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On September 4, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 11 Russian artillery units at the firing positions and four enemy command posts. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 11 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 05 September 2023 (approximation): 265680 troops; 4489 tanks; 8670 armored vehicles; 5649 artillery systems; 747 MLRS; 504 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8175 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 19 military boats; 4512 tactical UAVs; 851 special military equipment; 1447 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 503 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,120 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,182 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 17,150 Ukrainian children were found, and 386 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. At least 1 citizen was killed. 5 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Germany has transferred to Ukraine the first batch of new ammunition for self-propelled anti-aircraft guns “Gepard”. – Official website of the Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany


Over the past day, Ukrainian artillery units carried out 1,218 fire missions on the Tavriia axis. 63 Russian occupiers were eliminated, and 106 more were wounded. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 20 units of Russian military equipment, 3 enemy ammunition depots, and one Russian command post. – 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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