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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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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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