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On September 7, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $600 million. In particular, it includes equipment to sustain and integrate Ukraine’s air defense systems; additional ammunition for HIMARS; 105mm artillery rounds; electronic warfare and counter-electronic warfare equipment; demolition munitions for obstacle clearing; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 September 2023 (approximation): 267540 troops; 4529 tanks; 8726 armored vehicles; 5753 artillery systems; 754 MLRS; 507 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8264 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 19 military boats; 4570 tactical UAVs; 860 special military equipment; 1455 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on September 8, Ukrainian defenders shot down 16 out of 20 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Odesa and Mykolaiv regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukraine has returned home another nine Ukrainian children from the temporarily occupied territories. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


On the morning of September 8, Russian troops attacked the city of Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk region with missiles. The enemy targeted one of the police administration buildings. Due to an attack, one person was killed and 52 more injured. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Denmark has transferred to Ukraine the first ten Leopard 1 tanks. – Arpe Nielsen, Chief of the Danish Army

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Mykhailo Bakaliuk, 41, a Ukrainian amputee soldier injured during the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia region, uses a machine to learn how to walk with a prosthetic leg. Lviv, September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Bohdan, a Ukrainian soldier from the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis,” keeps practicing playing his musical instrument, a trembita, when he has free time.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

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

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