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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 80 321 crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – National Police of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 05 June 2023 (approximation): 210350 troops; 3848 tanks; 7523 armored vehicles; 3567 artillery systems; 584 MLRS; 349 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 313 aircraft; 298 helicopters; 6312 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3189 tactical UAVs; 484 special military equipment; 1136 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of June 5, due to Russian military aggression, 485 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1005 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 387 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,505 were deported. At the same time, 13,244 Ukrainian children were found, and 371 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


On June 5, Russian troops shelled the city of Beryslav in the Kherson region with guided air bombs. Local residential buildings and an enterprise were damaged. Two people were injured. – Volodymyr Litvinov, Head of the Beryslav District Military Administration


In May, Ukrainian forces shot down 7 air ballistic missiles “Kinzhal”, 13 ballistic missiles “Iskander”, 65 cruise missiles, and 169 UAVs used by Russian troops to attack Kyiv. – Press service of the Kyiv City Military Administration


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have begun offensive actions in some directions. In particular, Ukrainian defenders are having success in the Bakhmut axis, where they have occupied dominant heights. Local battles with Russian occupiers also continue in the South of Ukraine. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine

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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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