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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 2,526 Ukrainian citizens have been returned from Russian captivity. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners carried out 1,431 fire missions in the Tavriia axis. The losses of Russian troops killed and wounded amounted to almost four companies. In addition, 25 units of enemy military equipment were destroyed or damaged. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 13 June 2023 (approximation): 216650 troops; 3935 tanks; 7642 armored vehicles; 3766 artillery systems; 601 MLRS; 363 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 300 helicopters; 6473 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3309 tactical UAVs; 511 special military equipment; 1183 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 13, Russia attacked Ukraine with cruise missiles and UAVs. Ukrainian defenders shot down 11 out of 14 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555 and 1 out of 4 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


During a Russian night air attack, enemy missiles hit a multi-storey building and a private enterprise in Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk region. 25 people were injured and 6 more were killed. 5 citizens might be under the rubble. – Oleksandr Vilkul, Head of the Kryvyi Rih City Military Administration


At night, Russian forces also targeted objects of the civil infrastructure in Kharkiv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. A local municipal enterprise and an outbuilding were damaged. There are no casualties. – Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv


All Russian aerial targets launched at Kyiv were shot down by Ukrainian forces. The enemy attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555. There is no destruction and victims due to the attack. – Kyiv City Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 12 citizens were killed. 39 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


As of June 13, due to Russian military aggression, 487 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,015 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 395 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,499 were deported. At the same time, 13,569 Ukrainian children were found, and 373 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Due to today’s Russian missile strike on Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk region, 11 people were killed and 34 more were injured. – Serhii Lysak, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

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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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