The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that a large-scale drone attack is occurring in Russian-occupied Crimea. Russia claims to have shot down 19 drones so far, and that explosions have been heard in Novofedorivka, Saky, Yevpatoriya, Dzhankoi, and Balaklava.
The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) reported Russian losses in western Zaporizhzhia have significantly increased in recent days following intense fighting in the Tavriisk direction.
Belarusian state media announced on Sept. 19 that 48 children from Russian-occupied Ukraine have arrived in Belarus. The arrival was described as participation in a “holiday," and children will reportedly be hosted in the city of Novopolotsk.
The Armenian government appealed to the European Court of Human Rights on Sept. 19 with a request for action against Azerbaijan following the launch of an Azeri offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh on Sept. 19.
The Russian state media outlet RIA Novosti claimed that Russian air defense shot down three targets over Belgorod Oblast on Sept. 18.
After arriving in New York City on Sept. 18 for the United Nations General Assembly meeting, President Volodymyr Zelensky visited wounded Ukrainian soldiers recovering at Staten Island University Hospital.
Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture, Taras Kachka, has told the news outlet European Pravda that five members of the European Union have not rejected Ukraine’s plan for regulating grain exports to five neighboring states.
Cuba’s ambassador to Russia Julio Antonio Garmendia Peña said that his government will not prevent Cuban citizens from enlisting in the Russian military and fighting in Ukraine.
The Kherson Oblast Defense Council has ordered the mandatory evacuation of families with children from 31 settlements, Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin announced via Telegram on Sept. 14.
The foreign ministers of the seven of the world’s leading economies have condemned Russian efforts to stage illegal elections in the occupied territories of Ukraine.