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03:33

On the morning on October 27, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 19 Iranian «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones in the Odesa, Mykolaiv, and Vinnytsia regions. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces

06:48

On October 26, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian mortars and an enemy self-propelled large-caliber howitzer “Acacia” in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”

08:41

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 27 October (approximation): 69220 troops; 2631 tanks; 5364 armored vehicles; 1690 artillery systems; 379 MLRS; 192 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 271 aircraft; 249 helicopters; 4078 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1398 tactical UAVs; 150 special military equipment; 351 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:40

On the morning on October 27, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft and a Russian helicopter Ka-52 in the Kherson and Odesa regions. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces

11:42

On October 27, 7 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Chornomorsk” and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 102,000 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Since August 1, 397 ships have exported about 9 million tons of Ukrainian agricultural products to countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe through the ports of Odesa. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

12:14

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 28 exchanges of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia have taken place. 978 Ukrainian citizens have returned home. There are 879 servicemen and 99 civilians among them. – Press service of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

13:06

The Lithuanian government has sent to Ukraine 7 armored SUVs “Toyota Land Cruiser 200” and other equipment. – Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence

13:13

As of October 27, Ukraine has returned the bodies of 579 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Artem Dekhtiarenko, Spokesman of the Security Service of Ukraine

14:23

As of October 27, Ukrainian law enforcement officers have found 268 dead bodies of Ukrainian citizens killed by Russian occupiers in the liberated territories of the Donetsk region. 146 bodies have been already exhumed. – Oleksandra Havrylko, Press officer of the Donetsk regional police

17:51

Ukrainian law enforcement officers have already found 83 burial sites with Ukrainian citizens killed by Russian occupiers in the liberated territories of the Donetsk region. – Oleksandra Havrylko, Press officer of the Donetsk regional police

18:45

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Kyiv, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, and the Chernihiv regions. 5 people were killed. 12 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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