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On January 5, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian aircraft Su-25 and an enemy helicopter Mi-8. Moreover, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 locations with Russian soldiers and military equipment. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 06 January (approximation): 110250 troops; 3064 tanks; 6124 armored vehicles; 2059 artillery systems; 431 MLRS; 215 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 285 aircraft; 272 helicopters; 4797 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1844 tactical UAVs; 182 special military equipment; 723 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 453 Ukrainian children have died, 877 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 353 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 13,876 were deported. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Russian occupiers shelled Kherson and the region 58 times over the past day. 6 people were killed and 4 citizens were injured. In particular, in Kherson, local private and multi-apartment buildings and a fire station were damaged. – Yaroslav Yanushevych, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


The US government has imposed new sanctions against 6 managers and board members of the sanctioned Iranian company Qods Aviation Industries (QAI). This entity produces and transfers combat drones to the Russian troops. – Official website of the US Department of the Treasury


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Kherson, the Zaporizhzhia, the Chernihiv, and the Dnipropetrovsk regions. 10 people were killed. 15 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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The first Canadian Leopard 2 tank for the Armed Forces of Ukraine has arrived in Poland.

Photo from the Department of National Defence/Handout via Reuters (Reuters)

Yaroslava, the daughter of killed Ukrainian soldier Ihor Bezohliuk, puts his photo on the part of the memorial wall for Ukrainian defenders who died since the full-scale Russian invasion. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

People look at destroyed Russian military vehicles on display in Mykhailivskyi Square in Kyiv. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Volunteer workers are building a roof over a house destroyed during the Russian occupation. Bucha, the Kyiv region. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

People walk past anti-tank metal barriers known as “hedgehogs” at Independence Square in Kyiv. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Recently released from Russian captivity, the Ukrainian defender Maksym Kolesnykov tastes a fresh apple for the first time in almost a year.

Photo from the Presidential Office of Ukraine

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