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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 44,662 war crimes (approximately) against Ukraine and its citizens. – Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


On November 20, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a column of Russian troops, 2 enemy command posts, and a Russian ammunition depot in the East of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 437 Ukrainian children have died, 839 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 21 November (approximation): 84600 troops; 2892 tanks; 5822 armored vehicles; 1870 artillery systems; 393 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4378 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1537 tactical UAVs; 161 special military equipment; 480 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled the settlement of Shevchenkove in the Kupianskyi district in the Kharkiv region on November 20. 1 woman was killed. 2 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings were damaged. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


As of November 21, Ukrainian law enforcement officers have found 4 torture chambers in the liberated city of Kherson. Russian occupiers illegally held and tortured here Ukrainian citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


The New Zealand government has imposed sanctions against 22 members of the Russian elite who have supported the illegal invasion of Ukraine. Included in the sanctions are Putin’s daughters, Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova; the wife and children of Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov; the Governor of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina; and the wife and son of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Moreover, 4 entities of economic relevance to Russia in the oil and gas, steel, and transport sectors, as well as radar and electronic equipment systems, were sanctioned. The sanctions involve travel bans; prohibitions on dealing with assets or services, shares or securities; and prohibitions on vessels like superyachts or aircraft entering this country. – Official website of the New Zealand government


The Luxembourg government has transferred additional High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) to Ukraine. – François Bausch, Minister of Defence of Luxembourg


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Sumy, and the Zaporizhzhia regions. 5 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Until February 24, 2022, Andrii made furniture. Since then, he has volunteered and dyed fabrics in khaki colors. From his products, other volunteers make camouflage nets for Ukrainian soldiers.

By Elena Tita

A Ukrainian soldier with the call sign “Chornyi” makes his signature coffee “on gunpowder”: he throws the remains of gunpowder into the fire to make it stronger and heat the water for coffee. The Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A couple of Ukrainian combat medics with the callsigns “Pion” and “Frits”. They have known each other for seven months and have been married for four. The Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A child, injured by Russian shelling, in the national specialized children’s hospital Okhmatdyt in Kyiv.

Photo from Okhmatdyt

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine, honored the memory of the Bucha residents killed by Russian invaders during the temporary occupation of the city. March 31, 2023.

Photo from the Presidential Office of Ukraine

This small icon belongs to the Ukrainian defender Yaryk. His pea jacket with all his things caught fire because of the Russian shelling. Everything burned down except for this icon. Since then, Yaryk always carries it with him. March 29, 2023, the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

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