Dispatches from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine’s editorial team.
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are critical. Forbes Ukraine’s reporters gather information and provide updates on the situation.
Friday, August 5. Day 163. By Dmytro Aksyonov
Mykolaiv. Russian forces have extensively shelled the city of Mykolaiv, leading to one civilian’s death and 21 injuries, including one child, reports Presidential Advisor Kyrylo Tymoshenko. Russian forces used cluster shells (banned by international conventions). Additionally, 21 private homes have been destroyed.
Enerhodar. Power lines at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, currently occupied by Russians, have been shelled, leading to both Ukrainian and Russian sources trading blame for the incident. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia earlier this week of using the plant, which they occupy since March, as a military base to launch attacks on Ukrainian