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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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”


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


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


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 crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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