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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of May 29), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 4,074 deaths and 4,826 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 243 Ukrainian children have died, 446 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 31 May (approximation): 30500 troops; 1358 tanks; 3302 armored vehicles; 649 artillery systems; 207 MLRS; 93 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 208 aircraft; 174 helicopters; 2275 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 515 tactical UAVs; 48 special military equipment; 120 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On May 30, Russian occupiers deported about 320 Ukrainian citizens, including 32 children, from Mariupol to a filtration camp in the village of Bezimenne, in the Donetsk region. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the mayor of Mariupol


Charitable organizations from Italy and Germany have donated 6 ambulances to medical institutions in Rivne. – Vitalii Koval, Head of the Rivne Regional Military Administration


The Canadian government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions list includes Alina Kabaieva, who is alleged to have a close personal relationship with Putin, as well as, 2 daughters of Russian businessman Mikhail Fridman. Moreover, Management Company of the Russian Direct Investment Fund JSC, RVC Management Company LLC, Russian Agricultural Bank JSC, and Investtradebank JSC have been sanctioned. – Official website of the Canadian government


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Sumy, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, and the Chernihiv regions. 21 people have been killed, 1 child is among them. 56 citizens have been injured, 3 children are among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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