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Over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners destroyed 2 Kh-35/Kh-59 cruise missiles and 16 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 17 August 2023 (approximation): 256050 troops; 4329 tanks; 8398 armored vehicles; 5169 artillery systems; 714 MLRS; 486 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 314 helicopters; 7641 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4272 tactical UAVs; 773 special military equipment; 1406 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The missile unit of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed an enemy Ka-52 attack helicopter in the Bakhmut axis. — Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Bulgaria joined the Joint Declaration of the G7 on security guarantees for Ukraine. So far, 16 countries have joined the Declaration. — Bulgaria’s Government Information Service


The soldiers of the 47th Separate Mechanized Brigade shot down an enemy Ka-52 attack helicopter in the Zaporizhzhia axis near Robotyn. — The 47th Separate Mechanized Brigade


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 3 people were killed, and 15 civilians were injured by shelling. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia joined the Joint Declaration of the G7 of support for Ukraine presented at the NATO summit. — The joint statement of the Prime Ministers of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.


Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed laws on extending martial law and mobilisation in Ukraine until November 15, 2023. — Verkhovna Rada official website


In the morning, Russian troops launched a missile attack on the Novomoskovskiy district of the Dnipropetrovsk region. About 10,000 people in two settlements remained without electricity. – Mykola Lukashuk, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

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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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