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On September 6, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $175 million. It includes additional ammunition for HIMARS; 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds; 120mm depleted uranium tank ammunition for Abrams tanks; Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW) missiles; Javelin and AT-4 anti-armor systems; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of State


At night on September 7, Ukrainian defenders shot down 25 out of 33 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russia to attack the Sumy and Odesa regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 07 September 2023 (approximation): 266900 troops; 4506 tanks; 8703 armored vehicles; 5722 artillery systems; 753 MLRS; 506 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8217 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 19 military boats; 4541 tactical UAVs; 859 special military equipment; 1455 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue the offensive operations on the Bakhmut and Melitopol axes. In particular, on the Melitopol axis, Ukrainian defenders have success in the areas south of Robotyne and west of Verbove and have been consolidating their positions. – Andrii Kovalov, Spokesman of the 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, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 18 citizens were killed. 42 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Over the past day, Ukrainian artillery units carried out 1,527 fire missions on the Tavriia axis. 114 Russian occupiers were eliminated, and 187 more were wounded. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 59 units of Russian military equipment and 3 enemy ammunition depots. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, about 242 Ukrainian citizens were killed and 498 more injured by Russian explosive objects. There are 76 children among the victims. – Mykola Didyk, Deputy head of the pyrotechnic work organization department of the State Emergency Service 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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