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In recent weeks, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed about 15 ammunition depots of Russian troops in the south of Ukraine. – Natalia Humeniuk, Head of United Coordinating Press Center of Security and Defence Forces of the South of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian 120 mm self-propelled mortar systems 2S9 Nona-S and 4 enemy ammunition depots in the Beryslavskyi and Bashtanskyi districts in the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions on July 31. – Operational Command “South”


Due to Russian military aggression in the Kyiv region, as of August 1, about 300 Ukrainian citizens are reported missing. Another 216 bodies of dead victims have not been identified yet. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief


Russian occupiers shelled the Dnipropetrovsk region on August 1. 2 women were injured. 1 of them was hospitalized. She is in serious condition. Local residential buildings, a cafe, and a clothing manufacture were damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 01 August (approximation): 41030 troops; 1768 tanks; 4011 armored vehicles; 932 artillery systems; 259 MLRS; 117 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 223 aircraft; 190 helicopters; 2912 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 736 tactical UAVs; 82 special military equipment; 174 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk and Kryvyi Rih directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on July 31. 3 people were killed. 16 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on the Kharkiv region on August 1. 1 person was injured. 1 injured victim died at the hospital. Local residential buildings and private autos were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


As of August 1, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, 693 Ukrainian children were injured, and 358 were killed. 203 Ukrainian children are reported missing. Moreover, Russian occupiers forcibly deported or displaced about 5 754 Ukrainian children. – Daria Herasymchuk, Advisor and Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Rights of Children and Children Rehabilitation


The New Zealand government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions list includes the branches and independent arms of the Russian armed forces, including logistical support as well as defense entities responsible for providing weapons and equipment to the military. New sanctions also cover the insurance company SOGAZ, the Russian Railways, and defense entities that research, produce and test military hardware for the Russian armed forces. – New Zealand news media website Stuff


The European Union has sent Ukraine another tranche of macro-financial assistance of €1 billion worth. The first tranche of €500 million has already been credited to the account of the National Bank of Ukraine. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine


As of August 1, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 46 settlements in the Kherson region. – Dmytro Butrii, Temporary acting head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


Another 4 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) have arrived in Ukraine from the USA. – Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine


The Polish government has transferred 200 fire engines and 50 heavy trucks with humanitarian cargo to Ukraine. – Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the city of Skadovsk in the Kherson region on August 1. – Serhii Khlan, Adviser to the Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


The White House will announce a new $550 million military aid package for Ukraine later today. It will include more ammunition for HIMARS and 155mm howitzers. – John Kirby, US government official


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Mykolaiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Kharkiv, the Chernihiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 6 people have been killed. 25 citizens have been injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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