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On July 25, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $400 million. It includes additional munitions for Patriot air defense systems and NASAMS; Stinger anti-aircraft systems; additional ammunition for HIMARS; 32 Stryker armored personnel carriers; Hornet unmanned aerial systems; Hydra-70 aircraft rockets; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


Russia has laid additional sea mines in the approaches to Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea and may attack civilian shipping. – Barbara Woodward, UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian forces have destroyed more than 300 Ukrainian educational institutions, including 180 schools, and damaged more than 1,000 educational establishments. – Oksen Lisovyi, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine


On July 25, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a location with Russian troops and military equipment, 7 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, 2 enemy electronic warfare stations, and 2 Russian anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, 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. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 26 July 2023 (approximation): 243680 troops; 4177 tanks; 8136 armored vehicles; 4727 artillery systems; 698 MLRS; 457 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 310 helicopters; 7211 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3993 tactical UAVs; 708 special military equipment; 1307 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, and Kherson regions. 4 citizens were killed. 7 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


In the last 24 hours, the losses of Russian troops killed and wounded in the Tavriia axis amounted to almost two companies. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 13 units of enemy military equipment. – Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, Commander of “Tavriia” operational-strategic group of troops


On July 26, Ukrainian defenders shot down 3 cruise missiles “Kalibr” and 33 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555 used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces 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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