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As of August 3, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, 693 Ukrainian children were injured, and 358 were killed. 204 Ukrainian children are reported missing. Moreover, Russian occupiers forcibly deported about 5,911 Ukrainian children. – Aksana Filipishyna, Representative of Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights on the Observance of Children’s Rights


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 2. 4 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 03 August (approximation): 41350 troops; 1774 tanks; 4022 armored vehicles; 939 artillery systems; 259 MLRS; 118 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 223 aircraft; 191 helicopters; 2922 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 740 tactical UAVs; 83 special military equipment; 180 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Bakhmut and Donetsk directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian tank farm in the city of Makiivka in the Donetsk region on August 3. – Department of Strategic Communications of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian ammunition depots in the Kherson region on August 3. – Serhii Khlan, Adviser to the Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


Rocket attack on the city of Chuhuiv in the Kharkiv region on August 3. 1 person was killed. 2 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings were damaged. Russian aggressors used cluster shells (banned by international conventions). – Serhii Bolvinov, Head of the Investigation Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Kharkiv Region


The Swiss government has imposed sanctions on the import of gold from the Russian Federation. Switzerland has also mirrored the European exemptions from sanctions on supplying agricultural products and oil to third countries. – Press service of the Federal Council of Switzerland


Russian occupiers shelled the Zelenodolska community in the Dnipropetrovsk region on August 3. 1 woman was killed, and 1 man was injured. Local private houses, agricultural outbuildings, and private autos were damaged. – Press service of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Donetsk, the Chernihiv, and the Kherson regions. 16 people have been killed. 22 citizens have been injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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