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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 14 December 2023 (approximation): 342800 troops; 5692 tanks; 10616 armored vehicles; 8088 artillery systems; 920 MLRS; 605 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10675 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6206 tactical UAVs; 1185 special military equipment; 1606 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on December 14, Ukrainian defenders shot down 41 out of 42 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Odesa region. In addition, Russian forces targeted the Mykolaiv and Kherson regions with six anti-aircraft-guided missiles S-300. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Over the past day, about 120 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit a Russian command post and an enemy ammunition depot. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out five strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On December 14, Ukraine received the third tranche of financing of about $900 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement. These funds will be used to finance the priority expenditures of Ukraine’s state budget. – Official website of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


The Estonian government has approved the decision to send €80 million military aid package to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles. – Official X (Twitter) of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia


The Swedish government has approved a winter package of €124 million for Ukraine to support the civil infrastructure. – Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union


The German government has transferred Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes one air defence system Patriot with spare parts and missiles; 9 tracked all-terrain vehicles Bandvagn 206; more than 7,000 rounds 155mm ammunition; 14 drone detection systems; 8 trucks Zetros; and other capabilities. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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