Ukraine Day 1276: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded today, and there was a report of one civilian woman injured.
Yesterday’s coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here.
People in eastern Ukraine line up to cross the line of contact to obtain pensions and services. Photo by UNHCR
Fighting escalated significantly today with 33 attacks on Ukrainian positions, including with Grad missiles, Liga.net reported, citing the ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] press service. Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded, two in battle and one as a result of stepping on a mine.
As we reported, on August 12, the FSB detained a Ukrainian man and said he was an “SBU agent” preparing “diversion” in Russia-occupied Crimea.
o Living Conditions Deteriorate for Donbass Residents
o Teen Injured by Explosive
OSCE SMM reported that a 15-year-old boy in Ukrainian-controlled Shyrokii lost three fingers on his hand and was hospitalized with other wounds after ammunition he was handling exploded. He is listed in serious condition.
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
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