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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

See the war

In Kramatorsk, rescues dismantle rubble of a residential building destroyed by Russian missile on February 1, 2023.

By Serhii Korovainyi

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential sector of Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region. A residential building was destroyed. February 1, 2023.

Photo from Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

A man walks near a damaged building in Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Constant Russian shelling turned the city into ruins.

By Peter Batanov

Farewell to volunteer Andrew Bagshaw in Kyiv. The British volunteer was killed by Russian forces during a humanitarian evacuation near Soledar in the Donetsk region in January 2023.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential building in Kharkiv on January 30, 2023. An older woman was killed, and three more people were injured.

By Yevhenii Zavhorodnii

Ukrainian defender Serhii lost his leg in the battle near Izium, in the Kharkiv region. In this photo, he holds his newborn son.

By Marta Syrko

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