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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian command post, an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse, 2 Russian Su-25 attack aircrafts, 2 helicopters Ка-52 and Мі-24, and 5 enemy UAVs on September 7. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on the Chuhuiv, Izium, Bohodukhiv, and Kharkiv districts in the Kharkiv region on September 8. 8 people were injured, including 1 child. Local private houses and outbuildings were damaged. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on September 7. 7 people were killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 8 September (approximation): 51250 troops; 2112 tanks; 4557 armored vehicles; 1226 artillery systems; 305 MLRS; 159 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 239 aircraft; 210 helicopters; 3344 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 884 tactical UAVs; 110 special military equipment; 214 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, 383 Ukrainian children have died, 742 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


On September 8, 5 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


Russian occupiers shelled the Industrial district in Kharkiv on September 8. 2 people were killed. 5 citizens were injured. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


US President Joe Biden has approved a new $675 million military aid package for Ukraine. – Lloyd Austin, US Secretary of Defense


As of September 8, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated more than 20 settlements in the Kharkiv region. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have destroyed or damaged 2,927 high-rise buildings and 4,819 private houses in the Kharkiv region. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 14 people were killed. 21 citizens were injured, including 1 child. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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

Photo 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.

Photo by Dmytro “Orest” Kozatskyi

ukrainian serviceman died
People said their last goodbye to Roman Kosenko who died during the battles for Izium on March 9. Only after liberation of the city in September, it became possible to retrieve his body.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

This man was one of the 17 buried in a mass grave in Izium. He lived and died defending Ukraine in the Armed Forces. 

By Yurii Larin

Mass burial site was found in the city of Izium after the Russian occupation.

By Marian Kushnir

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