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At night on February 27, Russian occupiers attacked Ukraine with Iranian “Shahed” drones. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 11 of 14 such drones. 9 enemy drones were shot down in the airspace of Kyiv. There were no victims and no hits on the infrastructure objects. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As a result of an attack by Iranian “Shahed” drones on Khmelnytskyi, 1 person was killed and 4 were injured. Local residential buildings were damaged. At night, explosions occurred in Kyiv, as well as in the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions. Local authorities reported on the work of the Ukrainian air defense forces. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


During the night’s massive missile attack on Ukraine, Russian forces hit Zaporizhzhia with S-300 missiles. One of the infrastructure objects was damaged, but there were no victims. Moreover, the missile strike on the island of Khortytsia was recorded, where the administration building caught fire. Artillery shelling took place in Nikopol in the Dnipropetrovsk region. 6 houses, a car, and a power line were damaged. Russian troops also launched a missile attack on Myrnohrad in the Donetsk region. The local garden and garage were damaged. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 27 February 2023 (approximation): 148690 troops; 3385 tanks; 6621 armored vehicles; 2380 artillery systems; 475 MLRS; 247 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 300 aircraft; 288 helicopters; 5248 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2048 tactical UAVs; 230 special military equipment; 873 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 461 Ukrainian children have died, 927 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 350 Ukrainian children were reported missing. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


As part of the 10th package of sanctions, the European Union imposed restrictions against the Russian Alfa Bank, Rosbank, and Tinkoff Bank. In particular, the sanctions include freezing the European assets of Russian banks, a ban on operations with these credit organizations, and disconnection of these banks from SWIFT. – Official journal of the European Union


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Khmelnytskyi, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 3 people were killed. 5 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The European Union expanded the list of individuals and institutions from Belarus subject to EU restrictive measures concerning Russian aggression against Ukraine. In particular, 21 natural and 2 legal persons were added to the sanctions list, including Belarusian enterprises LLC “Synesis” and JSC “Belarusian Potash Company”. – Official journal of the European Union

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At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A soldier of the Ukrainian “Azov” Regiment hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

Ukrainian rescuers from the Kupiansk community train to apply a tourniquet. Currently, on almost all emergency calls, they have to eliminate the consequences of Russian shelling, and often there are casualties. September 14, 2023, the Kharkiv region.

By Oleksandr Stavytskyi / Suspilne Kharkiv

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