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As of June 6, Ukraine has returned 2,500 Ukrainian citizens, including 400 children, illegally deported to Russia. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


On June 6, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 9 Russian command posts, 3 enemy ammunition depots, 4 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, an enemy anti-aircraft missile system, and 14 Russian artillery units at the firing positions. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 4 enemy reconnaissance drones and a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 07 June 2023 (approximation): 212030 troops; 3873 tanks; 7560 armored vehicles; 3640 artillery systems; 594 MLRS; 352 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 299 helicopters; 6349 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3219 tactical UAVs; 492 special military equipment; 1171 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 5 citizens were killed. 2 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The offensive operation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Bakhmut axis continues for the third day in a row. Ukrainian forces have advanced from 200 to 1,100 metres on some parts of the frontline in this region. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense 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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