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- Russia has lost more than 900 special forces soldiers, paratroopers, marines and pilots in over six months of war in Ukraine, the Moscow Times reported. The deaths of such soldiers are especially troublesome for the Russian Armed Forces because they are extremely expensive to replace.
- Investigators from the International Atomic Energy Agency arrived at the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station after a lengthy delay brought on by shelling in the area of Enerhodar, where the plant is situated, CNBC noted.
- Russia and China have launched large-scale military drills involving many friendly nations, demonstrating Moscow and Beijing’s expanding defense cooperation as both face difficulties with the US, according to the Associated Press. The maneuvers are also meant to show that Moscow has enough military capability to conduct huge drills while its forces are fighting in Ukraine.