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The British government has transferred about 20,000 food packages to the Kharkiv region, as part of a new humanitarian aid package. – Press service of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


In the Odesa region on June 22, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Russian missiles. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman of the Odesa Regional Military Administration


Due to Russian shelling in the city of Apostolove in the Kryvyi Rih district of the Dnipropetrovsk region, on June 23, 2 people were injured. Residential buildings were destroyed, the city is partially without electricity and water supply. Russian aggressors used cluster shells (banned by international conventions). – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 23 June (approximation): 34430 troops; 1504 tanks; 3632 armored vehicles; 756 artillery systems; 240 MLRS; 99 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 216 aircraft; 183 helicopters; 2548 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 14 military boats; 620 tactical UAVs; 60 special military equipment; 137 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 324 Ukrainian children have died, 593 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Due to Russian shelling in the city of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region, on June 22, 1 citizen was killed, and 3 people were injured. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Due to Russian shelling in the settlement of Pechenihy in the Kharkiv region, on June 23, 7 people were injured, including 2 children. Private houses and the infrastructure of a local private enterprise were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


On June 23, the European Parliament has adopted a resolution on granting Ukraine and Moldova the status of a candidate for membership in the European Union without delay. – Press release of the European Parliament


In the Odesa region on June 23, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Russian missiles. – Operational Command “South”


The British government has imposed new trade sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions list includes prohibitions on the export to Russia of a range of goods and technology, the export of jet fuel, and the export of sterling or EU-denominated banknotes. Moreover, there are new prohibitions on the provision of technical assistance, and financial services, funds, and brokering services relating to iron and steel imports. – Reuters


Due to Russian shelling in Mykolaiv, on June 23, 1 citizen was injured. The production and social infrastructure of the city were damaged. – Operational Command “South”


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have stolen more than 500,000 tons of Ukrainian grain. – Vasyl Bodnar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Turkey


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Sumy, the Odesa, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Chernihiv, the Mykolaiv, and the Kherson regions. 5 people have been killed. 17 citizens have been injured, including 2 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The European Council has approved the decision to grant Ukraine the status of a candidate for membership in the European Union. – Charles Michel, President of the European Council

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At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A soldier of the Ukrainian “Azov” Regiment hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

Ukrainian rescuers from the Kupiansk community train to apply a tourniquet. Currently, on almost all emergency calls, they have to eliminate the consequences of Russian shelling, and often there are casualties. September 14, 2023, the Kharkiv region.

By Oleksandr Stavytskyi / Suspilne Kharkiv

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