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Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine has caused the most significant wave of refugees since World War II. Currently, more than 7,9 million Ukrainians have left the country, and another 5,9 million are internally displaced persons. – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


On January 8, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 3 Russian helicopters (Ка-52, Мі-24, and Мі-8) and an enemy Orlan-10 drone. Moreover, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 7 locations with Russian soldiers and military equipment and an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 09 January (approximation): 111760 troops; 3080 tanks; 6147 armored vehicles; 2069 artillery systems; 434 MLRS; 217 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 285 aircraft; 275 helicopters; 4809 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1856 tactical UAVs; 183 special military equipment; 723 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On January 8, Russian troops shelled the Donetsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Kharkiv, and the Kherson regions. 2 people were killed. 10 citizens were injured. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


In the Bakhmut direction, 43 combat clashes occurred in the last 24 hours. Russian terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions 281 times. At the same time, Ukrainian defenders killed 107 and wounded 123 Russian occupiers. – Serhii Cherevatyi, Spokesman for the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at a local market in the settlement of Shevchenkove in the Kharkiv region on January 9. 2 people were killed. 6 citizens were injured, including a 10-year-old child. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

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A Ukrainian defender says goodbye to his beloved at the Kramatorsk railway station, in the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A Ukrainian soldier in the frontline town of Avdiivka in the East of Ukraine. Russian forces shell the city daily, destroying buildings, smashing cars, and leaving craters.

By Evhenii Maloletka

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the positions of the Ukrainian military in the Bakhmut direction.

Photo from Volodymyr Zelenskyy / Instagram

A pug was rescued from the multi-story buildings in Zaporizhzhia after Russia’s missile attack on March 22, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

A civilian kisses the hands of a Ukrainian defender in gratitude at the railway station in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine.

Photo from the Norwegian Armed Forces

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