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On September 12, the Danish government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $833 million. In particular, it includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank ammunition, anti-aircraft guns, and other capabilities. – Official website of the Danish Ministry of Defence


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, about 10,153 Ukrainian children have been left without parental care, of which 1,610 are due to their parents’ death or loss. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 13 September 2023 (approximation): 270350 troops; 4584 tanks; 8792 armored vehicles; 5902 artillery systems; 766 MLRS; 517 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8444 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 19 military boats; 4650 tactical UAVs; 884 special military equipment; 1455 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on September 13, Ukrainian defenders shot down 32 out of 44 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Sumy and Odesa regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


This night, enemy UAVs targeted the Izmailskyi district of the Odesa region. Local objects of the port and civil infrastructure, as well as the parking of trucks, were damaged. Due to an attack, 7 civilians were injured and hospitalized. One victim is in severe condition. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 3 citizens were killed. 15 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The German government has transferred Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes 20 infantry fighting vehicles Marder with ammunition; 3,000 rounds 155mm ammunition; 20 reconnaissance drones RQ-35 Heidrun; 10 drone detection systems; 1,5 million rounds of ammunition for firearms; and other capabilities. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany


The European Council has prolonged the restrictive measures against those responsible for undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty, and independence of Ukraine for another six months, until 15 March 2024. The existing restrictive measures provide for travel restrictions for natural persons, the freezing of assets, and a ban on making funds or other economic resources available to almost 1,800 individuals and entities, many of which are targeted in response to Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. – Official website of the European Council

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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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