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As of September 3, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the village of Torske in the Donetsk region and the settlements of Myroliubivka and Arkhanhelske in the Kherson region. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 3 Russian ammunition depots, an enemy S-300 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM), an enemy helicopter Ka-52, a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft, and 8 enemy UAVs in the Zaporizhzhia, the Kherson, the Mykolaiv, and the Donetsk regions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on October 2. 1 person was killed. 9 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 3 October (approximation): 60430 troops; 2380 tanks; 4991 armored vehicles; 1405 artillery systems; 338 MLRS; 176 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 265 aircraft; 228 helicopters; 3811 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 1026 tactical UAVs; 131 special military equipment; 246 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kramatorsk and Bakhmut directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on the Chuhuiv, Izium, Kupianskyi, and Kharkiv districts in the Kharkiv region on October 2. 2 people were injured and hospitalized. Moreover, 3 civilians were blown up by Russian mines: 1 victim died, and 2 were injured. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


On October 2, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, 6 Ukrainian civilians were killed and 11 were injured. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 239 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 7,894 were deported. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Ukrainian law enforcement officers have found a torture chamber in the liberated village of Pisky-Radkivski in the Kharkiv region. Russian occupiers illegally held and tortured here Ukrainian civilians. – Press service of the National Police of Ukraine


The European Union has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on providing €5 billion in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine today. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine


On October 3, 4 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa” and “Chornomorsk” through the “grain corridor”. 77,4 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to different countries worldwide. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Chernihiv regions. 6 people were killed. 11 citizens were injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Ukrainian soldiers prepare a UAV for a launch to attack the positions of Russian forces at night.

Photo from the 36 Separate Marine Brigade named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilynskyi

A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

A man rides past a residential multi-story building damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

“Valentynka” (greeting card on St. Valentine’s Day) in the middle of broken glass on the floor of a school damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

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