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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 09 June 2023 (approximation): 213770 troops; 3901 tanks; 7600 armored vehicles; 3702 artillery systems; 599 MLRS; 359 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 299 helicopters; 6410 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3247 tactical UAVs; 502 special military equipment; 1171 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 9, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with drones and cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down 14 enemy UAVs out of 16, including 9 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones, a Russian UAV Lantset, and 4 Orlan-10 and Supercam drones. Ukrainian forces also destroyed 4 out of 6 enemy cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-55. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


During the night’s Russian attack, an enemy missile was shot down in the Zhytomyr region. Due to the fallen debris, 4 residential buildings were destroyed and 30 more were damaged in the city of Zviahel. There were casualties among civilians: 1 person was killed, and 3 more were injured. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


As of June 9, due to Russian military aggression, 487 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,009 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 391 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,501 were deported. At the same time, 13,395 Ukrainian children were found, and 373 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 4 citizens were killed. 41 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On June 9, Russian troops hit a hospital in the city of Huliaipole in the Zaporizhzhia region with a guided bomb. Due to the attack, 2 people were killed, and 3 more were injured. – Yurii Malashko, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


On June 9, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $2,1 billion. It includes additional munitions for Patriot air defense systems; HAWK air defense systems and missiles; 105mm and 203mm artillery rounds; Puma Unmanned Aerial Systems; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense

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Ukrainian soldiers prepare a UAV for a launch to attack the positions of Russian forces at night.

Photo from the 36 Separate Marine Brigade named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilynskyi

A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

A man rides past a residential multi-story building damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

“Valentynka” (greeting card on St. Valentine’s Day) in the middle of broken glass on the floor of a school damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

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