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Over the past 24 hours, the Russians launched 30 air and 7 missile strikes, specifically on civilian infrastructure in the cities of Kostiantynivka, the Donetsk region, and Kharkiv. More than 70 attacks from multiple-launch rocket systems also occurred. Russian troops once again attacked energy infrastructure of Kharkiv using 13 Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones. 11 of them were shot down. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 29 December (approximation): 104560 troops; 3018 tanks; 6047 armored vehicles; 2004 artillery systems; 423 MLRS; 212 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 283 aircraft; 268 helicopters; 4675 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1717 tactical UAVs; 179 special military equipment; 653 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russia launched another massive attack on Ukraine. The air defence forces are working in several regions of Ukraine. – Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In a week, Ukrainian defenders advanced 2.5 km in the direction of Kreminna, the Luhansk region. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the AFU

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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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