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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian Orlan-10 drone, 6 enemy kamikaze drones, 4 152-mm self-propelled howitzers “Msta-B” and 152-mm self-propelled howitzers “Msta-S”, a self-propelled artillery unit “Akatsiia”, an enemy Grad Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS), and 2 Russian ammunition depots in the Odesa, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions on October 5. – Operational Command “South”


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 6 October (approximation): 61330 troops; 2449 tanks; 5064 armored vehicles; 1424 artillery systems; 344 MLRS; 177 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 266 aircraft; 232 helicopters; 3854 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 1047 tactical UAVs; 134 special military equipment; 246 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kramatorsk, Аvdiyivka, and Kryvyi Rih directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have forcibly deported more than 1,6 million Ukrainian citizens to the Russian Federation. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on October 5. 14 people were killed. 3 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


As of October 6, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the whole Borivska community in the Izium district in the Kharkiv region. – Volodymyr Tymoshko, Head of the National Police in the Kharkiv region


The European Union has agreed on the eighth package of sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, it includes sanctions against Russian individuals and legal entities, officials and military personnel of the Russian defense sector, companies that support the Russian army, and propagandists; as well as a ban on providing financial, legal, and IT services to Russian companies. Moreover, new export restrictions on coal, including coking coal and specific electronic components, have been introduced; as well as a ban on the import of Russian finished steel products, plastics, vehicles, etc. – Official website of the European Commission


Rocket attacks on Zaporizhzhia on October 6. 4 people were killed. 12 citizens were injured, including a 3-year-old girl. 2 local high-rise buildings were destroyed. There are at least 5 people under the rubble. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


As of October 6, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 29 Ukrainian settlements in the Kherson region from Russian occupiers. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 93 Ukrainian settlements in the Slobozhansk direction from Russian occupiers. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Spanish government has sent to Ukraine 8 armored vehicles, 2 ambulances, and 5 tons of various medical products. – Press service of the Ministry of Defence of Spain


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Khmelnytskyi, the Odesa, the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, and the Kherson regions. 19 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

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Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

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A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

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A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

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Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

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Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

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