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00:35

On December 27, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $250 million. It includes additional munitions for NASAMS; Stinger anti-aircraft missiles; air defense system components; additional ammunition for HIMARS; 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of Defense

07:44

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 28 December 2023 (approximation): 356670 troops; 5940 tanks; 11015 armored vehicles; 8391 artillery systems; 935 MLRS; 617 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 329 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 11180 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 23 military boats; 6503 tactical UAVs; 1247 special military equipment; 1620 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:04

At night on December 28, Ukrainian defenders shot down 7 out of 8 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:18

Over the past day, about 56 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit two Russian command posts, six enemy ammunition depots, and two Russian artillery units. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out ten strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and two strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

13:00

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 513 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,161 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

16:51

As of December, the German government has already blocked Russian assets worth €4,1 billion. – Nodjinan Nimindé-Dundadengar, Spokesperson for taxation and federal financial relations of the Federal Ministry of Finance

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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