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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 April 2024 (approximation): 460260 troops; 7236 tanks; 13904 armored vehicles; 11736 artillery systems; 1046 MLRS; 768 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 348 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 15812 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9384 tactical UAVs; 1934 special military equipment; 2117 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on April 22, Ukrainian defenders shot down 5 out of 7 Shahed-136/131 drones and one reconnaissance UAV, “Orlan-10,” used by Russian troops to attack the Odesa region. In addition, Russian forces launched three anti-aircraft-guided missiles S-300 / S-400. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least one citizen was killed and nine more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The next meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group (“Ramstein” format) will be held on Friday, April 26. One of the main topics for discussion will be providing Ukraine with weapons, ammunition, and financial assistance. – Kajsa Ollongren, Minister of Defence of the Netherlands

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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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