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09:30

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 August 2023 (approximation): 257930 troops; 4358 tanks; 8449 armored vehicles; 5264 artillery systems; 719 MLRS; 489 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7692 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4309 tactical UAVs; 794 special military equipment; 1406 cruise missiles. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:00

Ukrainian troops are advancing along the southern flank around Bakhmut. As of now, 3 more square kilometers have been liberated. In total, 43 square kilometers of Ukrainian land were liberated in this direction since the start of the offensive operations. — Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine

12:15

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 3 people were killed, and 27 civilians were injured by shelling. — Information from Regional Military Administrations

18:00

The first line of the main water pipeline on the “Inhulets – Kriazheve” section was launched. Ukraine started to build it three days after Russia’s terrorist act at the Kakhovka HPP. It is supposed to provide water to a quarter of the population of Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk Region. — Press service of the Ministry of Development of Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure of Ukraine

18:30

The Ukrainian troops are advancing on the Zaporizhzhia axis: on the south-east of Robotyn and south of Mala Tokmachka. In Robotyn, planned combat work is currently taking place. — Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine

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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

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

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