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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 26 August 2023 (approximation): 260270 troops; 4390 tanks; 8539 armored vehicles; 5379 artillery systems; 726 MLRS; 497 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7823 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4367 tactical UAVs; 804 special military equipment; 1411 cruise missiles. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night, Ukrainian defenders shot down two Russian Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs in the skies over the Kharkiv region. — Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukraine returned 11 more children from Russia and territories temporarily occupied by Russia. — Mykola Kuleba, executive director of Save Ukraine NGO

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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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