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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 Ukrainian defender says goodbye to his beloved at the Kramatorsk railway station, in the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A Ukrainian soldier in the frontline town of Avdiivka in the East of Ukraine. Russian forces shell the city daily, destroying buildings, smashing cars, and leaving craters.

By Evhenii Maloletka

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the positions of the Ukrainian military in the Bakhmut direction.

Photo from Volodymyr Zelenskyy / Instagram

A pug was rescued from the multi-story buildings in Zaporizhzhia after Russia’s missile attack on March 22, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

A civilian kisses the hands of a Ukrainian defender in gratitude at the railway station in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine.

Photo from the Norwegian Armed Forces

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