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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian forces have completely destroyed at least 353 and damaged more than 3,400 Ukrainian educational establishments. – Andrii Vitrenko, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine


Over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops hit 3 Russian command posts, an enemy anti-aircraft missile system, 9 Russian artillery units at the firing positions, one Russian ammunition depot, and an enemy electronic warfare station. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 16 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 3 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 20 September 2023 (approximation): 273980 troops; 4635 tanks; 8868 armored vehicles; 6096 artillery systems; 779 MLRS; 526 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8633 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 4821 tactical UAVs; 906 special military equipment; 1479 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on September 20, Ukrainian defenders shot down 17 out of 24 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Sumy, Poltava, Kirovohrad, and Dnipropetrovsk regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct counteroffensive operations on the Bakhmut and Melitopol axes and have been consolidating their positions. – Andrii Kovalov, Spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Kirovohrad, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, and Kherson regions. At least 9 citizens were killed. 13 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, about 246 Ukrainian citizens were killed, and another 521 were injured by Russian mines and other explosive objects. – Oleh Shuvarskyi, Head of the Mine Action Department of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

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A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

By Philip Buehler

A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

Photo from UNICEF Ukraine / Instagram

Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

By Alex Babenko / AP Photo

Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

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