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In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 20 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 7 strikes on anti-aircraft missile systems at firing positions of Russian occupiers. Moreover, Ukrainian defenders shot down an enemy aircraft Su-25, 2 Russian Orlan-10 UAVs, and 2 enemy kamikaze drones Lancet-3. Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit an MLRS battery of Russian invaders. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 20 February 2023 (approximation): 143680 troops; 3316 tanks; 6553 armored vehicles; 2334 artillery systems; 471 MLRS; 243 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 299 aircraft; 287 helicopters; 5209 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2018 tactical UAVs; 225 special military equipment; 873 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 461 Ukrainian children have died, 926 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 348 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 16,207 were deported. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Joe Biden, President of the USA, is currently in Kyiv on a working visit. – Volodymyr Zelenskyi, President of Ukraine


Ukraine received a new aid package from the Italian government. – Volodymyr Zelenskyi, President of Ukraine

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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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