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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

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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