On May 17, there were killed and injured as hostile russian troops launched the air strike on Desna town, Chernihiv oblast.
Source: Head of Chernihiv Regional Military Administration
Yesterday, 52 badly wounded soldiers from the besieged Azov steel works to the occupied territory. According to vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereschuk, when their condition stabilizes, they will be exchanged for russian prisoners. Later the news broke out that 211 defenders were evacuated to Olenivka through the humanitarian corridor. They will return home to the Ukrainian-controlled territory by prisoner exchange.