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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 12 August 2023 (approximation): 253290 troops; 4295 tanks; 8324 armored vehicles; 5053 artillery systems; 713 MLRS; 472 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 313 helicopters; 7523 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4201 tactical UAVs; 759 special military equipment; 1378 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On August 12, Ukrainian forces shot down 3 out of 5 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Zaporizhzhia region. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Ivano-Frankivck, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Over the past day, Ukrainian artillery units carried out 1,303 fire missions on the Tavriia axis. 80 Russian occupiers were eliminated, and 160 more were wounded. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 7 units of enemy military equipment and 3 ammunition depots. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops

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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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