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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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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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