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08:19

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 22. 1 person was killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

08:42

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 23 August (approximation): 45550 troops; 1921 tanks; 4238 armored vehicles; 1033 artillery systems; 266 MLRS; 146 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 198 helicopters; 3150 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 817 tactical UAVs; 99 special military equipment; 196 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:43

Russian occupiers shelled the Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts in the Dnipropetrovsk region on August 23. 1 person was killed. 3 citizens were injured. Local residential buildings, a gas pipeline, a water supply system, and a power line were damaged. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

09:11

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 374 Ukrainian children have died, 723 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

09:26

On August 22, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down a Russian missile in the Mykolaiv region. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration

10:41

In the last 24 hours, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 3 Russian UAVs. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces

12:16

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have killed 133 Ukrainian athletes and coaches. – Vadym Huttsait, Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

16:09

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian ammunition depots and 2 enemy command posts in the Kherson region on August 23. – Operational Command “South”

17:29

The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian helicopter Ka-52 in the South of Ukraine on August 23. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

19:37

The New Zealand government has imposed sanctions against 49 collaborators in the temporarily occupied Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In particular, the new sanctions list includes 48 individuals and 1 legal entity. – Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand

21:25

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Mykolaiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 2 people were killed. 12 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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

Oleh came home to his formerly frontline village. This settlement in the Mykolaiv region was destroyed due to Russian military aggression. September 23, 2023.

By David Guttenfelder

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

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