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On July 16, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit one location with Russian troops, 20 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, 2 Russian air defense systems, and 2 enemy electronic warfare stations. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 15 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and one strike on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 17 July 2023 (approximation): 238300 troops; 4115 tanks; 8034 armored vehicles; 4504 artillery systems; 685 MLRS; 428 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 310 helicopters; 7059 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3828 tactical UAVs; 677 special military equipment; 1273 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 citizens were killed. 18 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The British government has imposed new restrictions against 14 Russian individuals, 11 of them are responsible for the forced deportation of Ukrainian children. In particular, the sanctions list includes Russian education minister Sergey Kravtsov and Russian culture minister Olga Lyubimova. – Reuters


The US government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with more than $500 million in additional humanitarian aid. – Samantha Power, Administrator of USAID

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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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