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On April 24, Russian forces attacked Ukraine with UAVs. In particular, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 6 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones in the eastern direction and 2 enemy Lantset drones, and 1 UAV of the operational-tactical level in the southern direction. – Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Since February 24, 2022, about 2,238 Ukrainian citizens, including 140 civilians, have been released from Russian captivity and returned home. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 9 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 3 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian anti-aircraft missile system and 2 enemy electronic warfare stations. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 10 enemy UAVs of different types. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 25 April 2023 (approximation): 187770 troops; 3688 tanks; 7151 armored vehicles; 2863 artillery systems; 539 MLRS; 291 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5784 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2437 tactical UAVs; 345 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – 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. 3 citizens were killed. 18 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Russian troops shelled Kup’iansk in the Kharkiv region on April 25. A Russian S-300 missile hit the local history museum. 10 civilians were injured. 2 people were killed. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration

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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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