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Some of the Ukrainian pilots in Denmark have successfully completed preparatory activities and are ready to begin flight training on F-16 fighter jets. – Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On August 30, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a location with Russian troops and military equipment, one enemy command post, and a Russian electronic warfare station. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 10 strikes on locations with Russian troops and 4 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 31 August 2023 (approximation): 263020 troops; 4436 tanks; 8604 armored vehicles; 5507 artillery systems; 734 MLRS; 500 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7976 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4417 tactical UAVs; 830 special military equipment; 1445 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukrainian soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine destroyed the Russian BUK anti-aircraft missile complex and the TOS-1A Solntsepok flamethrower system in the Kupiansk axis. – Mykola Urshalovych, Deputy Director of the Implementation Planning Department of the Main Directorate of the National Guard of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have damaged 1,624 and destroyed 591 objects of cultural infrastructure. – Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine

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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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