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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


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


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


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


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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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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