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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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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

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