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03:15

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have damaged more than 100 and destroyed about 44 enterprises in the Kyiv region. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration

08:46

The Canadian government has sent a plane with humanitarian aid to Ukraine. It includes food, medicines, sleeping bags, equipment for firefighters, and other goods of 200,000 Canadian dollars worth. – Yuliia Kovaliv, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada

08:53

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 08 July (approximation): 36900 troops; 1637 tanks; 3811 armored vehicles; 828 artillery systems; 247 MLRS; 107 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 217 aircraft; 187 helicopters; 2685 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 669 tactical UAVs; 66 special military equipment; 155 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:01

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on July 7. 6 people were killed. 21 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

10:16

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the city of Nova Kakhovka in the Kherson region on July 8. – Serhii Khlan, Adviser to the Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration

12:25

Russian troops shelled their positions near the settlement of Neskuchne in the Zaporizhzhia region. 1 Russian occupier was killed, and 2 were injured. A Russian ammunition depot was destroyed. – Press service of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration

13:10

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped 393 Ukrainian citizens in the Zaporizhzhia region. 163 Ukrainians are still being held in captivity. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration

13:14

Rocket attacks on the Mykolaiv region on July 7. 54 citizens were injured. Local objects of infrastructure and residential buildings were destroyed. – Hanna Zamazieieva, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Council

13:38

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have killed more than 100 people, including 5 children, and have injured more than 420 people in the Kyiv region. – Oleh Kiper, Head of the Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office

16:31

The Canadian government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. The new sanctions list includes a number of Russian individuals and legal entities. Among them are the propagandistic resource Regnum, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, the host of the Vremya news program, Kateryna Andrieieva, and others. Moreover, the Canadian government has also banned the import of some types of gold from Russia. – Official website of the Canadian government

19:06

There is no water supply in Mariupol. Russian occupiers have destroyed all 22 pumping stations in the city. – Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the mayor of Mariupol

19:39

In the last 24 hours, Russian aggressors shelled the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Chernihiv, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Mykolaiv regions. 12 people have been killed. 84 citizens have been injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

20:58

US President Joe Biden signed a new military aid package worth up to $400 million for Ukraine on Friday. It includes 4 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and ammunition for them, up to 1,000 precise rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition, 3 tactical vehicles, explosive charges, counter-battery systems, spare parts, and other equipment. – A senior US defense official

See the war

The price of freedom. Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. November 2022.

By Serhii Nuzhnenko

Serhii watched with pursed lips as the bodies of his father and grandmother were pulled out from a grave near their home in the Kherson region. Russian murderers shot them in their heads.

By Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A wounded man and his wife after a Russian strike in Kherson.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

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