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On November 15, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian self-propelled artillery units, an enemy Orlan-10 drone, and 2 Russian ammunition depots in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on November 15. 4 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


During the massive Russian missile strike on Ukraine on November 15, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 77 cruise missiles, 10 «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones, and 1 «Orion» drone. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 431 Ukrainian children have died, 835 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Emergency power outages keep going in the Dnipropetrovsk region. Up to 300,000 local consumers are currently without electricity. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 16 November (approximation): 82710 troops; 2871 tanks; 5797 armored vehicles; 1860 artillery systems; 393 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4360 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1525 tactical UAVs; 160 special military equipment; 474 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Lyman, Avdiivka, and Bakhmut directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Swedish government will deliver a new military aid package worth 3 billion crowns ($287 million) to Ukraine. In particular, it will include air defense systems and ammunition from the Armed Forces of Sweden stockpiles. – Reuters


Resumption of the work of some Ukrainian energy facilities after massive Russian missile strikes on November 15 may take up to two weeks. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


The German government has transferred to Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes ammunition for multiple rocket launchers MARS II; 3 tank transporter tractors M1070 Oshkosh; 17 border protection vehicles; spare parts for heavy machine gun M2; 24 MG3 for armored recovery vehicles; 116 mobile heating systems; 10 anti-drone sensors and jammers; 20 frequency range extensions for anti-drone devices; and a lift truck. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany


The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany allocates €1 million as emergency aid in response to numerous Russian attacks on the civilian energy infrastructure of Ukraine. – Official Twitter page of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ukraine


8 more ships have left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 269 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe, Africa, and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine


As of November 16, Ukraine has returned 103 Ukrainian children forcibly deported to Russia by Russian occupiers. – Yaroslav Shanko, Deputy Head of the Juvenile Prevention Directorate of the National Police


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Kyiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have attacked the Ukrainian energy system 126 times. – Prosecutor General’s Office

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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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