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Over the last 2 days, Russian troops launched more than 30 drone attacks on Ukraine. In addition, Russian aggressors carried out some 4,500 missile strikes and over 8,000 air raids during this time. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed almost 40,000 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Kateryna Pavlichenko, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


On October 27, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 enemy mortars, a Russian ammunition depot, a Russian military hangar, and an enemy pontoon bridge in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 28 October (approximation): 69700 troops; 2640 tanks; 5378 armored vehicles; 1698 artillery systems; 379 MLRS; 192 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 272 aircraft; 251 helicopters; 4088 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1401 tactical UAVs; 151 special military equipment; 351 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Lithuanian companies have sent equipment worth about €100,000 to Ukraine for repairing electrical substations and gas pipelines damaged due to shellings by Russian occupiers. – Press service of the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Ukrainian air defense forces have shot down 300 Iranian «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones used by Russian troops in different regions of Ukraine. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


On October 28, 6 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 180,000 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe, Africa, and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


The Norwegian government has imposed new sanctions against 30 individuals and 7 legal entities from the Russian Federation. In particular, new sanctions relate to individuals involved in the so-called illegal “referendums” in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. – Official website of the Norwegian government


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Sumy, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Kherson, the Luhansk, and the Chernihiv regions. 10 people were killed. 12 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine.

Photo from the Norwegian Armed Forces

Due to Russian military aggression, the city of Avdiivka in the Donetsk region became almost a ghost city with empty streets and destroyed buildings.

By Petro Batanov

A woman with her cat during the evacuation of civilians in Siversk, the Donetsk region.

By Diego Herrera Carcedo / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

A woman cries near her high-rise building destroyed by Russian shelling in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.

By Ignacio Marin / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

The funeral ceremony of Serhii Myronchykov, a Ukrainian serviceman from the “Da Vinci Wolves” battalion, who was killed near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. March 2023. Hnidyn village, the Kyiv region.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Sofiia Ponomarenko, a high school student, stands in the Mykhailo-Kotsiubynskyi Lyceum in the Chernihiv region. This educational establishment was destroyed by Russian missiles.

By Mariia Markovska

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