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08:15

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 26 December 2023 (approximation): 354960 troops; 5899 tanks; 10956 armored vehicles; 8366 artillery systems; 934 MLRS; 614 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 329 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 11109 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 23 military boats; 1 submarine; 6458 tactical UAVs; 1239 special military equipment; 1618 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:11

At night on December 26, Ukrainian defenders shot down 13 out of 19 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:07

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Khmelnytskyi, Kirovohrad, Donetsk, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 3 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

11:11

The Air Force’s air defense missile units destroyed a large amphibious assault ship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, “Novocherkask”. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

12:14

The first group of Ukrainian pilots to receive training from the Royal Air Force are now learning to fly F-16 fighter jets in Denmark, having completed a basic training program in the UK. – UK Government

14:02

Ukraine has destroyed 20% of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in four months. – Grant Shapps, UK Secretary of State for Defense

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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