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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzer “Msta-B”, a 120 mm mobile mortar system, a command post in Kherson, an electronic warfare station in Nova Kakhovka, and an enemy pontoon bridge near the village of Sadove in the Kherson region on September 16. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on September 16. 2 people were killed. 11 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 17 September (approximation): 54250 troops; 2202 tanks; 4701 armored vehicles; 1306 artillery systems; 312 MLRS; 168 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 251 aircraft; 216 helicopters; 3571 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 911 tactical UAVs; 121 special military equipment; 236 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 389 Ukrainian children have died, 756 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian occupiers shelled the Kherson region. A local residential building was damaged in Kherson, an entire family was killed: a man, a woman, and 2 of their children. Moreover, Russian aggressors keep kidnapping, torturing, and killing local Ukrainian civilians in the temporarily occupied territories. – Yaroslav Yanushevych, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


The Spanish government has sent 5 transport aircraft with ammunition for large-caliber artillery systems of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. – Press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on Chuhuiv in the Kharkiv region on September 17. An 11-year-old girl died in the hospital. 1 woman was injured. Local residential buildings were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


54 Ukrainian civilians were killed due to a Russian air strike on a high-rise building in Izium in the Kharkiv region on March 9. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have killed 43 and injured 144 Ukrainian rescuers. – Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Sumy, the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, and the Kherson regions. 11 people were killed, including 3 children. 29 citizens were injured, including 2 children. – 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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