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As of April 25, 2023, due to Russian missile strikes, more than 60 museums and galleries, as well as hundreds of churches in various regions of Ukraine, were destroyed. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 6 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 1 strike on enemy anti-aircraft missile system. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian anti-aircraft missile system and an enemy radar station. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 2 enemy UAVs (Zala and Orlan-10). – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 26 April 2023 (approximation): 188410 troops; 3692 tanks; 7162 armored vehicles; 2877 artillery systems; 539 MLRS; 292 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5792 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2440 tactical UAVs; 352 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 470 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 949 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 406 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,393 were deported. At the same time, 11,708 Ukrainian children were found, and 361 returned home. – Press service of the National Police of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, and Kherson regions. 2 citizens were killed. 16 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


44 Ukrainian POWs were rescued from Russian captivity and returned home. Among them are 42 servicemen and 2 civilians. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office

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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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