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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have killed more than 1,000 Ukrainian civilians, including 50 children, in the Kharkiv region. – Oleksandr Filchakov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 7. 5 people were killed. 17 citizens were injured. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 27,203 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the South of Ukraine on August 7. – Operational Command “South”


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 08 August (approximation): 42340 troops; 1811 tanks; 4070 armored vehicles; 960 artillery systems; 261 MLRS; 132 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 223 aircraft; 192 helicopters; 2993 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 754 tactical UAVs; 86 special military equipment; 182 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the Kharkiv region on August 8. – Press service of the Eastern Operational-Territorial Command of the National Guard of Ukraine


In the Odesa region on August 8, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down a Russian cruise missile. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman of the Odesa Regional Military Administration


Over the past day, Russian aggressors shelled 42 settlements in Ukraine and destroyed 10 hectares of wheat in the Kharkiv region. – Yevhenii Yenin, First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine


The US government has announced the transfer to Ukraine of a new military aid package worth $1 billion. It includes additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 75,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition; 20 120mm mortar systems and 20,000 rounds of 120mm mortar ammunition; munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS); 1,000 Javelin and hundreds of AT4 anti-armor systems; 50 armored medical treatment vehicles; Claymore anti-personnel munitions; C-4 explosives, demolition munitions, and demolition equipment; medical supplies, to include first aid kits, bandages, monitors, and other equipment. – Press service of the US Department of Defense


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Vinnytsia, the Kharkiv, the Kherson, and the Cherkasy regions. 9 people have been killed. 22 citizens have been injured. – 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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