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In the last 24 hours, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 6 Russian missiles in the Mykolaiv, Lviv, and Dnipropetrovsk regions. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 39,774 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian heavy flamethrower system “Sontsepok”, an enemy electronic warfare station, 2 enemy 120 mm mortars, 3 enemy command posts, and 2 Russian Orlan-10 drones in the South of Ukraine on October 13. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on October 13. 4 people were killed. 6 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


The Spanish government has approved the decision to send 4 Hawk air defense systems to Ukraine. – Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 14 October (approximation): 64300 troops; 2521 tanks; 5172 armored vehicles; 1566 artillery systems; 362 MLRS; 186 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 268 aircraft; 240 helicopters; 3944 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1199 tactical UAVs; 142 special military equipment; 316 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Кramatorsʹk and Bakhmut directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On October 14, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 8 Iranian «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones in the South and the East of Ukraine. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Rocket attacks on Mykolaiv at night on October 13. A local high-rise building was destroyed. 7 people were killed, including 1 child. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Press service of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 423 Ukrainian children have died, 810 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 243 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 8,140 were deported. – Prosecutor General’s Office


As of October 14, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1,620 Ukrainian settlements from Russian occupiers. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


On October 14, 3 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 84,000 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Asia and Africa. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


As of October 14, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have already shot down 116 enemy drones in the South of Ukraine. – Nataliia Humeniuk, Head of the United Coordinating Press Center of Defence Forces of the South of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on Mykolaiv at night on October 13. Local high-rise buildings were destroyed. 8 people were killed, including 1 child. The rescue operation was finished. – Oleksandr Sienkevych, Mayor of Mykolaiv


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 12 people were killed, including 1 child. 26 citizens were injured, including 2 children [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

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