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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 11 Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzers 2A65 “Msta-B”, a 152-mm hull self-propelled gun “Hyacinth-S”, a 120 mm self-propelled mortar system 2S9 “Nona-S”, a 152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2S19 “Msta-S”, and enemy ammunition depots in the settlements of Beryslav, Vysokopillia, and Antonivka in the Kherson region on August 29. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 29. 2 people were killed. 4 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 30 August (approximation): 47550 troops; 1954 tanks; 4294 armored vehicles; 1079 artillery systems; 282 MLRS; 151 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 204 helicopters; 3217 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 847 tactical UAVs; 103 special military equipment; 196 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk and Kurakhove directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have kidnapped 485 Ukrainian citizens in the Zaporizhzhia region. 207 Ukrainians are still being held in captivity. – Press service of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration


Rocket attacks on the city of Kharkiv on August 30. 5 people were killed. 11 citizens were injured. – Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration


The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian UAV in the Odesa region on August 30. – Vladyslav Nazarov, Spokesman of the operational command “South”


On August 30, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired missiles at 3 strategically important for Russian aggressors’ bridges (Antonovskyi, its railway section, and Darievskyi) in the Kherson region. Moreover, the Ukrainian Army destroyed an enemy S-300 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM), and 5 Russian anti-tank missile systems. – Vladyslav Nazarov, Spokesman of the operational command “South”


The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved sanctions against the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, and seven of his henchmen. In particular, sanctions include the freezing of assets, the termination of cultural exchanges and cooperation, a ban on participation in the privatization and leasing of state property, the termination of transit of resources, flights, and transportation through Ukraine, etc. – Press service of the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Chernihiv, the Sumy, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Kherson, and the Kharkiv regions. 8 people were killed. 16 citizens were injured. – 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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