Timeline of war
July 4

Rocket attack on the city of Sloviansk in the Donetsk region on July 3. 6 people were killed, including 1 child. 19 citizens were injured. About 40 residential houses were damaged. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 345 Ukrainian children have died, 644 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 04 July (approximation): 36200 troops; 1589 tanks; 3754 armored vehicles; 804 artillery systems; 246 MLRS; 105 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 217 aircraft; 187 helicopters; 2629 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 658 tactical UAVs; 65 special military equipment; 144 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on July 3. 9 people were killed, including 2 children. 25 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Russian troops shelled the city of Kharkiv and Izium, Bohodukhiv, Derhachiv, and Kharkiv districts in the Kharkiv region on July 3. 3 people were killed. 6 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings, outbuildings, garages, and a school building were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The total amount of direct damage to Ukrainian infrastructure due to Russian aggression already exceeds $100 billion. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 1,600 dead unidentified bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found. – Kateryna Pavlichenko, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


Ukrainian citizens from Mariupol in the Donetsk region, temporarily occupied by Russian troops, are dying from a lack of medicine. – Press service of the Mariupol city council


In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Chernihiv, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, and the Kharkiv regions. 13 people have been killed, including 2 children. 35 citizens have been injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

goodbyes on a train station
A couple says their goodbyes at the Pokrovsk train station, the Donetsk region. Yulia evacuates from the war hotspot, and Roman’s rotation to the frontline begins on the next day. August 5, 2022.

By Wolfgang Schwan

Ukrainian soldiers
Ukrainian defenders.

By Arsen Petrov

kharkiv after shelling
People in front of a damaged residential building in Kharkiv. July 2022.

By Elizaveta Servatynska / Suspilne

residential building damage in Ukraine
Nikopol, a Ukrainian town located 7 km away from the Zaporizhzhia NPP, is constantly shelled. August 15, 2022.

By Konstantin Liberov

A four-legged soldier
A four-legged soldier from the Defense Forces of Ukraine in protective equipment.

Photo from General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Neighbors help clean out the debris and rebuild house in Novoselivka village, Chernihiv region.

Photo: Evgeny Maloletka

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