Skip to content

News Feed

7:32 AM
Russian milbloggers are speculating that the Russian Ministry of Defense removed Lieutenant General Andrey Sychevoy from his post commanding the Bakhmut direction due to poor performance south of the city, near Klishchiivka and Andriivka, the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) reported in its daily assessment on Oct. 2.
6:24 AM
The Biden Administration is planning to deliver a new defense aid package "soon," White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated at a press conference on Oct. 2.
2:33 AM
Pentagon Comptroller Michael McCord warned the U.S. Congress that diminishing funds for Ukraine could cause delays in critical weapons and supply shipments, the Associated Press reported on Oct. 2.
Ukraine Daily
News from
Ukraine in your
12:13 AM
Germany has transferred over 32,000 rounds of 40-mm ammunition, dozens of all-terrain and border protection vehicles, and other military equipment to Ukraine as part of its latest aid package, the German government reported on Oct. 2.
11:35 PM
"The Ukrainians are still in a situation where they are acutely short of artillery ammunition… Denmark will contribute to more joint purchases of ammunition and remains prepared to support Ukraine in the long run," Danish Defense Minister Troels Lund Poulsen said.
10:46 PM
The mayor of Sumy and chief of the city council’s infrastructure department were arrested when receiving the last tranche of a Hr 2.13 million ($58,000) bribe, Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) reported on Oct. 2.

watch us on facebook

Edit post

Defense Ministry: 2 killed, 4 injured in Russian attacks over past day

by Dinara Khalilova August 18, 2023 11:32 AM 2 min read
A house damaged by one of Russian attacks on Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, on Aug. 17, 2023. (Pavlo Kyrylenko/Telegram)
This audio is created with AI assistance

Russian attacks against Ukraine killed two civilians and wounded four over the past 24 hours, the Defense Ministry's Military Media Center reported on Aug. 18.

A total of nine Ukrainian oblasts were targeted during this period — Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Chernihiv, Kherson, Kharkiv, and Donetsk. Casualties were reported only in the last three regions.

Russia hit 127 Ukrainian settlements and 89 infrastructure facilities, according to the media center.

Russian troops reportedly used mortars, grenade launchers, tanks, artillery, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), and tactical aviation.

The Russian military struck two districts in Kharkiv Oblast, killing a 61-year-old woman and wounding another in the city of Kupiansk, according to the oblast governor.

Local authorities recently began a mandatory evacuation of civilians from the Kupiansk district due to increased Russian attacks.

Andreas Umland: Why no-fly zones over Ukraine are necessary
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has increasing repercussions beyond Eastern Europe – political, economic, social, legal, and humanitarian. Against this background, it is worth revisiting the full-scale war’s earliest and most urgent Ukrainian request for direct Western military support. Shortly…

The Aug. 17 attacks against Kharkiv Oblast damaged private residences and outbuildings, Oleh Synehuibov reported on Telegram.

In Ukraine's eastern Donetsk Oblast, Russian attacks killed a civilian in Bohdanivka near Chasiv Yar, said Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko. Two more people were injured in Katerynivka, some 15 kilometers southwest of Marinka, according to the official.

Russia targeted nine settlements and one community in the region, damaging 20 houses, an administration building, an outbuilding, and power lines, added Kyrylenko.

Overnight on Aug. 18, Russian forces attacked Kherson Oblast's settlements of Bilozerka and Dniprovske, wounding a woman, the regional prosecutor's office wrote. Houses, farm buildings, gas pipelines, and a local church were damaged, reads the report.

The day before, Russia launched 48 attacks against the region, firing 207 projectiles from various weapons, said Kherson Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin.

Ukraine war latest: Military reports progress south of newly liberated Urozhaine, Azov Brigade returns to eastern front line
Key developments on Aug. 17: * Ukraine extends martial law until Nov. 15 * Ukrainian forces reportedly use cluster munitions to reclaim Urozhaine in Donetsk Oblast * Russia deports 450 more Ukrainian children, military says * Germany, Sweden send military aid to Ukraine * Azov Brigade deployed…
Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.
Freedom can be costly. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price for their independence. Support independent journalism in its darkest hour. Support us for as little as $1, and it only takes a minute.
visa masterCard americanExpress

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe

Please, enter correct email address


* indicates required
* indicates required


* indicates required
* indicates required


* indicates required


* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.