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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 03 January (approximation): 108190 troops; 3036 tanks; 6100 armored vehicles; 2033 artillery systems; 424 MLRS; 214 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 283 aircraft; 270 helicopters; 4735 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1839 tactical UAVs; 181 special military equipment; 723 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On January 2, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot and an enemy radar station, as well as shot down a Russian helicopter Ка-52 and 3 enemy Orlan-10 drones in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Over the past two days, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 100% of the UAVs used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. A total of 84 enemy drones were destroyed. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


On January 2, Russian occupiers shelled the Kherson region 79 times. 2 people were killed. 9 citizens were injured. In particular, a car market, a utility company, and local private and multi-apartment buildings were damaged in Kherson. – Yaroslav Yanushevych, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


Since September, Ukrainian air defense forces have shot down about 500 Iranian «Shahed» kamikaze drones used by Russian forces to attack Ukraine. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Over the weekend, 9 more ships left Ukrainian ports in Odesa through the “grain corridor”. 432 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe, Africa, and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


As of January 3, Ukrainian law enforcement officers have found another torture chamber in the building of the Main Department of the National Police in Kherson. Russian occupiers illegally held and tortured Ukrainian citizens in the basement of the building. – Press service of the Kherson regional police


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kherson, the Sumy, and the Chernihiv regions. 4 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

By Andrii Stavnitser / Facebook

Oleh came home to his formerly frontline village. This settlement in the Mykolaiv region was destroyed due to Russian military aggression. September 23, 2023.

By David Guttenfelder

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

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