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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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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

Oleh came home to his formerly frontline village. This settlement in the Mykolaiv region was destroyed due to Russian military aggression. September 23, 2023.

By David Guttenfelder

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

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