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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian anti-aircraft missile and gun complex “Pantsir-S1” and an enemy 152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2S19 “Msta-S” in the South of Ukraine on August 8. – Operational Command “South”


The Pentagon confirmed the transfer of anti-radar missiles to Ukraine as part of a new military aid package. It later became known that the type of sent missile was an AGM-88 High-Speed Anti-Radar Missile (HARM). – Colin Kahl, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 8. 3 people were killed. 19 citizens were injured. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 09 August (approximation): 42640 troops; 1817 tanks; 4076 armored vehicles; 964 artillery systems; 261 MLRS; 133 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 223 aircraft; 193 helicopters; 2998 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 757 tactical UAVs; 87 special military equipment; 185 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Bakhmut and Donetsk directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on the Kharkiv region on August 8. 1 person was killed. 5 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings, objects of transport, and critical infrastructure were damaged. A fire broke out in a local wheat field but was extinguished soon. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


As of August 8, 208 Ukrainian children are reported missing. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The Armed Forces of Ukraine received the first batch of new Turkish BMC Kirpi armored personnel carriers. Another delivery of 150 units is expected soon. – Operational Group Kakhovka of the Ukrainian Armed Forces


Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 17 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Press service of the Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories


Ukraine and the World Bank signed an agreement to provide Ukraine with a grant of $4,5 billion. The US government allocated the grant funds. – Press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have damaged about 10,297 objects of critical infrastructure and housing stock in the Kharkiv region. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


The US government has imposed new visa restrictions on 100 regime officials and their affiliates from Belarus for their involvement in undermining or injuring democratic institutions or impeding the transition to democracy in Belarus. In particular, the new sanctions list includes individuals from high-ranking positions in the Administration of the President, Ministry of Interior, State Security Committee (KGB), the National State TV and Radio Company “Belteleradio” and many others. – Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, the Sumy, the Zaporizhzhia, and the Cherkasy regions. 5 people have been killed. 26 citizens have been injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

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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