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Over the last week, Russian forces used 65 missiles of different types and 87 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones to attack Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, about 6,2 million Ukrainians have gone abroad. In addition, due to Russian military aggression, more than 5 million Ukrainian citizens have become internally displaced persons. – Tetiana Berezhna, Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine


Over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 locations with Russian troops, 2 enemy command posts, 2 Russian artillery units at the firing positions, and one enemy electronic warfare station. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 10 strikes on locations with Russian troops and 4 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 07 August 2023 (approximation): 250240 troops; 4244 tanks; 8270 armored vehicles; 4977 artillery systems; 709 MLRS; 467 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 311 helicopters; 7451 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4154 tactical UAVs; 735 special military equipment; 1377 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 people were killed. 18 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


22 Ukrainian POWs were rescued from Russian captivity and returned home. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 2,598 Ukrainian citizens have been returned from Russian captivity. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, 763 objects of Ukrainian cultural heritage were damaged or destroyed. – Ministry of Culture and Information Policy 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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