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Japan trasnferred 100 military vehicles, including trucks and SUVs, for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office


On May 24, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 28 Russian attacks in the Bakhmut, Lyman, Avdiivka, Kupiansk, and Marinka axes. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 4 Russian ammunition depots, 4 enemy artillery units at the firing position, and a Russian electronic warfare station. 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. Ukrainian defenders also shot down a Russian reconnaissance UAV Orlan-10. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on May 25, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. Ukrainian defenders shot down 36 out of 36 enemy UAVs. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 25 May 2023 (approximation): 205260 troops; 3795 tanks; 7432 armored vehicles; 3359 artillery systems; 570 MLRS; 327 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 309 aircraft; 296 helicopters; 6148 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2907 tactical UAVs; 444 special military equipment; 1015 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Lviv, Chernivtsi, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Odesa, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 1 citizen was killed. 13 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Due to recent Russian shellings, some consumers in more than 24 settlements in the Chernivtsi, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk, Sumy, Kharkiv, Kherson, and Chernihiv regions remain without electricity. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine


106 Ukrainian POWs were rescued from Russian captivity and returned home. Among them are 8 officers, as well as 98 soldiers and sergeants from the Bakhmut axis. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office


The Finnish government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €109 million. In particular, it includes anti-aircraft weapons, ammunition, and other capabilities. – Ministry of Defence of Finland

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A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

By Philip Buehler

A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

Photo from UNICEF Ukraine / Instagram

Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

By Alex Babenko / AP Photo

Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

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