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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian 152-mm hull self-propelled gun “Hyacinth-S”, 1 enemy 152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2S19 “Msta-S”, 2 S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM), and a mobile radar complex for detection of aerodynamic and ballistic objects Nebo-M in the South of Ukraine on August 21. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 21. 2 people were killed. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 22 August (approximation): 45400 troops; 1919 tanks; 4230 armored vehicles; 1032 artillery systems; 266 MLRS; 145 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 198 helicopters; 3149 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 815 tactical UAVs; 99 special military equipment; 194 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 373 Ukrainian children have died, 723 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 7 Russian UAVs, 2 cruise missiles, and an enemy helicopter Kа-52. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


On August 22, 2 more ships with Ukrainian agricultural products left the ports of Odesa through the “grain corridor”. – Official Twitter Account of the Turkish Ministry of National Defence


Rocket attacks on the Saltivskyi district in Kharkiv on August 17. 19 citizens were killed. A local high-rise building was damaged. The rescue operation was finished. – Dmytro Chubenko, Spokesman of the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Zaporizhzhia, and the Luhansk regions. 3 people were killed. 8 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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