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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 18 152-mm self-propelled howitzers “Msta-B” and 152-mm self-propelled howitzers “Msta-S”, a Russian Pion 203-mm self-propelled gun, 4 mortars, 6 Russian Orlan-10 drones, an Iranian drone Qods Mohajer-6 and an Iranian drone Shahed-136 used by Russian troops, as well as, 3 enemy ammunition depots in the Kherson, Mykolaiv, and Odesa regions on October 6. – Operational Command “South”


Rocket attacks on Zaporizhzhia on October 6. 12 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured, including a 3-year-old girl. 2 local high-rise buildings were destroyed. – Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 418 Ukrainian children have died, 789 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 7 October (approximation): 61680 troops; 2466 tanks; 5093 armored vehicles; 1455 artillery systems; 344 MLRS; 177 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 266 aircraft; 233 helicopters; 3862 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 1067 tactical UAVs; 135 special military equipment; 246 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kramatorsk and Kryvyi Rih directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian helicopter Ka-52 in the South of Ukraine on October 7. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Rocket attacks on the Chuhuiv, Kupianskyi, and Izium districts in the Kharkiv region on October 6. 8 people were injured. All injured victims are in moderate condition. In addition, 1 woman was blown up by a Russian mine. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


On October 7, 3 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 56,6 tons of Ukrainian wheat and corn are on board, heading to countries of Africa, Asia, and Europe. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have destroyed 150 and damaged 900 Ukrainian schools. – Olena Zelenska, Wife of the President of Ukraine


As of October 7, 60 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the liberated city of Lyman in the Donetsk region. – Denys Monastyrskyi, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


On October 7, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 3 Russian missiles in the Zaporizhzhia region. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Kherson, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, and the Chernihiv regions. 24 people were killed. 32 citizens were injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Ukrainian soldiers prepare a UAV for a launch to attack the positions of Russian forces at night.

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A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

A man rides past a residential multi-story building damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

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By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

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A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

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