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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 24 October 2023 (approximation): 295510 troops; 5105 tanks; 9669 armored vehicles; 7081 artillery systems; 828 MLRS; 552 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 320 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 9447 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 5363 tactical UAVs; 1006 special military equipment; 1537 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on October 24, Ukrainian defenders shot down 6 out of 6 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, and Mykolaiv regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukrainian defenders continue the counteroffensive operation on the Melitopol axis and have partial success in the areas south of Robotyne, in the Zaporizhzhia region. In addition, over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops hit 8 Russian artillery units, an enemy electronic warfare station, and a Russian pontoon bridge. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 7 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 3 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 2 citizens were killed. 20 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian forces have damaged 1,449 and destroyed 190 medical facilities in Ukraine. – Ministry of Health of Ukraine


The German defense company Rheinmetall and the state concern “Ukrainian Defense Industry” have formed a joint venture. It will carry out maintenance and repair of military equipment supplied by foreign partners to Ukraine. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister 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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