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On August 29, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of $250 million. It includes AIM-9M missiles for air defense; munitions for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems; 155mm and 105mm artillery ammunition; Javelin and other anti-armor systems and rockets; over 3 million rounds of small arms ammunition; and other capabilities. – Official website of the US Department of State


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 30 August 2023 (approximation): 262410 troops; 4423 tanks; 8596 armored vehicles; 5476 artillery systems; 733 MLRS; 500 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7953 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4395 tactical UAVs; 825 special military equipment; 1419 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on August 30, Ukrainian defenders shot down 28 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 and 15 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Due to the Russian night air attack on Kyiv, the fallen debris was recorded in the Shevchenkivskyi district of the capital. At least two people were killed, and one more was injured. In the Kyiv region, due to the fallen debris of downed enemy missiles and drones, more than 6 private houses and nearby garage facilities were damaged. Two private autos were destroyed. 3 citizens were injured. – Information from the Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 7 citizens were killed. 22 more people were injured. – 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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