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On June 13, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $325 million. It includes additional munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS); Stinger anti-aircraft systems; additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds; 15 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles; 10 Stryker Armored Personnel Carriers; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


The £92m air defence package will be provided to Ukraine through the International Fund for Ukraine, in which the UK is investing a further £250m. In particular, the package will include radars, guns, and a significant amount of ammunition. – Official website of the British government


On June 13, the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg recognized the 1932-1933 Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 14 June 2023 (approximation): 217330 troops; 3943 tanks; 7653 armored vehicles; 3783 artillery systems; 603 MLRS; 364 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 300 helicopters; 6482 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3324 tactical UAVs; 516 special military equipment; 1196 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 14, Russia attacked Ukraine with cruise missiles and Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. Ukrainian defenders shot down 3 out of 4 cruise missiles Kalibr and 9 out of 10 Shahed-136/131 drones. In addition, Russian forces launched 6 cruise missiles Kh-22 at the Donetsk region. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In Odesa, an enemy missile hit a storage room, causing destruction and fire. 3 employees of the warehouse were killed, and 7 more were injured. A business center, an educational institution, a residential complex, restaurants, and shops in the city center were also damaged. Due to an attack, 6 people were injured. – Operational Command “South”


During a Russian night air attack, Ukrainian forces destroyed 3 enemy UAVs in the Dnipropetrovsk region. In the Kirovohrad region, enemy drones hit an infrastructure facility in Svitlovodsk. There are no casualties in both cases. At 5 a.m. Russian troops also targeted Kramatorsk and Kostiantynivka in the Donetsk region with missiles. Due to an attack, about 7 private houses were destroyed and 75 more damaged. 3 people were killed, and 3 more injured. – Information from Regional Military Administration


As of June 14, due to Russian military aggression, 488 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,016 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, 13,616 Ukrainian children were found, and 373 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kirovohrad, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. 7 citizens were killed. 25 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


31 Ukrainian civilians were evacuated from the recently liberated settlements of Blahodatne, Storozheve, Neskuchne, and Makarivka in the Donetsk region. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


The Netherlands will begin training Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighter jets in the coming months. – Kajsa Ollongren, Minister of Defence of the Netherlands

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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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