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Highlights for May 12, 2022:

1. Kharkiv region. Russian occupiers shelled the town of Derhachi, killing two civilians and destroying several buildings, including humanitarian headquarters. The same day, Kharkiv Airport sustained damage due to a missile attack.
2. Chernihiv region. The occupiers attacked the town of Novhorod-Siversky from the air, killing three and injuring 19 civilians. Several civilian facilities, including a boarding school, hostel, administrative buildings and private houses, were destroyed.
3. Kyiv region. CNN published video footage of russian soldiers shooting two unarmed Ukrainian civilians in the back, killing them. The crime took place on March 16 near Kyiv.
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Highlights for May 11, 2022:

1. Donetsk region. Near the town of Sloviansk, the occupiers damaged an ammonium nitrate storage facility. Currently, the situation is under control. Overall, 22 civilian facilities sustained damage in the region over the course of just one day.
2. Poltava region. Russian occupiers conducted a missile attack on a civilian facility. The number of victims has not been confirmed.
3. Kharkiv region. In a missile attack on the settlement of Lozivske, one person died and an agricultural facility was razed to the ground.
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Daughter’s Fight to Save Mom

Yuliia Paievska, nicknamed Taira, is a Ukrainian activist and founder of volunteer combat medical unit ‘Taira’s Angels’ who was awarded the Hero of Ukraine medal for her immense contribution.
Yuliia is a civilian, not a combatant, but she was taken prisoner by the russians on March 16 in Mariupol. Since then, russia has refused to acknowledge the fact of her abduction and to include her in a war prisoner exchange.
Yuliia’s detention violates the provisions of international humanitarian law on treatment of civilian persons, so the medic’s daughter, a para-athlete just like her mother, reached out to international officials at the Invictus Games held in The Hague.
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Highlights for May 10, 2022:

1. Luhansk region. In the village of Shypilove, bombarded by the russians three days ago, 11 people remain under the rubble. The police have not been able to conduct a search and rescue operation due to constant shelling.
Also in the Luhansk region, the russian occupiers destroyed a major gas pipeline, leaving 15,000 residents of Sievierodonetsk without gas.
2. Donetsk region. In the course of recent aerial bombardments, Azovstal field hospital was destroyed for the second time: 11 wounded servicemen died in the attack. Conditions at the hospital are dire as combat medics lost most of their supplies.
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Highlights for April 17, 2022:

1. Kharkiv region. A Russian missile destroyed World Central Kitchen in Kharkiv: there are wounded. Also, several residential neighborhoods and civilian facilities were shelled in the city: at least 18 dead, over 30 wounded.
2. Luhansk region. Evacuation from Lysychansk was disrupted due to constant shelling. The Cathedral of Christ's Nativity in Sievierodonetsk and the towns of Kreminna and Novodruzhesk were shelled from heavy artillery weapons on Palm Sunday.
3. Donetsk region and Mariupol. Over 100,000 residents are trapped in the besieged Mariupol without water, food or medical assistance. Survivors are suffering from unsanitary conditions and infectious diseases.
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Highlights for April 16, 2022:

1. Overnight, residential neighborhoods in Sievierodonetsk and Lysychank, Luhansk region, were shelled by Russian troops: 1 dead, 3 wounded. The occupiers violated safe passage agreements in Lysychansk: all evacuation efforts were halted.
2. Russian forces carried out a missile attack on civilian facilities in Kyiv: 1 person was killed and several were severely wounded.
3. In Mykolaiv, a Russian missile hit an oncology center. Within 24 hours, 39 people were wounded due to Russian shelling and missile attacks in the Mykolaiv region.
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Highlights for April 15, 2022:

1. The occupiers shelled evacuation buses in the Kharkiv region: 7 people died, 27 were wounded. Also, in Kharkiv a residential neighborhood was attacked. Ten people were killed, including a 7-month-old baby; 35 people were wounded. Image
2. According to the Kyiv Region Chief of National Police, over 900 bodies of civilians murdered by Russian troops had been found in the region as of April 15.
3. Residential buildings and a post office in the Mykolayiv region were shelled with cluster munition: 5 dead, 15 wounded.
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Highlights for the 5th of April, 2022:

1. In the Dnipropetrovsk region, the Russian military forces fired from the air at an oil depot, destroying it. Also hit the plant, which led to a large-scale fire.
2. According to special services, Russian occupants are preparing for a large-scale provocation in Mariupol, to blame Ukraine for the murder of civilians.

