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Russian aggressors fired missiles at the city of Soledar and the village of Yahidne in the Donetsk region on July 17. 6 citizens were injured, including 3 children. Local private residential houses, outbuildings, and garages were damaged. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 23,711 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian ammunition depots and a command post in the temporarily occupied Luhansk region on July 17. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 18 July (approximation): 38450 troops; 1687 tanks; 3886 armored vehicles; 849 artillery systems; 248 MLRS; 113 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 220 aircraft; 188 helicopters; 2753 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 690 tactical UAVs; 70 special military equipment; 166 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Bakhmut direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 353 Ukrainian children have died, 666 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the city of Nova Kakhovka in the Kherson region on July 18. – Serhii Khlan, Adviser to the Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


Russian occupiers shelled the Kharkiv region on July 17. 2 people were killed. 2 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings were damaged. The fire broke out in the field of winter wheat. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on the Donetsk region on July 17. 2 people were killed. 10 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the city of Toretsk in the Donetsk region on July 18. 6 citizens were killed. 2 people were injured. A local two-story residential building was destroyed. – Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine


The Ministry of Health of Ukraine received from international partners last week 77 electric generators, 51 pallets of medicines, 8033 tactical first aid kits (IFAK – Individual First Aid Kit), and 260 pallets of FFP2 respirator masks. – Press service of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine


The European Council has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of €500 million worth. – Charles Michel, President of the European Council


As of July 18, Russian troops have fired more than 3,000 missiles at Ukraine, mostly at civilian targets. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzers 2S19 “Msta-S” on July 18. – Press service of the Airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers shelled the city of Snihurivka in the Mykolaiv region on July 18. 4 citizens were killed. A local residential building was damaged. – Dmytro Pletenchuk, Press officer of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on the city of Dnipro in the Dnipropetrovsk region on July 15. 4 people were killed, 16 citizens were injured, 7 injured victims remain at the hospital. The infrastructure of a local industrial enterprise was damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Donetsk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, the Sumy, the Kherson, and the Odesa regions. 14 people have been killed. 29 citizens have been injured, including 3 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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