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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have used at least 1,961 Iranian-made Shahed drones to attack Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 3 locations with Russian troops, one enemy command post, 3 Russian ammunition depots, 12 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, one Russian radar station, and 2 means of enemy air defense. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 9 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 2 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 04 August 2023 (approximation): 248490 troops; 4228 tanks; 8249 armored vehicles; 4911 artillery systems; 704 MLRS; 466 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 311 helicopters; 7392 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4104 tactical UAVs; 724 special military equipment; 1347 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 people were killed. 12 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 44 dead Ukrainian servicemen from the temporarily occupied territories. – Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories


Global food commodity prices rose in July up 1,3 percent from the previous month, due to Russia’s termination of the Black Sea Grain Initiative. – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Mykhailo Bakaliuk, 41, a Ukrainian amputee soldier injured during the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia region, uses a machine to learn how to walk with a prosthetic leg. Lviv, September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Bohdan, a Ukrainian soldier from the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis,” keeps practicing playing his musical instrument, a trembita, when he has free time.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

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

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