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As of May 26, the European Union has frozen about €23 billion in Russian central bank assets. – Reuters


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have either destroyed or damaged about 60 Ukrainian libraries. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 240 Ukrainian children have died, 436 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 26 May (approximation): 29600 troops; 1315 tanks; 3235 armored vehicles; 617 artillery systems; 201 MLRS; 93 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 206 aircraft; 170 helicopters; 2225 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 502 tactical UAVs; 47 special military equipment; 114 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of May 26, Russian aggressors have forcibly deported more than 238 thousand Ukrainian children to the Russian Federation. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Due to Russian military aggression in the Kharkiv region, there is no light in 400 settlements, and there is no gas in 100 settlements. – Press service of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


As of May 26, 1,303 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of May 26), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 3,998 deaths and 4,693 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Khmelnytskyi, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, and the Kharkiv regions. 24 people have been killed. 42 citizens have been injured, 2 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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