- 4 Sep 2023
Cradles and Conflicts: Is Ukraine Facing a Demographic Death Spiral?
Ukraine’s population has not grown much since 1960 but Russia’s invasion had led to a catastrophic drop in the birth rate
- 19 May 2023
Russian invasion of Kharkiv, Ukraine, left hundreds of civilians dead and infrastructure devastated, reveals new Airwars report
A comprehensive report uncovers the profound human cost of the Russian invasion in Kharkiv, exposing the tragic loss of hundreds of civilian lives and extensive destruction of critical infrastructure.
- 17 Mar 2023
International Commission uncovers war crimes and human rights violations in Ukraine amidst widespread destruction
The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine has released a report documenting numerous violations of international human rights and humanitarian law committed by Russian authorities in Ukraine and within Russia, including war crimes and attacks on civilians, calling for accountability and urgent action to protect civilians and prevent further atrocities.
- 29 Jul 2022
Casualty reporting in Ukraine: AOAV debate in UK Houses of Parliament with Nobel Peace Prize winner Oleksandra Matviychuk
In July 2022, AOAV convened a meeting in the Houses of Parliament to discuss casualty recording in Ukraine.
- 13 May 2022
At Least Three Killed and 19 Injured in 9th Recorded Russian Air Strike on a School in Ukraine
At least three people were killed and 19 injured in a Russian airstrike on schools in Novhorod-Siverskyi, Chernihiv, on Thursday 12 May. Russian troops reportedly fired several missiles at a school and boarding school, damaging an administrative building and some residential houses in the ensuing fire.
- 14 Mar 2022
In sending weapons to Ukraine we must not forget the lessons of history
AOAV's executive director provides a word of caution as the world exports tonnes of arms to the frontline of Putin’s war
- 18 Dec 2019
A review of the healthcare impact from violence in Eastern Ukraine
A summary analysis of the short and mid term impacts of explosive violence in eastern Ukraine and its impact on healthcare systems and patient health outcome
- 17 Oct 2019
Death Metal Merchants: scrap metal dealers working on the frontline of the conflict in eastern Ukraine
For most, the visitation of the dogs of war is only a burden. But for the scrap dealers of the region, there was a metal lining to that bloody cloud – millions of tonnes of scrap were created in the firestorm.
- 7 Oct 2019
Red in tooth and claw: how war has impacted the regional parks of eastern Ukraine
AOAV investigates the impact of explosive violence on wildlife.
- 7 Oct 2019
The Pheonix Hospital: How war impacted and then led to the rebuilding of healthcare in Popasna, eastern Ukraine
The impacts of explosive violence on healthcare in Popasna, eastern Ukraine.
- 2 Oct 2019
An interview with the head of a destroyed psychiatric facility in eastern Ukraine
Dr Yuriy Smal is the head of a major psychiatric centre that was bombed in the war that has impacted eastern Ukraine.
- 1 Oct 2019
A life bracketed by conflict: how one pensioner’s experience in eastern Ukraine reveals the impact of explosive violence on the elderly there
Explosive violence in Ukraine impacts the elderly disproportionately, as the life of Yulia Stepanovna Novikova reveals