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Approximately 200,000 Russian troops and 100,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed or wounded in one year of war. / Grid

A tracker shows vast differences in different countries' support for Kyiv this year. / Kiel Institute for the World Economy

A "volunteer ecosystem" of foreign visitors—mercenaries, nurses, benefactors—has taken root in Ukraine. / Esquire

Helen Branswell: This year's flu shot provided a relatively robust level of protection. / STAT

Post-Covid, the White House reopens its "Navy mess" lunchroom for dine-in eating. / Axios

See also: Dumping darling Din Tai Fung is at the center of a war between two of Los Angeles's biggest malls. / Eater

To build 112 affordable apartment units in Manhattan required 13 Years, three Mayors, and "one billion-dollar megamall." / Curbed

More than three million Americans lost their homes to climate disasters last year. / The Guardian

Lack of rainfall and severe low tides have dried up some of Venice's waterways. / Euronews

Henry Grabar: Why does it cost so much to build new subways in the US? "Outsourcing government expertise to a retainer of consultants." / Slate

Nine teenage girls explain why they're sad. "It's just frustrating how we are rarely ever taken seriously." / NBC

Noted "hot girl" Cazzie David asks the internet's other hot girls to stop bragging and start "gatekeeping" their beauty secrets. / Air Mail

A moving story about the rescue dog helping a father cope with his young daughter's heroin addiction. / Runner's World