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Russian aggressors have arranged a concentration camp for the torture of civilians in one of the factories in Vovchansk, in the Kharkiv region. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 215 Ukrainian children have died, 391 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Russian occupiers have fired on 5 railway stations in central and western Ukraine. Some passengers have been injured. Information on the number of victims is being clarified. – Oleksandr Kamyshin, Head of the Board of Ukrzaliznytsia


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 25 April (approximation): 21900 troops; 884 tanks; 2258 armored vehicles; 411 artillery systems; 149 MLRS; 69 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 181 aircraft; 154 helicopters; 1566 military auto vehicles; 8 military boats; 76 fuel tanks; 201 tactical UAVs; 28 special military equipment; 4 mobile SRBM systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have killed 3 818 and have injured more than 4000 Ukrainian civilians [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Iryna Venediktova, Ukrainian Prosecutor General


As of April 25, about 242 episodes of war crimes of Russian occupiers against the Ukrainian cultural heritage have been documented. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


There is no light in the Luhansk region due to the military actions of Russian aggressors. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration


Two cruise missiles fired by Russian troops have been recorded over the Khmelnytska NPP cooling pond. – Press service of Energoatom


On Easter, Russian occupiers deported 149 people from Mariupol to the Russian Federation, 23 children among them. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol


Between 3,000 and 9,000 civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been buried in a mass grave in the village of Manhush, in Mariupol. – Mariupol City Council


There is a lack of food, no electricity, water, and communication in the occupied by Russian troops city of Vovchansk, in the Kharkiv region. – Suspilne news Kharkiv (local media) based on local governments report


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of April 25), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 2,665 deaths and 3,053 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR


58 orphans and children deprived of parental care have been hiding in the basement of a local church in Kherson for more than a month. They need immediate evacuation. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The US government has approved the decision to sell to Ukraine soviet “non-standard ammunition” worth $ 165 million. – US Department of State


Russian aggressors are forcibly mobilizing local men in the occupied Melitopol, in the Zaporizhzhia region. – Ivan Fedorov, Mayor of Melitopol


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors have shelled the Donetsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Luhansk, the Lviv, the Poltava, the Rivne, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zhytomyr, the Kharkiv, the Vinnytsia, and the Mykolaiv regions. 32 people have been killed. 35 citizens have been injured. 2 children are among the victims. – 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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