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On April 24, Russian forces attacked Ukraine with UAVs. In particular, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 6 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones in the eastern direction and 2 enemy Lantset drones, and 1 UAV of the operational-tactical level in the southern direction. – Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Since February 24, 2022, about 2,238 Ukrainian citizens, including 140 civilians, have been released from Russian captivity and returned home. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 9 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 3 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian anti-aircraft missile system and 2 enemy electronic warfare stations. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 10 enemy UAVs of different types. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 25 April 2023 (approximation): 187770 troops; 3688 tanks; 7151 armored vehicles; 2863 artillery systems; 539 MLRS; 291 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 294 helicopters; 5784 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2437 tactical UAVs; 345 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 3 citizens were killed. 18 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Russian troops shelled Kup’iansk in the Kharkiv region on April 25. A Russian S-300 missile hit the local history museum. 10 civilians were injured. 2 people were killed. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration

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A boy runs through a playground covered in debris after a Russian strike in the town of Selydove, the Donetsk region. November 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

Pedestrians walk past exhibited destroyed Russian military vehicles blanketed in snow in front of the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv. November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

A 60-foot-long photograph of Irpin’s car cemetery has been erected in Little Ukraine, Manhattan, as a reminder that Russia’s war against Ukraine continues.

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A Ukrainian schoolboy is doing his homework at a Kyiv metro station during an air raid alert.

Photo from UNICEF Ukraine / Instagram

Numerous shell craters in a field on the frontline near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region, covered with snow. November 22, 2023.

By Alex Babenko / AP Photo

Burnt Russian military equipment in a snowy field near Kupiansk, the Kharkiv region. In particular, the Russian army has intensified its attacks on the Kupiansk-Lyman axis lately. November 21, 2023.

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