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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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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

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