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07:56

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 20 June 2023 (approximation): 221460 troops; 3997 tanks; 7750 armored vehicles; 3888 artillery systems; 614 MLRS; 372 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 306 helicopters; 6645 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3393 tactical UAVs; 531 special military equipment; 1214 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:15

On June 20, Russia attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. Ukrainian defenders shot down 32 out of 35 enemy UAVs. In addition, Russian forces shelled Zaporizhzhia with air ballistic missiles Iskander-M / S-300. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:30

During a Russian night air attack, fallen debris from downed aerial targets damaged outbuildings and several private houses in the Kyiv region. In Lviv, enemy UAVs hit a critical infrastructure facility. At night, Russia also targeted Zaporizhzhia with missiles. Agricultural property and equipment, as well as one of the local recreation areas, were hit. There are no casualties. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

10:14

Russian aggressors shelled the Donetsk region on June 19. 5 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

10:39

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than eight million Ukrainians have become refugees, and more than five million have applied for temporary resident status in Western European countries. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

11:05

The Danish government has approved another package of military assistance to Ukraine worth €2,95 billion for 2023-2028. – Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine

15:30

In the last 24 hours, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners carried out 1,487 fire missions in the Tavriia axis. The losses of Russian troops killed and wounded amounted to more than five companies. In addition, 46 units of enemy military equipment were destroyed or damaged. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops

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Women from the volunteer center “Zmist” in Poltava make a camouflage net for Ukrainian defenders.

By Elena Tita

Active construction of the fortifications on the second defense lines is currently ongoing in the Sumy and Kharkiv regions.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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