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At night on June 8, Ukrainian defenders shot down 9 out of 13 Shahed-136/131 drones and one guided air missile Kh-59 used by Russian troops to attack the Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, and Poltava regions. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 June 2024 (approximation): 517290 troops; 7843 tanks; 15105 armored vehicles; 13533 artillery systems; 1095 MLRS; 834 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 357 aircraft; 326 helicopters; 18484 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 28 military boats; 1 submarine; 10945 tactical UAVs; 2248 special military equipment; 2277 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to Russian shellings, 73% of large Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPS) do not operate because of severe damage and destruction. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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