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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed or damaged over 800 cultural heritage objects in Ukraine. – Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 6,595 deaths and 10,189 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


On Monday, 3 more ships left Ukrainian ports. They transport 90,428 tons of Ukrainian grain and other food as part of the “grain initiative”. Another 76 ships are waiting for permission to enter Ukrainian ports for grain. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman for the Odesa Regional Military Administration


On November 21, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian command post, an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse, and a Russian electronic warfare station. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 22 November (approximation): 85000 troops; 2895 tanks; 5827 armored vehicles; 1882 artillery systems; 395 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4393 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1537 tactical UAVs; 161 special military equipment; 480 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Bakhmut and Lyman directions. – 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


Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 33 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Press service of the Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories


Russian occupiers have shelled a humanitarian aid distribution point in the city of Orikhiv in the Zaporizhzhia region. 1 person was killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


The European Commission has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new financial aid package of €2,5 billion. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


The Canadian government has announced new sanctions against 22 more Belarusian officials and 16 companies involved in military manufacturing, technology, engineering, banking, and railway transportation. – Reuters


Russian aggressors fired missiles at Kherson on November 22. As a result, 3 Ukrainian citizens were killed. – Oleksandr Leshchenko, Head of the Civil Protection Department of the Kherson City Council


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped more than 700 Ukrainian citizens in Melitopol in the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 100 Ukrainians are still being held in captivity. – Ivan Fedorov, Mayor of Melitopol


Ukraine has received an additional $60 million from the World Bank. These funds will be used to pay salaries to Ukrainian civil servants and teachers. – Press service of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine


The US government has announced the disbursement of an additional $4,5 billion in grants for direct budget support of Ukraine. These funds will be used to pay wages for hospital workers, government employees, and teachers, as well as social assistance for the elderly and vulnerable people. – Official website of the US Department of the Treasury


As of November 22, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1,886 Ukrainian settlements from Russian occupiers. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Kherson, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Chernihiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Luhansk, and the Donetsk regions. 11 people were killed. 20 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.

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