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On November 20, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $100 million. It includes Stinger anti-aircraft missiles; one High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) and additional ammunition; 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds; Javelin and AT-4 anti-armor systems; as well as other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 November 2023 (approximation): 319820 troops; 5439 tanks; 10174 armored vehicles; 7752 artillery systems; 899 MLRS; 588 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 323 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10134 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 5771 tactical UAVs; 1098 special military equipment; 1564 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on November 21, Ukrainian defenders shot down 9 out of 10 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones and one enemy cruise missile Iskander-K. Russian troops also used four anti-aircraft-guided missiles S-300 on the Donetsk axis to attack the Ukrainian territories. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 504 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,146 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 2,201 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 387 Ukrainian children were returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 5 citizens were killed. 10 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


At least 10,000 Ukrainian civilians, including more than 560 children, have been killed, and over 18,500 have been injured since Russia started its full-scale war against Ukraine on February 24, 2022. – United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU)


Germany will provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €1,3 billion worth. In particular, it includes 4 air defense systems IRIS-T SLM, 155mm artillery rounds, anti-tank mines, and other weapons. – Boris Pistorius, Federal Minister of Defense of Germany

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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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