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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 25 October 2023 (approximation): 296310 troops; 5112 tanks; 9697 armored vehicles; 7125 artillery systems; 833 MLRS; 554 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 320 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 9474 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 5372 tactical UAVs; 1007 special military equipment; 1538 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukrainian defenders continue the counteroffensive operation on the Melitopol axis and have partial success in the areas west of Verbove, in the Zaporizhzhia region. In addition, over the past day, Ukrainian missile troops hit 12 Russian artillery units, an enemy command post, and a Russian logistics hub. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 13 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 3 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on October 25, Ukrainian defenders shot down 11 out of 11 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Cherkasy, Kherson, Poltava, Zhytomyr, Khmelnytskyi, and Mykolaiv regions. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 508 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,139 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,890 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 386 Ukrainian children were returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


During the night Russian air attack, debris of the downed enemy targets fell on the territory of the critical infrastructure facility in the Khmelnytskyi region. The blast wave damaged nearby non-residential premises, residential buildings, and vehicles. 16 people were injured. – Serhii Tiurin, First Deputy Head of the Khmelnytskyi Regional Military Administration


The Australian government is providing a further $20 million package of military assistance to Ukraine. It includes de-mining equipment, portable X-ray machines, a 3D metal printer, and counter-drone systems. – Official website of the Australian Department of Defence


Germany will provide an additional €195 million aid package to Ukraine to support the Ukrainian energy infrastructure during the winter period. – Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

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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.

By Philip Buehler

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.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

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