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On October 30, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian mortars, an enemy Su-25 attack aircraft, an enemy self-propelled large-caliber howitzer “Acacia”, and 2 Russian ammunition depots in the Mykolaiv and the Kherson regions in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on October 30. 4 people were killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 31 October (approximation): 71820 troops; 2686 tanks; 5485 armored vehicles; 1728 artillery systems; 383 MLRS; 197 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 275 aircraft; 253 helicopters; 4128 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1413 tactical UAVs; 154 special military equipment; 352 cruise missiles. The occupiers suffered the biggest losses in the Avdiivka and Lyman directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled the objects of critical infrastructure in the Kyiv region on the morning of October 31. As a result, some districts of Kyiv have no electricity and water supply. At the moment, about 350 thousand apartments in Kyiv have no electricity. – Vitalii Klychko, Mayor of Kyiv


On the morning of October 31, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 44 missiles out of 50 fired by Russian troops at different regions of Ukraine. The enemy’s target was the critical infrastructure facilities of Ukraine. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


On October 31, 12 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 354,5 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe, Africa, and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


Due to morning shellings by Russian troops, 80% of consumers in Kyiv have been left without a water supply. – Vitalii Klychko, Mayor of Kyiv


During the morning missile attacks, Russian aggressors damaged 18 objects of critical infrastructure in 10 regions of Ukraine. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled one of the objects of critical infrastructure in the Cherkasy region on October 31. As a result, 2/3 territory of the region has been left without an electricity supply. Moreover, 4 Ukrainian citizens were injured. – Ihor Taburets, Head of the Cherkasy Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on a critical infrastructure facility in the Chernivtsi region on October 31. 8 people were slightly injured. – Ruslan Zaparaniuk, Head of the Chernivtsi Regional Military Administration


As of October 31, Russian aggressors have forcibly deported about 9,000 Ukrainian children to the Russian Federation. – Andrii Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Cherkasy, the Kyiv, the Chernivtsi, the Vinnytsia, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Sumy, the Kherson, the Kirovohrad, the Mykolaiv, and the Khmelnytskyi regions. 13 people were killed, including 1 child. 27 citizens were injured, including 1 child [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

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By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

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By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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