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Russian occupiers are diverting their military units from the territory of Kyiv and Chernihiv regions and regrouping them. The eastern direction is their priority now. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian troops organized a provocation in the Sumy region. They blew up their armored vehicle and burned the Ukrainian checkpoint. – Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, Head of Sumy Regional Military Administration.


The Russian Navy blocks more than 90 civilian ships in the Black Sea. Food transportation through water is impossible at the moment. – Wendy Sherman, First Deputy Secretary of State


Russian aggressors have shelled the EU Advisory Mission field office in Mariupol. There are no casualties. – Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy


3.9 million people have left Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion. 1119 civilians were killed in warfare, including 99 children. – Joyce Msuya, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs


Russian troops keep looting the local houses and apartments in the Zaporizhia and Kherson regions. Occupiers arrest pro-Ukrainian activists and government officials. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers have shelled residential areas of Lysychansk. There are casualties, the numbers are yet unknown. – Serhii Haidai, Head Of Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 145 children have been killed and more than 222 -injured. – General Prosecutor’s Office


Great Britain is ready to become one of Ukraine’s security guarantors. The British government has already spent more than £ 400 million on humanitarian assistance and military support. – Barbara Woodward, UK Permanent Representative to the UN


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 Feb to 30 Mar (approximation): 17300 troops; 605 tanks; 1723 APVs; 305 artillery systems, 96 MLRS, 54 Anti-aircraft warfare systems; 131 aircraft; 131 helicopters; 1184 military auto vehicles; 7 military boats; 75 fuel tanks; 81 tactical UAVs; 21 special equipment; 4 mobile SRBM systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Rocket attacks on industrial facilities in the Khmelnytsky region at night. Information about the victims is currently being checked. – Serhii Gamaliy, Head of Khmelnytsky Regional Military Administration


The Russian occupiers have shelled Chernihiv and Nizhyn again at night. Numerous objects of civilian infrastructure have been destroyed. – Vyacheslav Chaus, Head of Chernihiv Regional Civil-Military Administration


Iryna Vereshchuk has asked UN Security Council to organize a special mission to the occupied Chernobyl zone. Russian aggressors’ actions may cause another nuclear catastrophe. – Iryna Vereshchuk, Deputy Prime Minister


Russian occupiers have shelled residential areas of Lysychansk. So far, firefighters have rescued 5 people, evacuated 8 people, and found one person dead under the rubble. The rescue operation is ongoing. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Rocket attack on Mykolaiv regional building administration: the number of casualties increased to 33 people. The rescue operation is ongoing. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Russian troops have taken out more than 70 people (midwives and doctors) by force from the Mariupol maternity hospital №2. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The Russian invasion of Ukraine has exacerbated the food crisis in the Middle East and North Africa. Export of wheat and oil to Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, and Turkey is impossible now. – Barbara Woodward, UK Permanent Representative to the UN


Rafael Mariano Grossi, IAEA Director General, has arrived at the South Ukraine nuclear power plant. On the agenda is nuclear safety at occupied Zaporizhzhya and Chornobyl nuclear power plants. – State Enterprise NNEGC “Energoatom”


In Lysychansk, the Russian invaders have shelled the kindergarten. Information about the casualties is being clarified. – Serhii Haidai, Head of Luhansk Regional Military Administration


Rocket attack on Mykolaiv regional building administration: 13 people have been found dead under the rubble. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Anna Zamazeeva, Chairman of Mykolayiv Regional Council


The Russian aggressors have shelled Nizhyn at night. 6 civilians have been injured, including 1 child, one person has died. – Oleksandr Kodola, Mayor of Nizhyn


In Mariupol, the Russian occupiers have shelled the building of the International Committee of the Red Cross. There is currently no information on the casualties. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Russian ships keep maneuvering near Odessa. The threat of landing enemy troops remains. – Vladyslav Nazarov, Officer of Operational Command “South”


Russian artillery again shelled residential areas of Lysychansk. Among the wounded are children. Medics are fighting for their lives – Head of Luhansk military administration Serhii Gaidai


Russia is using sea mines seized during the 2014 occupation of Crimea as uncontrolled ammunition. Such actions are an example of overt maritime robbery – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry


Ukraine asks Norway to provide long-range weapons to protect cities from massive Russian attacks – President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi.


