Ukraine, Armed Conflict / War, Level 5: Heavy fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops in the east of the country – Ukraine [Update 318]

Update 2024-05-19 (4): Several people were killed, while multiple others were injured on Sunday afternoon (19 May, local time) following violent attacks by Russian forces on Kupiansk city in Kharkiv Oblast. Russian forces shot down dozens of Ukrainian drones. Additionally, at least one person was killed, while several others were injured following a drone attack on a minibus by Ukrainian forces in Radensk village, Kherson Oblast. Moreover, several people were killed, while dozens of others were injured in an attack on the outskirts of the Kharkiv Region. In addition, artillery shelling by Russian forces was also reported in Malodanylivka community in the Kharkiv Oblast.

Update 2024-05-19 (3): According to sources from Sunday (19 May), the border guards destroyed a Russian ammunition depot, and shelters of people in the Bakhmut. Additionally, multiple missiles were intercepted by Russian forces in the early hours of Sunday (19 May, local time) over the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. Also, a Ukrainian drone was also intercepted there.

Update 2024-05-19 (2): At least one civilian was killed, while another was injured on Saturday (18 May) following a shelling attack in Kurakhivka area in Donetsk Oblast.

Update 2024-05-19 (1): Russia launched drone attacks on Sunday night (19 May, local time) on Sumy Oblast, while explosions were heard across the area following air alerts throughout the country. Additionally, several people were killed, while dozens of others were injured following a Russian airstrike on Kharkiv.