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Rocket attacks on the Saltivskyi district in Kharkiv on August 17. 7 people were killed. 16 citizens were injured, including an 11-year-old child. 1 hospitalized man is in serious condition, other hospitalized victims are in moderate condition. A local hostel was damaged. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian 2S7 Pion 203mm self-propelled gun and an enemy ammunition supply depot in the village of Bilohirka in the Kherson region on August 17. – Operational Command “South”


Russian occupiers shelled the city of Kharkiv again in the last 24 hours. A hostel in the Slobidskyi district was damaged. 1 person was killed. 18 citizens were injured, including 2 children. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 17. 3 people were killed. 6 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 361 Ukrainian children have died, 714 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


As of August 18, Russian troops have destroyed 123 Ukrainian medical establishments. 18 Ukrainian medical workers were killed and 59 injured. – Viktor Liashko, Minister of Healthcare of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 18 August (approximation): 44300 troops; 1889 tanks; 4179 armored vehicles; 1010 artillery systems; 265 MLRS; 136 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 197 helicopters; 3061 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 793 tactical UAVs; 93 special military equipment; 190 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk direction. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on the city of Mykolaiv on August 18. 1 person was killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Oleksandr Sienkevych, Mayor of Mykolaiv


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the cities of Kharkiv and Krasnohrad in the Kharkiv region on August 18. As of the evening, 19 people were killed, including 1 child, and 45 citizens were injured. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, and the Kherson regions. 29 people were killed, including 2 children. 61 citizens were injured, including 4 children. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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