There can be no peace treaties with the Russian Federation and no all-Ukrainian referendums as long as Russian troops remain on the territories of Ukraine that they occupied after February 23 – Head of the Ukrainian delegation Davyd Arahamia.


In the Kherson region, Russian invaders continue to kidnap civilians. In the city of Gola Prystan, 8 people were kidnapped, including the mayor of the city – the City council of Gola Prystan.


There were probably 200-300 civilians killed in Irpin as a result of the actions of the Russian military, exact figures are not available. The killed Ukrainians were crushed by Russian occupants with tanks – Mayor of Irpin Oleksandr Markushyn.


Russian soldiers kidnapped Orthodox Church of Ukraine priest Serhiy Chudinovich in Kherson region – Liudmyla Denisova, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ukraine.


The Russian Navy is blocking 94 civilian ships in the Black Sea region intended to carry grain and other foodstuffs. At least three civilian vessels have been attacked by the Russian military – U.S. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman


Russian troops launched a fire attack on the Assumption Monastery of St. Nicholas-Vasyl Monastery of the UOC MP near Volnovakha, wounding its abbot, Bishop Amvrosy of Volnovakha – Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine


“The European Union and Norway must finally implement a ban on Russian ships using ports on the continent. As long as Russia blocks our ports, it has no right to use all the ports of the free world” – President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi.


Baku announced Mikhail Delyagin, Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Economic Policy, wanted internationally for calling for a nuclear strike on Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan’s General Prosecutor’s Office


In Mariupol, Russian occupants took turns raping a woman for several days in front of her 6-year-old son. She later died from her wounds. Her little son’s hair turned gray – Ministry of Defence of Ukraine


The self-proclaimed leadership of the Republic of Belarus denies participating in the war against Ukraine by providing territories for the deployment of Russian troops, aircraft, and missiles. According to international legal acts, such actions qualify Belarus as an aggressor the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


On March 30, Ukrainian air defence forces shot down three Russian fighter jets and one UAV in the Kharkiv region – Air Command East


West should not lift sanctions on Russia until all Moscow troops are withdrawn from Ukraine – Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


The Ukrainian Defence Forces recaptured the town of Trostyanets. While retreating, the Russians destroyed an architectural monument of national importance, the House of L.E. Kenig, the manager of the estates – architect Ivan Bykov.


“The Russians used phosphorus shells again – today in Marinka. A dozen fires were found in the city, and they were eliminated by the employees of the State Emergencies Service” – the Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko.


Russian military launched a missile strike on the Dnipro River – Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov


Acts of terrorism against civilians in Ukraine are committed by Russian state authorities, which is grounds for recognizing Russia as a terrorist state – Sammy Wilson, UK Member of Parliament


“Negotiations continue, but there must be more sanctions, weapons and support for Ukraine’s economy crippled by aggression” – Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.


For the second day in a row, the Russian military has not allowed an evacuation convoy from Energodor to Zaporizhzhia Mayor of Energodor Dmytro Orlov.

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Ukraine has returned home 95 Ukrainian servicemen as a result of the exchange of POWs with Russia on July 17, 2024.

Photo: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

Ukraine has returned home 95 Ukrainian servicemen as a result of the exchange of POWs with Russia on July 17, 2024.

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There are at least 16 injured in the Okhmatdyt hospital. Seven of them are children. Two hospital staff members were killed. July 8, 2024.

Photo: Ihor Klymenko, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Russian forces launched a massive missile strike on Kyiv. Civilians help to clear the rubble of the Ohmatdyt children’s hospital. July 8, 2024.

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Patients of the Ohmatdyt children’s hospital in Kyiv, which was hit by an enemy missile, are evacuated to municipal hospitals in the city. July 8, 2024. 

Photo: Kostiantyn & Vlada Liberov

Ohmatdyt. A direct hit by a Russian missile on the largest children’s hospital in Ukraine. Civilians are helping to clear the debris as people may still be under the rubble. July 8, 2024.

Photo: Kostiantyn & Vlada Liberov

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