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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 9 October (approximation): 62500 troops; 2486 tanks; 5133 armored vehicles; 1477 artillery systems; 348 MLRS; 180 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 266 aircraft; 235 helicopters; 3890 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 1086 tactical UAVs; 136 special military equipment; 247 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On October 9, 13 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 230,7 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Africa, Asia, and Europe. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


As of October 9, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the villages of Novoliubivka, Nevske, Hrekivka, Novoiehorivka, Nadiia, Andriivka, and Stelmakhivka in the Svativskyi district in the Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 23 people were killed, including 1 child. 97 citizens were injured, including 11 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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