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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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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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