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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 29 May 2023 (approximation): 207030 troops; 3801 tanks; 7467 armored vehicles; 3435 artillery systems; 575 MLRS; 331 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 313 aircraft; 298 helicopters; 6207 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3054 tactical UAVs; 453 special military equipment; 1056 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on May 29, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with cruise missiles and UAVs. Ukrainian defenders shot down 37 out of 40 enemy missiles Kh-101/Kh-555, 29 out of 35 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones, and one Russian reconnaissance UAV. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to the night’s Russian air attack, the fallen debris of downed aerial objects were recorded in Kyiv, the Kyiv region, and the Lviv region. In addition, the enemy targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa and the military facility in the Khmelnytskyi region. There is destruction. There are no casualties. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


In the Bakhmut axis, Russian forces have been replacing the mercenaries from the Wagner group with regular Russian troops to stabilize their defensive positions. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine


On the morning of May 29, Russian troops attacked Kyiv with missiles. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down all enemy targets. Due to an attack, one person in the Podilskyi district was injured and hospitalized. – Kyiv City Military Administration


This morning Russian forces shelled the Pokrovska community in the Dnipropetrovsk region. One woman was killed. 9 people were injured, including an 11-year-old child. A local house was destroyed. The fire broke out, but firefighters extinguished it. – Serhii Lysak, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


On the morning of May 29, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with land-based ballistic and cruise missiles from the Iskander operational-tactical missile systems. Ukrainian defenders shot down 11 out of 11 enemy targets, launched by Russian forces. – Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has imposed new sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The restrictive measures include sectoral special economic and other types of sanctions. – Official website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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