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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 9 Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzers 2S19 “Msta-S” and 152-mm self-propelled howitzers 2A65 “Msta-B”, Eleron unmanned aerial reconnaissance vehicle, an ammunition depot near the village of Tomyna Balka and a ferry crossing near the village of Lvove in the Kherson region, an enemy control point and 2 checkpoints in the Beryslav, Kakhovka, and Mykolaiv regions on September 4. – Operational Command “South”


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped almost 500 Ukrainian citizens in the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 200 Ukrainians are still being held in captivity. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on September 4. 3 people were killed. 3 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 5 September (approximation): 49800 troops; 2068 tanks; 4459 armored vehicles; 1157 artillery systems; 294 MLRS; 156 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 236 aircraft; 206 helicopters; 3286 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 867 tactical UAVs; 107 special military equipment; 205 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on the Chuhuiv, Izium, Bohodukhiv, and Kharkiv districts in the Kharkiv region on September 4. 1 person was killed. 5 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings, outbuildings, and production facilities were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 2 Russian “Orlan-10” UAVs and an air-to-surface missile Kh-59 in the Mykolaiv and Kherson regions on September 4. – Press service of the Air command “South”


On September 5, 3 more ships with Ukrainian agricultural products left the ports of Odesa through the “grain corridor”. – Official Twitter Account of the Turkish Ministry of National Defence


Russian occupiers shelled the Dnipropetrovsk region on September 5. 1 person was killed. 3 citizens were injured. All injured victims are in serious conditions. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 7 people were killed. 16 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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