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07:00

On April 27, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 65 Russian attacks in the Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 Russian command posts, an enemy anti-aircraft missile system, and a Russian ammunition depot. 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 6 enemy UAVs. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:01

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 28 April 2023 (approximation): 189460 troops; 3694 tanks; 7181 armored vehicles; 2905 artillery systems; 543 MLRS; 294 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5819 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2467 tactical UAVs; 353 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:02

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 471 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 952 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 401 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,393 were deported. At the same time, 11,784 Ukrainian children were found, and 361 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office

11:25

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 21 citizens were killed. 23 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

17:00

On April 28, in Uman, the Cherkasy region, Russia hit the nine-storey building and destroyed the entire section. For now, it is known about 19 dead victims, including 3 children. 18 more people were injured. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine

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On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

People walk past a residential building that was heavily damaged during a Russian shelling in the town of Mykolaivka, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

«Camouflage Art»: an exhibition of the “paintings” created with nets by a volunteer organization in one of the museums in Zaporizhzhia. April 6, 2024.

By Elena Tita

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