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Tonight, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 11 out of 20 attack drones «Shahed-136/131» launched by Russia: 9 drones over the Odesa region and 2 UAVs over the Zaporizhzhia region were shot down. Grain storage facilities in the Odesa region were damaged due to the attack. — Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 23 August 2023 (approximation): 258820 troops; 4373 tanks; 8488 armored vehicles; 5318 artillery systems; 722 MLRS; 491 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7745 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4324 tactical UAVs; 800 special military equipment; 1406 cruise missiles. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the morning, Russia carried out airstrikes on Kherson. Around four in the morning, the Russian troops dropped two guided aerial bombs on a kindergarten and residential buildings. As a result, six people were injured. — Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Odesa, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 5 people were killed, and 22 civilians were injured by shelling. — Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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