To News and Stories


Timeline of war
June 22 Logo

On June 21, Ukrainian defenders shot down a Russian helicopter Mi-24. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 21, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 3 Russian command posts, 2 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, an enemy anti-aircraft missile system, 13 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, 2 Russian electronic warfare stations, and an enemy ammunition depot. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 12 strikes on locations with Russian troops and 6 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 7 Russian reconnaissance drones. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 22 June 2023 (approximation): 222650 troops; 4013 tanks; 7783 armored vehicles; 3941 artillery systems; 617 MLRS; 376 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 307 helicopters; 6678 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3438 tactical UAVs; 539 special military equipment; 1214 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on June 22, Ukrainian forces shot down 3 out 4 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones launched by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The European Union transferred another tranche of €1,5 billion macro-financial assistance program to Ukraine. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


The Estonian government has decided to send Ukraine another military aid package. In particular, it includes a military hospital, medical equipment, demining equipment, and counter-drone equipment. – Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia

War News

See the war

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

how Ukraine lived before the war Explore peaceful Ukraine