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The World Bank has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new financial aid package of $1,5 billion worth. These funds will be used to pay salaries to Ukrainian civil servants and teachers. – Official website of the World Bank


Due to Russian military aggression, 44 enterprises are completely destroyed in the Kyiv region. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration


Due to Russian military aggression in the Mykolaiv region, there is no electricity and water supply in 92 settlements. In addition, 6,7 thousand Ukrainian consumers remain without gas. – Press service of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 263 Ukrainian children have died, 478 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 08 June (approximation): 31500 troops; 1393 tanks; 3429 armored vehicles; 703 artillery systems; 213 MLRS; 96 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 212 aircraft; 178 helicopters; 2406 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 13 military boats; 559 tactical UAVs; 53 special military equipment; 125 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The government of Norway has donated to Ukraine 22 M109 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers. The new military aid package also includes military gear, spare parts, and 155mm ammunition. – Official website of the government of Norway


The European Commission has approved the decision to provide further financial support of €7,25 million worth for the ICC investigation into war crimes in Ukraine. – Official website of the European Commission


Due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, as of June 08, at least 540 thousand Ukrainians have lost their homes. – Mstyslav Banik, Head of Electronic Services Development with the Ministry of Digital Transformation


The Canadian government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions outlaw 28 types of Canadian consultants, including technical and management consultants and advertising agencies, from working for Russia’s oil, gas, and chemical sector. – Canadian news agency Global News


Yesterday the British Ambassador to Ukraine, Melinda Simmons, signed the $450 million guarantee of $1,5 billion to Ukraine through a World Bank loan to support vital public services in Ukraine. – Official Twitter page of the British Embassy Kyiv


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, and the Chernihiv regions. 8 people have been killed. 44 citizens have been injured, 1 child is among them. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

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