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Over the past month, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 233 Iranian «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones in different regions of Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


On October 19, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian 152-mm howitzers, an enemy command post vehicle, and 2 Russian ammunition depots in the Beryslav region in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 20 October (approximation): 66650 troops; 2567 tanks; 5255 armored vehicles; 1646 artillery systems; 372 MLRS; 189 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 269 aircraft; 243 helicopters; 4005 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1311 tactical UAVs; 147 special military equipment; 329 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 428 Ukrainian children have died, 817 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


As of October 20, as part of the “grain initiative”, Ukraine has exported 8 million tons of agricultural products through the sea ports of the Odesa region. In particular, 2 more ships have left the Ukrainian port “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor” today. 82,000 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


The European Union has imposed sanctions against Iran for supplying Russia with kamikaze drones for the war against Ukraine. In particular, the sanctions list includes 3 individuals and the company responsible for the supply of drones. – Official Twitter page of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union


The Australian government has extended its sanctions on Russian imports for another year. In particular, the existing 35 % tariff on importing Russian and Belarusian goods has been extended until October 2023. – SBS News


Between 10 and 20 October, Russian troops fired 154 missiles at Ukraine. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of October 20, 146 dead bodies of Ukrainian citizens killed by Russian occupiers have been found in Lyman, in the Donetsk region. – Press service of the Donetsk regional police


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Mykolaiv, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Kherson, the Chernihiv, and the Luhansk regions. 19 people were killed. 24 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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A utility service worker is clearing the debris after a Russian missile attack on Sloviansk on March 27, 2023.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

Oleksandr was injured during a Russian missile attack on Sloviansk on March 27, 2023.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

Russian troops shell the frontline city of Bakhmut in the Donetsk region every day and turn it into ruins. March 26, 2023.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A Ukrainian defender says goodbye to his beloved at the Kramatorsk railway station, in the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A Ukrainian soldier in the frontline town of Avdiivka in the East of Ukraine. Russian forces shell the city daily, destroying buildings, smashing cars, and leaving craters.

By Evhenii Maloletka

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the positions of the Ukrainian military in the Bakhmut direction.

Photo from Volodymyr Zelenskyy / Instagram

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