,3 million, have gone to Poland. – Mary Hakobyan, Deputy Interior Minister of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 18 477 crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 20 May (approximation): 28700 troops; 1263 tanks; 3090 armored vehicles; 596 artillery systems; 200 MLRS; 93 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 204 aircraft; 168 helicopters; 2162 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 460 tactical UAVs; 43 special military equipment; 103 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 232 Ukrainian children have died, 427 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


The European Commission has sent Ukraine the second tranche of macro-financial assistance of €600 million worth. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed more than 11 thousand residential buildings in the Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Over the last two weeks, Russian aggressors deported more than 1 thousand Ukrainian men from Mariupol to a filtration camp in the village of Bezimenne, in the Donetsk region. – Petro Andriushchenko, Advisor to the mayor of Mariupol


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Zhytomyr, the Chernihiv, the Sumy, the Poltava, and the Odesa regions. 42 people have been killed. 71 citizens have been injured, 3 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, the International Transport Forum (ITF) has approved the decision to suspend its cooperation with Russia and Belorussia. – Official website of the British government

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Mykhailo Bakaliuk, 41, a Ukrainian amputee soldier injured during the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia region, uses a machine to learn how to walk with a prosthetic leg. Lviv, September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Bohdan, a Ukrainian soldier from the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis,” keeps practicing playing his musical instrument, a trembita, when he has free time.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

By Andrii Stavnitser / Facebook

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