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03:22

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed more than 111,990 war crimes against Ukrainian citizens. – Andrii Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine

07:39

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 December 2023 (approximation): 337220 troops; 5626 tanks; 10508 armored vehicles; 8057 artillery systems; 919 MLRS; 605 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10591 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6136 tactical UAVs; 1159 special military equipment; 1571 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:05

At night and in the morning on December 08, Ukrainian defenders shot down 5 out of 7 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones and 14 out of 19 enemy cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555 used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. In addition, Russian forces targeted the Ukrainian territories with six anti-aircraft-guided missiles S-300. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:17

Over the past day, about 89 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit a Russian electronic warfare station. In addition, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 5 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:05

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 12 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

14:16

The German government has transferred Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes one LUNA NG reconnaissance system; 10 reconnaissance drones VECTOR with spare parts; 6 border protection vehicles; 8 trucks Zetros; 30 grenade launchers GMG; and other capabilities. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany

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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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