In Ukraine, 398 children are considered missing, while 12,674 have been found since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion.
After returning to Ukraine, evacuated orphans and children without parental care should be placed in families rather than specialized institutions.
There has been an accident at one of the critical infrastructure facilities in Zaporizhzhia. As a result, a part of the city remains without electricity.
The Russian Federation's army killed two residents of the Donetsk region and injured six others in the past 24 hours, on May 21st.
On the night of May 21-22, the Russian invaders shelled a fire and rescue unit of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service in the city of Dnipro, injuring a rescuer.
The Russian forces shelled Zaporizhzhia region 75 times on Sunday, May 21. There have been reports of damage.
Ukraine’s air defense forces destroyed 20 Russian attack drones and 4 cruise missiles on the night of May 21-22.
In the past day, Russian troops conducted 57 strikes targeting Kherson region, killing a civilian.
From February 24, 2022 to May 22, 2023, Ukraine’s Defense Forces eliminated 203,880 Russian invaders, including 720 in the past day.
Overnight Monday, May 22, the Russian forces launched cruise missiles and drones targeting Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk region.
Ukraine’s Air Force in the past day delivered 14 strikes on enemy clusters, as well as seven times targeted Russian air defense systems. Another air defense system and a number of other important targets were hit by rocket and artillery forces.
The President of the Czech Republic Petr Pavel made a public call for the international community not to give up efforts to defeat Russia in Ukraine, adding that certain historical experiences should become the motivation to this end.
The Ukrainian side handed South Korea a list of weapons it would like to receive and now Seoul will be reviewing it.
Thanks to Ukraine’s Defense Forces, the city of Dnipro withstood the missile strike the Russian invasion forces launched overnight Monday.
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol promised additional non-lethal aid to Ukraine during his first-ever meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the G7 Summit in Japan’s Hiroshima.
Russia has resumed frequent missile strikes deep into Ukraine, likely aimed to degrade Ukrainian air defense capabilities.
21 May 2023
On May 21, the Russian aggressors shelled seven communities of Sumy region, a total of 32 explosions were recorded.
An explosion was heard in Odesa after an air raid alert was declared in the city.
The Russian invaders repeatedly attacked Myrove community of Nikopol district, as well as a community of Synelnykove district, Dnipropetrovsk region, on May 21.
Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskyi has visited the advanced positions near Bakhmut.
Russian invaders launched another missile attack on the village of Tsyrkuny, Kharkiv district, injuring a man and damaging a house.
In Kherson region, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down three Russian unmanned aerial vehicles.
Russian invaders are striking at Kharkiv and the surrounding area.
Russian troops are concentrating their main efforts in the Kupiansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka directions, while sabotage and reconnaissance groups were active on the Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes.
The Third Assault Brigade of Ukraine’s Ground Forces cleared the area near Bakhmut that is 1,730m wide and 700m deep, pushing the enemy back.
The Russian invasion army has once again shelled populaces in Donetsk region, as a result of which two people were killed and six were injured.
The United States is determined to support international efforts to train Ukrainian war pilots on modern fighter jets but Washington has still not decided whether it will be the United States or other ally that will ultimately hand over the F16s to Ukraine.
On May 21, Russian troops shelled the territories of Chernihiv and Sumy regions close to the border with the Russian Federation five times, employing mortars and artillery.
Mortar operators with the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, in conjunction with aerial reconnaissance, hit the positions of Russian troops in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, eliminating a group of invaders as they were intending to go on the offensive.