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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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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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