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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 4 Russian ammunition depots and 2 enemy military bases in the Kherson, Donetsk, and Luhansk regions on August 18. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman for the Odesa Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 28,991 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Due to the Russian military aggression in the Kyiv region, as of August 19, 215 educational establishments were damaged, 5 schools and 6 kindergartens were destroyed. – Oleksii Kuleba, Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 4 military launchers and an enemy S-300 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) in the South of Ukraine on August 18. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 18. 5 people were killed. 10 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on the Dnipropetrovsk region on August 19. 1 man was killed. A 12-year-old boy was injured. Local residential buildings, shops, a bank, and a bus stop were damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 362 Ukrainian children have died, 716 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Rocket attacks on Kharkiv on August 17-18: the number of dead victims has increased to 21 people. – Volodymyr Tymoshko, Head of the National Police in the Kharkiv region


The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian “Orlan-10” UAV on August 19. – Press service of the Airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Chernihiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Zaporizhzhia regions. 21 people were killed. 21 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Mykhailo Bakaliuk, 41, a Ukrainian amputee soldier injured during the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia region, uses a machine to learn how to walk with a prosthetic leg. Lviv, September 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Bohdan, a Ukrainian soldier from the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis,” keeps practicing playing his musical instrument, a trembita, when he has free time.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

By Ivan Alvarado / Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

By Gleb Garanich / Reuters

A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

By Lynsey Addario

At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

By Andrii Stavnitser / Facebook

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