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On July 4, the Dutch government announced the provision of the second comprehensive package of support to Ukraine in 2023, worth more than €118 million. These funds will be used for humanitarian needs and economic assistance to Ukraine. – Official website of the Dutch government


Russian occupiers have been forcing Ukrainian citizens in the temporarily occupied territories of the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions to obtain Russian passports. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine


On July 4, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a location with Russian troops and military equipment, 4 enemy ammunition depots, 18 Russian artillery units at the firing positions, 3 enemy means of air defense, and 2 Russian electronic warfare stations. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 13 strikes on locations with Russian troops. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 5 enemy reconnaissance UAVs. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 5 July 2023 (approximation): 231700 troops; 4062 tanks; 7917 armored vehicles; 4288 artillery systems; 656 MLRS; 395 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 309 helicopters; 6865 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3614 tactical UAVs; 598 special military equipment; 1264 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 494 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,048 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 671 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,493 were deported. At the same time, 14,501 Ukrainian children were found, and 380 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 citizens were killed. 49 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Over the past day, Ukrainian artillery units carried out 1,541 fire missions in the Tavriia axis. The losses of Russian troops killed and wounded amounted to more than two companies. In addition, 25 units of enemy military equipment were destroyed. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops

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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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