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National Police Investigators have recorded 582 war crimes in the territories of the Kharkiv region liberated from the Russian invaders. – Alona Matvieieva, Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 17 strikes on Russian positions during the day: 14 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, 3 strongholds and 7 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems were hit. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 395 Ukrainian children have died, 777 children have been injured. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Odesa, and the Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 16 civilians were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 28 September (approximation): 58150 troops; 2312 tanks; 4889 armored vehicles; 1381 artillery systems; 331 MLRS; 175 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 262 aircraft; 224 helicopters; 3742 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 989 tactical UAVs; 131 special military equipment; 242 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


4 ships left the ports of “Chornomorsk” and “Pivdennyi” with 115 thousand tons of agricultural products for the countries of Africa, Asia and Europe on board. – Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority


Pharmacies opened in 4 de-occupied communities of the Kharkiv region: in Balakliia, Barvinkove, Pechenihy and Malynivka. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The European Union transferred €500 million of budget support to Ukraine. – Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Policy


Russians carried out 2 missile and 3 air strikes, more than 6 MLRS attacks during the current day. More than 8 settlements were affected by the strikes. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukraine has conducted 20 exchanges with the Russian Federation and returned more than 800 military and civilian prisoners since the beginning of the full-scale invasion. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine hit 2 enemy strongholds, a command post, 4 areas of concentration of manpower and equipment, and a relay station. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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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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