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On June 27, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 4 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, and 2 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems “Buk”. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 18 strikes on locations with Russian troops and 6 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 28, Ukrainian defenders shot down 6 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 28 June 2023 (approximation): 227100 troops; 4036 tanks; 7847 armored vehicles; 4089 artillery systems; 627 MLRS; 387 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 308 helicopters; 6774 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3499 tactical UAVs; 563 special military equipment; 1261 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 493 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,033 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 633 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,489 were deported. At the same time, 14,162 Ukrainian children were found, and 373 returned home. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Poltava, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 10 citizens were killed. 69 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The Croatian parliament recognized the 1932-1933 Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

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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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