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On September 14, the US Department of the Treasury imposed nearly 100 new sanctions on Russian elites and Russia’s industrial base, financial institutions, and technology suppliers that support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. – Official website of the US Department of the Treasury


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 15 September 2023 (approximation): 271440 troops; 4612 tanks; 8814 armored vehicles; 5972 artillery systems; 774 MLRS; 521 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8492 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 4714 tactical UAVs; 889 special military equipment; 1455 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on September 15, Ukrainian defenders shot down 17 out of 17 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 504 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,123 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,236 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 17,633 Ukrainian children were found, and 386 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 1 citizen was killed. 8 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


As of September 15, due to Russian military aggression, 287 employees of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine were injured, and 80 more were killed. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


The UK government has proscribed the Russian mercenary unit Wagner Group as a terrorist organization. – Official website of the UK government


Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 51 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War


On September 15, Russian troops targeted the temporarily occupied city of Nova Kakhovka in the Kherson region with guided bombs. Due to an enemy attack, at least one civilian was killed, and 12 more people were injured. – Kherson Regional Prosecutor’s Office

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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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