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06:58

Over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops hit 2 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, 2 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems, 11 Russian artillery units at the firing positions, 3 enemy ammunition depots, and a Russian electronic warfare station. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 9 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

07:51

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 18 September 2023 (approximation): 272940 troops; 4623 tanks; 8834 armored vehicles; 6027 artillery systems; 776 MLRS; 525 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8571 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 4769 tactical UAVs; 901 special military equipment; 1462 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:31

At night on September 18, Ukrainian defenders shot down 18 out of 24 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones and 17 out of 17 enemy cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:47

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 504 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,123 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,231 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 17,772 Ukrainian children were found, and 386 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

11:10

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Khmelnytska, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 4 citizens were killed. 12 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

15:47

Ukraine has returned home two more Ukrainian children from the temporarily occupied territories. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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