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00:36

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

03:15

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

06:43

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”

09:44

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

13:02

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

15:00

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

15:40

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

15:53

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

19:00

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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Women from the volunteer center “Zmist” in Poltava make a camouflage net for Ukrainian defenders.

By Elena Tita

Active construction of the fortifications on the second defense lines is currently ongoing in the Sumy and Kharkiv regions.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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