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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 22 October (approximation): 67070 troops; 2579 tanks; 5266 armored vehicles; 1653 artillery systems; 373 MLRS; 189 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 270 aircraft; 243 helicopters; 4021 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1341 tactical UAVs; 148 special military equipment; 329 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to Russian missile strikes on the morning of October 22, almost 1,5 million Ukrainian consumers have left without an electricity supply. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Cherkasy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Volyn, the Rivne, the Kharkiv, the Khmelnytskyi, the Kirovohrad, the Zaporizhzhia, the Odesa, the Mykolaiv, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 4 people were killed. 32 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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