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Over the past 24 hours, the Russians launched 30 air and 7 missile strikes, specifically on civilian infrastructure in the cities of Kostiantynivka, the Donetsk region, and Kharkiv. More than 70 attacks from multiple-launch rocket systems also occurred. Russian troops once again attacked energy infrastructure of Kharkiv using 13 Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones. 11 of them were shot down. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 29 December (approximation): 104560 troops; 3018 tanks; 6047 armored vehicles; 2004 artillery systems; 423 MLRS; 212 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 283 aircraft; 268 helicopters; 4675 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1717 tactical UAVs; 179 special military equipment; 653 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russia launched another massive attack on Ukraine. The air defence forces are working in several regions of Ukraine. – Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In a week, Ukrainian defenders advanced 2.5 km in the direction of Kreminna, the Luhansk region. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the AFU

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At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian children and their teachers wait in the basement of a kindergarten that is used as a bomb shelter during an air raid alert in Kryvyi Rih, the Dnipropetrovsk region. September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey / AFP / Getty Images

Russian forces hit industrial warehouses in Lviv with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones. The body of a dead worker was found under the rubble, and 2 more people were injured. September 19, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

By Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

A soldier of the Ukrainian “Azov” Regiment hugs a Hasidic Jew in Uman during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. A military man with the call sign Rebbe came from the frontline to Uman for one day. September 16, 2023.

By Vladyslav Musiienko / Reuters

Ukrainian rescuers from the Kupiansk community train to apply a tourniquet. Currently, on almost all emergency calls, they have to eliminate the consequences of Russian shelling, and often there are casualties. September 14, 2023, the Kharkiv region.

By Oleksandr Stavytskyi / Suspilne Kharkiv

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