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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 450 Ukrainian children have died, 863 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 17 December (approximation): 97690 troops; 2985 tanks; 5958 armored vehicles; 1947 artillery systems; 410 MLRS; 211 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 281 aircraft; 264 helicopters; 4577 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1648 tactical UAVs; 174 special military equipment; 653 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Over the last 2 days, 4 more ships left Ukrainian ports in Odesa through the “grain corridor”. 145 thousand tons of Ukrainian wheat are on board, heading to countries of Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kyiv, the Chernihiv, the Sumy, the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Odesa, and the Kherson regions. 6 people were killed, including 1 child. 24 citizens were injured, including 4 children [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – 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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