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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 29 September 2023 (approximation): 277660 troops; 4687 tanks; 8972 armored vehicles; 6409 artillery systems; 794 MLRS; 536 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 8836 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 20 military boats; 1 submarine; 4991 tactical UAVs; 930 special military equipment; 1529 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors shelled the Donetsk region on September 28. 3 people were killed. 6 citizens were injured. – Ihor Moroz, Acting head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 504 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,125 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 1,217 Ukrainian children were reported missing, and 19,546 were deported. At the same time, 18,291 Ukrainian children were found, and 386 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


On September 29, the UK government imposed an asset freeze and travel bans on Russian officials involved in recent sham elections in the temporarily occupied Ukrainian regions of Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk, Luhansk, and Crimea. – Official website of the British government


On September 29, the Federal Council of Switzerland approved a 100 million Swiss franc package to demine civilian and agricultural areas in Ukraine and aid the country’s recovery. – Press release of the Swiss government

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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

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