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On November 1, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed an enemy self-propelled large-caliber howitzer “Acacia”, a Russian anti-aircraft missile system “Tor”, an enemy 120 mm self-propelled mortar system “Nona-S”, and 3 Russian ammunition depots in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”


At night on November 2, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 18 Iranian «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones in central, east, and north Ukraine. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


As of November 2, 16,000 houses remain without electricity in the Kyiv region. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 430 Ukrainian children have died, 825 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 2 November (approximation): 73270 troops; 2714 tanks; 5525 armored vehicles; 1733 artillery systems; 387 MLRS; 198 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 277 aircraft; 258 helicopters; 4153 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1438 tactical UAVs; 154 special military equipment; 397 cruise missiles. The occupiers suffered the biggest losses in the Avdiivka and Lyman directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled the Kharkiv region on November 1. 6 people, including 2 children, were injured. Injured children were hospitalized in serious condition. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


In the past 36 hours, Russian troops have launched nearly 100 missiles attacking Ukraine’s water and energy supplies. – Ned Price, US government official


The “grain corridor” operations have been resumed, and grain shipment will be carried out as before. – Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey


On Wednesday, the British government imposed new sanctions against 4 Russian oligarchs who support and finance Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Among them are Alexander Abramov, Alexander Frolov, Airat Shaimiev, and Albert Shigabutdinov. All sanctioned individuals are subject to a travel ban and asset freeze. – Official website of the British government


As of November 2, Ukrainian law enforcement officers have found 27 torture chambers in the liberated territories of the Kharkiv, Kherson, and Donetsk regions. Russian occupiers illegally held and tortured here Ukrainian citizens. – Denys Monastyrskyi, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


As of November 2, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, about 7,000 Ukrainian citizens are reported missing. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine


The Swiss government has imposed sanctions against Iran for supplying Russia with kamikaze drones for the war against Ukraine. In particular, the sanctions list includes 3 individuals and the company responsible for the supply of drones. – Press release of the Federal Council of Switzerland


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Cherkasy, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Zaporizhzhia, the Poltava, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, the Chernihiv, and the Zhytomyr regions. 9 people were killed. 24 citizens were injured, including 2 children [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

By Philip Buehler

A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

Photo from UNICEF Ukraine / Instagram

Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

By Alex Babenko / AP Photo

Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

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