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08.12.2022
18:14

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Mykolaiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, and the Kherson regions. 12 people were killed. 19 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

17:46

The European Commission and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have announced a new financial package of €1 billion for developing “solidarity corridors” with Ukraine. These communication routes were created to deliver Ukrainian exports to European and world markets. – Adina Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport

15:53

The Slovak government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package. It includes large-caliber ammunition, warm military clothes for Ukrainian servicemen, and other equipment. – Rastislav Kacher, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia

13:20

On December 8, 3 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 78,6 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Africa and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

11:55

Due to Russian military actions at the Black Sea, about 50 thousand local dolphins have died. – Ivan Rusiev, Representative of the Tuzly Estuaries National Nature Park

09:30

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 08 December (approximation): 93080 troops; 2937 tanks; 5911 armored vehicles; 1925 artillery systems; 395 MLRS; 211 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 281 aircraft; 264 helicopters; 4528 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1603 tactical UAVs; 164 special military equipment; 592 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:21

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 443 Ukrainian children have died, 855 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

07:01

On December 7, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 6 Russian command posts and 2 enemy ammunition depots in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

05:51

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 51,700 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office

01:29

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the city of Kurakhove in the Donetsk region on December 7. Local residential buildings, a market, a bus station, and several gas stations were damaged. 10 people were killed. 5 citizens were injured. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

01:16

As of December 8, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 1,888 Ukrainian settlements from Russian occupiers. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

00:07

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has announced the 9th package of sanctions against Russia. In particular, it will include almost 200 more Russian individuals and entities, 3 more Russian banks, and new export controls, particularly for dual-use goods that could be used by the Russian war machine. Moreover, new restrictions against the Russian Federation will be imposed to cut its access to drones, directly and through potential third-country suppliers like Iran. – Official Twitter page of Ursula von der Leyen

07.12.2022
18:43

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zhytomyr, the Kherson, the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, and the Chernihiv regions. 12 people were killed. 24 citizens were injured, including 1 child [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

16:26

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the city of Kurakhove in the Donetsk region on December 7. Local residential buildings, a market, a bus station, and several gas stations were damaged. 8 people were killed. 5 citizens were injured. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

14:54

The American news magazine Time has called President Volodymyr Zelenskyy the person of the year 2022 and the “spirit of Ukraine”. – Official website of the news magazine

13:18

On December 7, 4 more ships left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 149,3 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

12:02

As of December 7, Russian troops have destroyed more than 1,000 objects of the cultural sphere in Ukraine. – Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine

11:38

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 333 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 13,112 were deported. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

10:30

Russian occupiers shelled the Kherson region on December 6. Local civil infrastructure facilities and residential buildings were damaged. 1 citizen was killed. 2 people were injured. – Yaroslav Yanushevych, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration

10:27

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 07 December (approximation): 92740 troops; 2935 tanks; 5909 armored vehicles; 1923 artillery systems; 395 MLRS; 211 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 281 aircraft; 264 helicopters; 4526 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1601 tactical UAVs; 163 special military equipment; 592 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

07:13

On December 6, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 14 Iranian «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

00:31

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have killed more than 1,600 Ukrainian citizens, including 74 children, in the Kharkiv region. – Press service of the Kharkiv regional police

Stories

See the war

People hiding at the Kyiv metro during Russian massive missile attack. December 5, 2022.

Photo from svitlankatut / Twitter

“A cemetery” of Russian shells and missiles launched on the city of Kharkiv.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

The price of freedom. Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. November 2022.

By Serhii Nuzhnenko

Serhii watched with pursed lips as the bodies of his father and grandmother were pulled out from a grave near their home in the Kherson region. Russian murderers shot them in their heads.

By Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A wounded man and his wife after a Russian strike in Kherson.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

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