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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have destroyed about 101 objects of youth infrastructure in Ukraine. – Maryna Popatenko, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine


The US government transferred the first tranche of direct budget aid to Ukraine worth $1,2 billion. It is the first tranche of about $10 billion in direct budget support that the United States will provide to Ukraine in the coming months. – Janet Yellen, Secretary of the US Department of the Treasury


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 28 February 2023 (approximation): 149240 troops; 3388 tanks; 6630 armored vehicles; 2383 artillery systems; 478 MLRS; 247 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 300 aircraft; 288 helicopters; 5252 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2051 tactical UAVs; 230 special military equipment; 873 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On February 27, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 2 locations with Russian soldiers, and 2 enemy anti-aircraft defense positions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since September, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have shot down about 650 missiles and 650 Iranian kamikaze drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukrainian territories. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 8,101 deaths and 13,479 injuries to civilians in Ukraine (approximation). – OHCHR


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 1 person was killed. 13 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have forcibly deported more than 16,000 Ukrainian children to the Russian Federation. – Prosecutor General’s Office

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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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