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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 29 October (approximation): 70250 troops; 2659 tanks; 5401 armored vehicles; 1708 artillery systems; 380 MLRS; 195 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 273 aircraft; 252 helicopters; 4107 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1406 tactical UAVs; 152 special military equipment; 351 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The US Department of Defense has announced a new military aid package for Ukraine. In particular, it includes additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 500 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds; 2,000 155mm rounds of Remote Anti-Armor Mine (RAAM) Systems; more than 1,300 anti-armor systems; 125 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs); small arms and more than 2,750,000 rounds of small arms ammunition; and 4 satellite communications antennas. – Official website of the US Department of Defense


Another exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia has taken place. 52 Ukrainians have returned home. There are 50 servicemen and 2 civilians among them. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Chernihiv regions. 3 people were killed. 16 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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