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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

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On May 22, 2024, Russian forces shelled the Shevchenkivskyi district in Kharkiv. At least ten people were injured, including a bus driver who was hospitalized.

Photo from Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv

A woman hugs a Ukrainian military veteran with amputation before a race at the annual running event Kyiv Unbroken Half Marathon. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers are holding the defense line in the town of Toretsk, the Donetsk region, while fighting Russian forces back. May 2024.

By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

Ukrainians gather on Orthodox Easter outside the Church of the Ascension, which was destroyed during the Russian occupation in the spring of 2022, in the village of Lukashivka, the Chernihiv region. May 5, 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

A 75-year-old Ukrainian Anatolii Staroselets was wounded by a Russian-guided air bomb attack on Derhachi. May 2, 2024, the Kharkiv region.

By Viacheslav Madiievskyi / Ukrinform

On May 2, 2024, Russia hit the “Nova Poshta” postal terminal in Odesa with missiles. Approximately 904 shipments worth ₴3 million were destroyed. The employees hid in the bomb shelter on time and were not harmed.

Photo from the “Nova Poshta” postal operator / Facebook

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