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05:05

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian ammunition depots in the villages of Chornobaivka and Starytsia in the Kherson and Kharkiv regions on August 20. – Operational Command “South”

07:29

On August 21, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Russian missiles in the Odesa region. – Serhii Bratchuk, Spokesman for the Odesa Regional Military Administration

08:16

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 20. 4 people were killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

09:27

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 373 Ukrainian children have died, 721 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

09:40

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 21 August (approximation): 45200 troops; 1912 tanks; 4224 armored vehicles; 1028 artillery systems; 266 MLRS; 141 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 197 helicopters; 3143 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 806 tactical UAVs; 99 special military equipment; 190 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk and Mykolaiv directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

15:58

Due to the shellings of Russian occupiers, the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant operates with the risk of violating radiation and fire safety standards. – Press service of the State Enterprise NNEGC “Energoatom”

18:30

The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 3 Russian UAVs in the Kherson region on August 21. – Press service of the Air command “South”

19:29

Rocket attacks on the Zelenodolska community in the Dnipropetrovsk region on August 21. 1 woman was killed. 7 citizens were injured, including 1 child. Local residential buildings and a children’s sports school were damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

21:35

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Odesa, the Chernihiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

Ukrainian soldiers of the 242nd Battalion of the 241st Brigade of the territorial defense forces are shooting down enemy Shahed-136/131 drones. January 26, 2023, the Kyiv region.

By Vadym Sarakhan

Ukrainian soldiers of the 242nd Battalion of the 241st Brigade of the territorial defense forces are shooting down enemy Shahed-136/131 drones. January 26, 2023, the Kyiv region.

By Vadym Sarakhan

A boy walks near a destroyed house in the settlement of Hlevakha in the Kyiv region. Russian troops launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine on January 26.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

A woman stands in a crater left in the settlement of Hlevakha, the Kyiv region, after yet another Russian attack. January 26, 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Ukrainian servicemen evacuate injured fellow soldiers after a fierce battle with Russian forces. January 2023.

By Emanuele Satolli

Military medics provide first aid to an injured Ukrainian soldier. January 2023.

By Emanuele Satolli

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