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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 12 December 2023 (approximation): 340650 troops; 5664 tanks; 10579 armored vehicles; 8073 artillery systems; 919 MLRS; 605 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10650 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6163 tactical UAVs; 1170 special military equipment; 1596 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on December 12, Ukrainian defenders shot down 9 out of 15 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. In addition, on the evening of December 11, Ukrainian forces destroyed two enemy-guided air missiles Kh-59 in the Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk region. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian forces continue offensive actions on the Avdiivka and Marinka axes. In the last 24 hours, Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled 42 enemy attacks in these directions. The total losses of Russian forces over the past day are 430 people. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 7 units of enemy military equipment. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least one citizen was killed. Three more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Ukrainian defenders from the 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Danylo returned one of the heaps under Ukrainian control and captured enemy positions in the temporarily occupied Horlivka in the Donetsk region. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


On December 12, the US government imposed new sanctions on over 250 individuals and entities in connection with Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. – Official website of the US Department of State

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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