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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian radar reconnaissance and fire control system Zoopark-1 in the South of Ukraine on August 19. – Operational Command “South”


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 29,194 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 19. 7 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 363 Ukrainian children have died, 718 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 20 August (approximation): 44900 troops; 1907 tanks; 4212 armored vehicles; 1018 artillery systems; 266 MLRS; 141 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 197 helicopters; 3137 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 803 tactical UAVs; 97 special military equipment; 190 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On August 20, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 4 Russian missiles in the Dnipropetrovsk region. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration


Russian occupiers shelled the city of Voznesensk in the Mykolaiv region on August 20. A local high-rise building was damaged. 12 people were injured, including 4 children. The children are in serious condition. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 2 Russian UAVs in the East of Ukraine on August 20. – Press service of the Air command “Center”


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Mykolaiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Zaporizhzhia regions. 7 people were killed. 32 citizens were injured, including 4 children. – 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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