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Russia launched a massive attack on Ukrainian cities with 28 air- and sea-based missiles at around 04:00. Ukrainian defenders destroyed 16 Kh-101/Kh-555 and Kalibr cruise missiles. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the massive missile attack, an industrial enterprise in Lutsk, an enterprise in Dnipro, and residential buildings in Lviv were hit, explosions were also heard in Khmelnytskyi and Cherkasy regions. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 15 August 2023 (approximation): 254920 troops; 4313 tanks; 8370 armored vehicles; 5128 artillery systems; 714 MLRS; 482 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 314 helicopters; 7584 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4242 tactical UAVs; 769 special military equipment; 1387 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked 15 regions of Ukraine. At least 4 people were killed, and 34 civilians were injured by Russian shelling. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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