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On July 5, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a location with Russian troops and military equipment, 4 enemy command posts, a Russian ammunition depot, 8 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, 2 enemy means of air defense, a Russian radar station, and 4 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 and one strike on an enemy anti-aircraft missile system. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 6 July 2023 (approximation): 232300 troops; 4062 tanks; 7932 armored vehicles; 4310 artillery systems; 657 MLRS; 404 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 309 helicopters; 6888 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3635 tactical UAVs; 605 special military equipment; 1264 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 6, Ukrainian defenders shot down 7 out of 10 cruise missiles “Kalibr” used by Russian troops to attack the Lviv region. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Lviv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Cherkasy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 6 citizens were killed. 53 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Due to the night’s Russian missile attack, the power line and substations were de-energized in the Lviv region. Two settlements remain without electricity. – Ministry of Energy of Ukraine


The Finnish government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €105 million. In particular, it includes air defense systems and ammunition. – Official website of the Finnish government


45 Ukrainian POWs were rescued from Russian captivity and returned home. In addition, Ukraine returned two Ukrainian children illegally deported to Russia. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office


The Bulgarian parliament adopted a Declaration in support of Ukraine’s membership in NATO. – Ruslan Stefanchuk, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada 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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