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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 August 2023 (approximation): 257930 troops; 4358 tanks; 8449 armored vehicles; 5264 artillery systems; 719 MLRS; 489 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7692 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4309 tactical UAVs; 794 special military equipment; 1406 cruise missiles. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukrainian troops are advancing along the southern flank around Bakhmut. As of now, 3 more square kilometers have been liberated. In total, 43 square kilometers of Ukrainian land were liberated in this direction since the start of the offensive operations. — Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 3 people were killed, and 27 civilians were injured by shelling. — Information from Regional Military Administrations


The first line of the main water pipeline on the “Inhulets – Kriazheve” section was launched. Ukraine started to build it three days after Russia’s terrorist act at the Kakhovka HPP. It is supposed to provide water to a quarter of the population of Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk Region. — Press service of the Ministry of Development of Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure of Ukraine


The Ukrainian troops are advancing on the Zaporizhzhia axis: on the south-east of Robotyn and south of Mala Tokmachka. In Robotyn, planned combat work is currently taking place. — Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defense 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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