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The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down an Iranian drone Qods Mohajer-6 used by Russian troops to coordinate an attack on Odesa. – Official Twitter page of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 31 Russian tanks, 27 armored vehicles, Hurricane Multiple Rocket Launcher System (MRLS), and an enemy 120 mm mortar system Sani on October 3 in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 4 October (approximation): 60800 troops; 2424 tanks; 5018 armored vehicles; 1407 artillery systems; 340 MLRS; 177 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 266 aircraft; 228 helicopters; 3823 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 1028 tactical UAVs; 131 special military equipment; 246 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kramatorsk and Kryvyi Rih directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 418 Ukrainian children have died, 786 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Rocket attacks on the Novobavarskyi and Kholodnohirskyi districts in the Kharkiv region on October 4. A local object of the critical infrastructure and an enterprise were damaged. 1 woman was killed. – Press service of the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office


As of October 4, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the villages of Bohuslavka and Borivska Andriivka in the Kharkiv region. – Press service of the Borivska village council


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the village of Davydiv Brid in the Kherson region. – Press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine


Russia’s full-scale invasion caused damage to the ecology of Ukraine of $35,3 billion. At the moment, 5% of protected areas in Ukraine are under threat of destruction. About 2,000 cases of environmental damage have already been recorded. – Ruslan Strilets, Minister of Ecology of Ukraine


As of October 4, 8 more ships with Ukrainian agricultural products left the ports of Odesa through the “grain corridor”. More than 6 million tons of grain have already been exported from the ports of Ukraine through “grain corridors”, about 260 ships were sent. – Official Twitter Account of the Turkish Ministry of National Defence


As of October 4, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1,534 Ukrainian settlements from Russian occupiers. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, and the Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 12 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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