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On March 07, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian Buk-M1-2 anti-aircraft missile system, 5 locations with Russian soldiers, 3 enemy fuel and lubricants warehouses, and a Russian radar system Zoopark. Moreover, Ukrainian defenders shot down a Russian Orlan-10 drone. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 March 2023 (approximation): 155530 troops; 3436 tanks; 6723 armored vehicles; 2463 artillery systems; 488 MLRS; 253 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 303 aircraft; 289 helicopters; 5330 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2098 tactical UAVs; 236 special military equipment; 873 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On the night of March 8, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Iranian Shahed 131/136 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


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


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 16 million Ukrainians have gone to the European Union. 11 million of them have already returned to Ukraine. At the same time, 4 million Ukrainian refugees remain on the territory of the EU. – Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs


The German government has transferred to Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes 2 self-propelled anti-aircraft guns GEPARD with 6,000 rounds of ammunition; 2 border protection vehicles; and 6 mobile antenna mast systems. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany

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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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