• 7:53 am: Ukraine attacked by 38 Russian drones overnight, 26 shot down

Russia attacked Ukraine with 38 Shahed drones overnight, the Ukrainian Air Force said, saying 26 of the aircraft were shot down.

"The launches of 38 Shahed (...) have been recorded," the air force wrote on Telegram in its daily report, adding that Ukrainian defenses had destroyed 26 of the Iranian-made devices.

The Odessa region was among the positions hit overnight by Russian forces, which targeted the port of Izmail.

  • 1:45 a.m.: Four Ukrainian drones destroyed in Kursk region

The Russian Defense Ministry said four Ukrainian drones were destroyed in the Kursk region, which borders Ukraine.

  • September 25 Essentials

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that the first American Abrams tanks had arrived in Ukraine.

A missile attack targeted Crimea and Russian air defense shot down a missile, said Monday night the authorities installed by Moscow at the head of this Ukrainian peninsula annexed in 2014.

Ukraine claimed responsibility for a missile attack on Friday on the headquarters of Russia's Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol. Russia has admitted only one missing serviceman, but Ukrainian special forces claimed the strike killed 34 officers including the commander of the Black Sea Fleet.

With AFP and Reuters

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