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06:43

The Armed Forces of Ukraine fired on 40 enemy objects, including 20 areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, as well as 7 ammunition depots over the past 24 hours. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

07:04

At 01:13, as a result of the shelling of the Zaporizhzhia NPP by the Russian aggressor, the communication equipment of power unit No. 6 with the open switchgear was damaged. – National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine

07:23

On the night of September 21, Russian troops shelled the Nikopolskyi and Kryvorizkyi districts of the Dnipropetrovsk region with heavy artillery. A 56-year-old man was injured. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

08:00

On September 20, Russians killed 6 civilians of the Donetsk region: 2 in Bakhmut, 1 in Toretsk, 1 in Druzhba, 1 in Heorhiivka and 1 in Velyka Novosilka. 20 people were also injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

08:10

Over the past day, the Russian troops launched 8 missile and 35 air strikes, carried out more than 120 attacks from multiple rocket launchers on objects on the territory of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”.

08:16

On September 20, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the the occupiers’ local commander’s office in Svatove, Luhansk region. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration

08:48

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 21 September (approximation): 55110 troops; 2227 tanks; 4748 armored vehicles; 1340 artillery systems; 318 MLRS; 168 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 253 aircraft; 217 helicopters; 3610 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 932 tactical UAVs; 125 special military equipment; 239 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:00

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 391 Ukrainian children have died, 764 children have been injured. – Prosecutor General’s Office

10:00

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops launched 8 missile and 35 air strikes, carried out more than MLRS 120 attacks on objects on the territory of the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, and the Kherson regions. 6 people were killed. 22 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

14:25

The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine will help attract its member companies to the reconstruction of houses in the city of Irpin, the Kyiv region. – Oleksandr Markushyn, Mayor of Irpin

15:48

The upper lock of the Pechenizka dam in the Kharkiv region was destroyed as a result of the shelling by Russian troops. There were no victims or injured. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

16:00

In the south, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Orlan-10 drones and 4 enemy armored vehicles. – Operational Command “South”

23:45

215 Ukrainian defenders were released from the Russian captivity, 108 of them — from the Azov regiment. — Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

23:50

10 foreign citizens from the UK, USA, Morocco, Sweden, and Croatia were released from the Russian captivity during the exchange. — Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

See the war

The first Canadian Leopard 2 tank for the Armed Forces of Ukraine has arrived in Poland.

Photo from the Department of National Defence/Handout via Reuters (Reuters)

Yaroslava, the daughter of killed Ukrainian soldier Ihor Bezohliuk, puts his photo on the part of the memorial wall for Ukrainian defenders who died since the full-scale Russian invasion. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

People look at destroyed Russian military vehicles on display in Mykhailivskyi Square in Kyiv. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Volunteer workers are building a roof over a house destroyed during the Russian occupation. Bucha, the Kyiv region. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

People walk past anti-tank metal barriers known as “hedgehogs” at Independence Square in Kyiv. February 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Recently released from Russian captivity, the Ukrainian defender Maksym Kolesnykov tastes a fresh apple for the first time in almost a year.

Photo from the Presidential Office of Ukraine

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