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01:20

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 156 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens in the Kherson region. – Oleksii Serhieiev, Head of the Organizational and Analytical Support and Operational Response Department of the National Police of Ukraine

04:24

On October 20, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed an enemy checkpoint, 2 Russian ammunition depots, and 2 Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzers “Msta-S” in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”

08:39

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 21 October (approximation): 66750 troops; 2573 tanks; 5258 armored vehicles; 1648 artillery systems; 372 MLRS; 189 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 269 aircraft; 243 helicopters; 4006 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1325 tactical UAVs; 147 special military equipment; 329 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:57

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 429 Ukrainian children have died, 817 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

09:14

In the last 24 hours, Russian occupiers shelled Kharkiv and the Kharkiv region. 12 people were injured. A local industrial infrastructure facility and residential buildings were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

11:59

Russian aggressors fired missiles at Zaporizhzhia on the morning of October 21. 9 Ukrainian citizens were injured. 8 injured victims were hospitalized. A local high-rise building and an educational establishment were damaged. – Andrii Kurtiev, Secretary of the City Council of Zaporizhzhia

16:13

As of October 21, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 88 settlements in the Kherson region, 43 settlements in the Donetsk region, and 551 settlements in the Kharkiv region from Russian occupiers. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

17:23

The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian ground attack aircraft Su-25 on October 21 in the Mykolaiv region. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration

18:11

The German company Hensoldt AG has transferred to Ukraine the first TRML-4D multifunctional radar station. – Press release of Hensoldt AG

18:45

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Mykolaiv, the Donetsk, the Kherson, the Zaporizhzhia, the Kharkiv, the Chernihiv, the Sumy, the Luhansk, and the Dnipropetrovsk regions. 11 people were killed. 25 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

The price of freedom. Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. November 2022.

By Serhii Nuzhnenko

Serhii watched with pursed lips as the bodies of his father and grandmother were pulled out from a grave near their home in the Kherson region. Russian murderers shot them in their heads.

By Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A wounded man and his wife after a Russian strike in Kherson.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

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