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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the Beryslavskyi district in the Kherson region on August 11. – Operational Command “South”


Rocket attacks on the Dnipropetrovsk region on August 12. In the city of Marhanets, 3 people were injured, including a 12-year-old boy. Local high-rise buildings, private houses, a plant, a printing house, a shop, and a cafe were damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 11. 7 people were killed. 14 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 12 August (approximation): 43200 troops; 1849 tanks; 4108 armored vehicles; 975 artillery systems; 261 MLRS; 136 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 233 aircraft; 193 helicopters; 3021 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 778 tactical UAVs; 90 special military equipment; 185 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 361 Ukrainian children have died, 706 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Additional MLRS M270 have arrived in Ukraine from the United Kingdom. – Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have destroyed 249 and damaged 846 cultural objects in Ukraine. – Rostyslav Karandieiev, First Deputy Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled the Kharkiv region on August 12. 1 woman was killed. 3 people were injured, including a 13-year-old boy. Local residential buildings were damaged. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Ukrainian air defense forces shot down a Russian missile in the Mykolaiv region on August 12. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region on August 12. 3 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured. At least 20 local residential buildings were damaged. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Sumy, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, the Chernihiv, and the Zaporizhzhia regions. 15 people have been killed. 35 citizens have been injured, including 2 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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

Photo 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.

Photo by Dmytro “Orest” Kozatskyi

ukrainian serviceman died
People said their last goodbye to Roman Kosenko who died during the battles for Izium on March 9. Only after liberation of the city in September, it became possible to retrieve his body.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

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By Yurii Larin

Mass burial site was found in the city of Izium after the Russian occupation.

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