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On April 26, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $6 billion. It includes additional ammunition for NASAMS and Patriot air defense systems; counter-UAS equipment and systems; counter-artillery radars; 155mm and 152mm artillery rounds; demolition munitions; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 27 April 2024 (approximation): 465054 troops; 7268 tanks; 13971 armored vehicles; 11905 artillery systems; 1049 MLRS; 775 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 348 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 16019 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 26 military boats; 1 submarine; 9485 tactical UAVs; 1968 special military equipment; 2124 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on April 27, Ukrainian defenders shot down 6 out of 9 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555, 8 out of 9 guided air missiles Kh-59/Kh-69, one out of two cruise missiles Iskander-K, and 6 out 8 cruise missiles Kalibr used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to Russian shellings, in the last 24 hours, three Ukrainian citizens were injured in the Donetsk region. – Vadym Filashkin, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

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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

Residents of the frontline areas of the Donetsk region have their eyesight checked and receive consultations from an ophthalmologist of the volunteer medical mission. Due to constant Russian shellings, local hospitals can’t temporarily provide medical services. April 2024.

By Mykhailo Palinchak

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