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Since the beginning of this week, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed 7 Russian ammunition depots. – Nataliia Humeniuk, Head of United Coordinating Press Center of Defence Forces of the South of Ukraine


As of August 26, Russian troops have committed about 30,097 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 25. 2 people were 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 26 August (approximation): 46250 troops; 1936 tanks; 4251 armored vehicles; 1040 artillery systems; 272 MLRS; 148 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 202 helicopters; 3162 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 834 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 cities of Chuhuiv and Derhachi in the Kharkiv region on August 26. 2 people were killed. 3 citizens were injured. Objects of local infrastructure, an educational establishment, and industrial enterprises were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 377 Ukrainian children have died, 733 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


On August 25, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 4 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 committed 493 war crimes against Ukrainian cultural heritage. – Kateryna Chuieva, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine


The Norwegian government has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particular, the new sanctions list includes 54 more individuals and 10 entities, including Russian Sberbank, as well as, a new prohibition on the purchase, import, or transfer of Russian gold. Moreover, an existing port access ban for Russian ships includes locks from now on. The list of goods and technology that may not be exported to Russia was extended, too. – Press release of the Norwegian government


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Donetsk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Chernihiv, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Zaporizhzhia regions. 4 people were killed. 10 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

destroyed house Dnipro
A dog named Crimea is moaning on the ruins of the house. The entire family, that lived here, was killed by the rocket attack.

By Olena Yemets

dnipro missile attack
Russian rockets hit a residential area in Dnipro. Two children and two adults were killed in the attack. September 29, 2022.

Photo from Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Region Military Administration

“Electoral commission” along with armed soldier during the fake referendum in the Donetsk region. September 24, 2022.

By Stringer / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

Defender of Mariupol is back from Russian captivity after 4 months. September 21, 2022.

Photo from the Press Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Azovstal defenders released
215 Ukrainian defenders were released, including part of the soldiers from Azovstal. For the last four months they were in Russian captivity. September 21, 2022

By Volodymyr Zolkin

Mykhailo Dianov, senior sergeant of the 36th brigade, in Azovstal. Dianov was among those, released from Russian captivity on September 21, 2022.

By Dmytro “Orest” Kozatskyi

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