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08:43

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 23 October 2023 (approximation): 294700 troops; 5093 tanks; 9653 armored vehicles; 7057 artillery systems; 825 MLRS; 551 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 320 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 9419 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 5345 tactical UAVs; 998 special military equipment; 1536 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:15

At night on October 23, Ukrainian defenders shot down 13 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones, one enemy-guided air missile Kh-59, and one enemy UAV of unspecified type used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:34

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 508 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,138 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,779 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 386 Ukrainian children were returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office

09:42

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 3 citizens were killed. 5 more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

13:00

Ukraine has received the ninth tranche of € 1.5 billion macro-financial assistance from the European Union. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

17:25

Over the last 12 months, Russian troops used more than 300 cruise missiles of various types, 14 ballistic missiles, and almost 400 Iranian-made Shahed drones to attack Kyiv. – Kyiv City Military Administration

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A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

Residents of the frontline areas of the Donetsk region have their eyesight checked and receive consultations from an ophthalmologist of the volunteer medical mission. Due to constant Russian shellings, local hospitals can’t temporarily provide medical services. April 2024.

By Mykhailo Palinchak

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