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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian anti-tank missile system and an enemy team site in the South of Ukraine on August 16. – Operational Command “South”


Rocket attacks on the Odesa region on August 17. 4 people were injured. Local private houses and a recreation center were damaged. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman for the Odesa Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 361 Ukrainian children have died, 712 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 17 August (approximation): 44100 troops; 1886 tanks; 4162 armored vehicles; 993 artillery systems; 263 MLRS; 136 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 233 aircraft; 196 helicopters; 3054 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 792 tactical UAVs; 93 special military equipment; 190 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kharkiv and Donetsk directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of August 17, 4 more Ukrainian ships with sunflower meal, sunflower oil, and corn left Ukrainian ports “Odesa” and “Chornomorsk”. – Official Twitter page of the Turkish Ministry of National Defence


The Air Forces of Ukraine shot down 3 Russian UAVs and an enemy helicopter Ka-52 in the Zaporizhzhia and the Donetsk regions on August 16. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian military base in the temporarily occupied city of Nova Kakhovka in the Kherson region on August 17. – Department of Strategic Communications of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Odesa, the Sumy, and the Donetsk regions. 4 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Special forces of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense destroyed a Russian electronic warfare station with the help of a UAV on August 17. – Press service of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense

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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