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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have damaged 2,700 and destroyed 337 educational establishments in Ukraine. – Yaroslav Shanko, Deputy Head of the Juvenile Prevention Directorate of the National Police


As of November 17, 63 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the Kherson region. – Denys Monastyrskyi, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


The “grain initiative”, which allows Ukraine to export its agricultural products through Black Sea ports, has been extended for 120 days. The United Nations and Turkey have remained its guarantors. Since the beginning of the “grain initiative”, Ukraine has exported more than 11 million tons of its agricultural products to 38 countries worldwide. – Oleksandr Kubrakov, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 17 November (approximation): 83110 troops; 2878 tanks; 5804 armored vehicles; 1860 artillery systems; 393 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4362 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1531 tactical UAVs; 160 special military equipment; 474 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On November 17, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 4 Russian cruise missiles and 5 Iranian «Shahed» kamikaze drones in the Kyiv region. – Press service of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration


Over the last week, Russian aggressors launched 148 missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine, of which 111 — on November 15, at critical infrastructure facilities. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of November 17, 991 dead bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the liberated territories of Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Kherson, and Kharkiv regions. – Oleksii Serhieiev, Head of the Organizational and Analytical Support and Operational Response Department of the National Police of Ukraine


During the counteroffensive in the South of Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have entered the border along the right bank of the Dnipro River in the Kherson region. Almost 200 settlements have already been liberated. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on Dnipro in the Dnipropetrovsk region on November 17. 23 people were injured, including a 15-year-old girl. 15 injured victims were hospitalized. Local residential buildings and an enterprise were damaged. – Borys Filatov, Mayor of Dnipro


Russian occupiers shelled the Zaporizhzhia region at night on November 17. Local private houses were destroyed. 7 people were killed. There may also be other victims under the rubble. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Odesa, the Kyiv, the Kharkiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Chernihiv regions. 9 people were killed. 40 citizens were injured, including 1 child [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A soldier of the Ukrainian “Azov” Regiment hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

Ukrainian rescuers from the Kupiansk community train to apply a tourniquet. Currently, on almost all emergency calls, they have to eliminate the consequences of Russian shelling, and often there are casualties. September 14, 2023, the Kharkiv region.

By Oleksandr Stavytskyi / Suspilne Kharkiv

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