3. Three tortured civilians were already found in the Konotopsk district of the Sumy region.
4. Russian troops have hit a nitric acid tank in Luhansk Region. It is dangerous when inhaled, swallowed, and in contact with skin and mucous membranes.

5. The Russian servicemen who killed and tortured people in Bucha are being returned to the front line of Ukraine.
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The United Nations' cultural agency, UNESCO, says at least 53 culturally important sites have been damaged since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. The damaged sites include 29 churches, 16 historical buildings, four museums and four monuments. Image
The list is by no means exhaustive, as UNESCO relies on belated satellite images and witness reports to verify the damage. According to the Minister of Culture of Ukraine, the statistics are much more devastating.
At least 135 war crimes against Ukrainian national heritage have been documented since Feb. 24, including 59 crimes against religious sites and memorial grounds.
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Highlights for the 2nd of April, 2022:

1. The naked bodies of five women were found on the side of the road 20 km outside of Kyiv. After raping and torturing the women, Russian war criminals killed them, doused with gasoline and attempted to burn the bodies. Image
2. Nearly 300 murdered civilians were discovered in a mass grave in Bucha near Kyiv. Their bodies cannot be extracted and passed to the relatives, as the city of Bucha is heavily mined.
3. Ukrainian top-ranked photographer Max Levin, who had been documenting the war in Ukraine for many leading international media outlets, was found dead. He was killed by a Russian bullet.
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Highlights of the 24th March of 2022:

1. In Kharkiv the Russians gun fired at people at a post office distributing humanitarian aid. At least six civilians were killed. Another 15 were wounded and hospitalized.
2. The Russian occupants carried out rocket and phosphorus bombardment of the Luhansk region — four people were killed. Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk, Rubizhne, Kreminna, Novodruzhsk and Voivodivka were hit.
3. The Russian occupants fired Kalibr missiles from the Black Sea at the center of Kharkiv. In total, the occupants made 44 artillery, tank, and mortar strikes at Kharkiv in the past 24 hours. Kharkiv was also shelled 140 times with Grad and Uragan multiple rocket launchers.
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Highlights of the 23rd March of 2022:

1. Twenty-four people have been found dead under the rubble of the building of the Kharkiv Regional Administration. This building was shelled to ashes by the Russians on March 1.
2. Kateryna Dyachenko, a Ukrainian 11-year old gymnast, tragically died after her home in Mariupol was bombed. The tragedy was reported by Kateryna's coach Anastasia Meshchanenkova on her Instagram.
3. The Russian invaders killed a woman in Trostyanets, Sumy region, who was just riding her bicycle.
4. The Russian shell hit a multi-story building in Rubizhne, Luhansk region. Three people were killed, including two children.
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Before the war, Oleksiy Timofeev, a founder of Timofeev Trekking, had spent over 20 years leading hikes in the Carpathian Mountains. When Russia attacked Ukraine, Oleksiy gathered a team of devoted volunteers in just three days.
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Since then, rain or shine, with temperatures dropping sometimes to 10 below zero, his Team Cook has prepared over 7000 servings of food and had only one day off, and that is only because of the citywide curfew.
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Oleksiy named the trailer Tanechka in honor of his wife who he’s been separated from since the beginning of the war. Just like countless Ukrainians, Oleksiy has family and friends who are scattered across the country, so every day is fraught with anxiety.
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