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08:32

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 26 June 2023 (approximation): 225580 troops; 4031 tanks; 7820 armored vehicles; 4055 artillery systems; 624 MLRS; 385 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 308 helicopters; 6751 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3482 tactical UAVs; 557 special military equipment; 1259 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:00

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated about 130 square kilometers in the south of Ukraine since their offensive began. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine

09:15

On June 26, Ukrainian forces shot down 2 out of 3 cruise missiles Kalibr and 7 out of 8 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed four Russian UAVs of an unspecified type. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:02

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 490 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,031 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 621 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,499 were deported. At the same time, 14,063 Ukrainian children were found, and 373 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

12:25

The European Council has adopted a decision to increase the overall financial ceiling of the European Peace Facility (EPF) by €3,5 billion. – Official website of the European Union

12:30

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 1 citizen was killed. 11 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

13:19

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the village of Rivnopil in the Donetsk region. – Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine

17:27

On June 26, Russian forces shelled a private enterprise in Nikopol, the Dnipropetrovsk region. Due to an attack, two employees were killed and one more injured. – Serhii Lysak, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

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On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

People walk past a residential building that was heavily damaged during a Russian shelling in the town of Mykolaivka, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

«Camouflage Art»: an exhibition of the “paintings” created with nets by a volunteer organization in one of the museums in Zaporizhzhia. April 6, 2024.

By Elena Tita

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