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# Using Raku to scrape and analyze Ukraine Ministry of Defense Data [![Test in a Raku container](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/test.yaml/badge.svg)](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/test.yaml) [![Tests python stuff](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/python.yaml/badge.svg)](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/python.yaml) [![Generates parquet from the CSV file](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/parquet.yml/badge.svg)](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/parquet.yml) [![Scrape downloaded HTML when created and generate CSV](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/generate-new-CSV.yaml/badge.svg)](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/generate-new-CSV.yaml) [![Test-create and publish Docker images](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/containers.yaml/badge.svg)](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/actions/workflows/containers.yaml) > This content also rendered at [the > web](https://jj.github.io/raku-ukr-mod-data). This is mainly code to extract information from the reports on Russian invader losses published by the Ukrainian ministry of Defense, as well as extracted and processed data. ## Docker containers Get the latest version of the data locally: ``` docker run -p 31415:31415 ghcr.io/jj/ukr-mod-data:latest ``` and then ``` wget http://localhost:31415/ -o raw-data.csv wget http://localhost:31415/deltas -o deltas.csv ``` You can also use ```shell docker run --rm -t -v `pwd`:/home/raku/test ghcr.io/jj/ukr-mod-data-csv ``` ## Introduction ![Evolution of tanks (y axis) and APVs (color)](assets/tank-apv-evolution.png) News about combat losses of the Russian invaders are periodically published by the [Ukraininan minister of Defense](https://www.mil.gov.ua/en/news/) This is a [Raku](https://raku.org) module that extracts information from those pages, for instance [this one](https://www.mil.gov.ua/en/news/2022/06/05/the-total-combat-losses-of-the-enemy-from-24-02-to-05-06/). > Note: English reports are updated less frequently than the [Ukrainian > one](https://www.mil.gov.ua/news/2022/06/08/vid-pochatku-povnomasshtabnoi-vijni-proti-ukraini-rosiya-vtratila-uzhe-1393-tanki-znishheno-703-artilerijskih-sistemi-voroga-%E2%80%93-generalnij-shtab-zs-ukraini/), > which are updated daily. That's left for future work. ## Installing This repo uses Raku as well as Python for performing the whole downloading/scraping workflow. You will need a reasonably recent version of both to work. Additionally, install `poetry` globally. When that's done, clone this repo or install via `zef` (when I upload it to the ecosystem , shortly). If you want to run it directly from here, run ```shell zef install --deps-only . ``` and ```shell poetry install ``` If you just want to use the Raku part yourself, use `zef` for installation: ```shell zef install Data::UkraineWar::MoD ``` ## Running You can always check the examples in the `t` directory. For convenience, an [`Akefile`](Akefile) is also included. It contains several targets which automate some tasks - `ake CSV`: generates CSV file in a fixed location - `ake download`: invokes the python script to download data - `ake prescrape`: check if there's some downloaded file that can't be scraped ## Reference Not a lot of that, I'm afraid. There are two classes, [`Data::UkraineWar::MoD::Daily`](lib/Data/UkraineWar/MoD/Daily.pm6), which will deal with content from a single webpage (updated daily-ish) and [`Data::UkraineWar::MoD::Scrape`](lib/Data/UkraineWar/MoD/Scrape.pm6) which will look in a directory for all HTML pages and try to extract information from them, or bail out if some page does not contain losses information. ## Issues Please raise issues [at the repo](https://github.com/JJ/raku-ukr-mod-data/issues). ## See also Failed tests for scraping are included in the `bin` directory. `scrapy.py` is functional, you will need to install the corresponding Python and Chrome dependencies. - Download `chromedriver` from [here](https://chromedriver.chromium.org/downloads). You'll need to copy it by hand to the directory in the script, or anywhere else and change the script too . Please bear in mind that there are specific `chromedriver` binaries for every version of Chrome; they need to be exactly the same. The raw content of the pages used as source is included in the [`raw-pages ` directory](raw-pages/), mainly for caching purposes. They are (c) the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, and the source is [this page](https://www.mil.gov.ua/en/news/). ## License This module is licensed under the Artistic 2.0 License (the same as Raku itself). See [LICENSE](LICENSE) for terms.