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As of September 3, Russian occupiers have killed more than 7,000 and injured about 5,500 Ukrainian civilians. – Yevhenii Yenin, First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2A65 “Msta-B”, a 120 mm mobile mortar system, 3 152 mm gun-howitzers, a pontoon bridge, and a command and observation post near the village of Kozatske, and 3 enemy ammunition depots in the Kherson and the Beryslav regions on September 2. – Operational Command “South”


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 31,506 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


On September 3, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 5 Russian missiles in the Dnipropetrovsk region. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on September 2. 3 people were killed. 3 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 3 September (approximation): 49050 troops; 2034 tanks; 4403 armored vehicles; 1134 artillery systems; 293 MLRS; 153 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 235 aircraft; 205 helicopters; 3268 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 864 tactical UAVs; 105 special military equipment; 203 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


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 380 Ukrainian children have died, 737 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Rocket attacks on the Mykolaiv region on September 3. An 8-year-old child was killed. 6 citizens were injured, including 2 children. Local residential buildings were damaged. – Hanna Zamazieieva, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Council


Russian occupiers shelled the Zelenodolska community in the Dnipropetrovsk region on September 3. A 9-year-old boy was killed. 10 citizens were injured. Local high-rise buildings, shops, a kindergarten, lyceums, and the Administrative Service Centre (ASC) were damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Luhansk, the Kherson, the Sumy, and the Chernihiv regions. 5 people were killed, including 2 children. 25 citizens were injured, including 2 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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destroyed house Dnipro
A dog named Crimea is moaning on the ruins of the house. The entire family, that lived here, was killed by the rocket attack.

By Olena Yemets

dnipro missile attack
Russian rockets hit a residential area in Dnipro. Two children and two adults were killed in the attack. September 29, 2022.

Photo from Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Region Military Administration

“Electoral commission” along with armed soldier during the fake referendum in the Donetsk region. September 24, 2022.

By Stringer / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

Defender of Mariupol is back from Russian captivity after 4 months. September 21, 2022.

Photo from the Press Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Azovstal defenders released
215 Ukrainian defenders were released, including part of the soldiers from Azovstal. For the last four months they were in Russian captivity. September 21, 2022

By Volodymyr Zolkin

Mykhailo Dianov, senior sergeant of the 36th brigade, in Azovstal. Dianov was among those, released from Russian captivity on September 21, 2022.

By Dmytro “Orest” Kozatskyi

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