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07:52

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 18 July 2023 (approximation): 239010 troops; 4119 tanks; 8051 armored vehicles; 4542 artillery systems; 689 MLRS; 428 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 310 helicopters; 7086 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3839 tactical UAVs; 677 special military equipment; 1273 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:14

On July 18, Russia attacked Ukraine with cruise missiles and UAVs. Ukrainian defenders shot down 31 out of 36 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones, 6 out of 6 cruise missiles “Kalibr”, and one reconnaissance UAV. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:38

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 4 citizens were killed. 25 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

12:00

The Swedish government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new financial aid package of £450m. These funds will help build up Ukrainian infrastructure and institutions such as healthcare. In addition, it aimed to increase Ukraine’s access to fossil-free energy and transition to greener technologies, as well as to strengthen security and human rights protections. – The Guardian

17:24

On July 18, Russian forces shelled the settlement of Dvorichna in the Kharkiv region. Due to an attack, a 72-year-old man was killed and a 65-year-old woman was injured and hospitalized. – Kharkiv 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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