Penetrating the Fog of War: the lives of Ukraine’s reporters covering the Russian invasion

Iain Overton looks at the impact of the Russian invasion on Ukraine’s journalists, recording their experiences of a war that has impacted all of their lives.

Alona Savchuk: reporting from the frontlines of Ukraine, a glimpse into a Ukrainian conflict reporter’s life

Ukrainian freelance reporter Alona Savchuk provides insight into her life and career as a conflict journalist, discussing the challenges of reporting during the ongoing war in Ukraine and the importance of empathy in storytelling.

Landmines: a diabolical threat to humanity – lessons from Ukraine

The ongoing war in Ukraine is gravely impeded by the prolific use of landmines by Russian forces, causing devastating casualties, and hindering the Ukrainian army’s progress in their counteroffensive, as highlighted in a recent report from The New York Times.

Explosive Violence in June 2023

In June 2023, Action on Armed Violence recorded 2,671 deaths and injuries from 537 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 67% (1,798) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

Khartoum: 14 killed and 217 injured in shelling between Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces during struggle for control of police headquarters, 25 June.

At least 14 civilians were killed and 217 injured during a battle for control of the Central Reserve Police headquarters in Khartoum.

UK arms exports to Syria (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms export to Syria 2012-2022

Save the Children report exposes Yemen’s deadly legacy: explosive ordnances’ impact on children

Save the Children’s report reveals that the ongoing conflict in Yemen has left a deadly legacy of explosive ordnance, including landmines, resulting in over 11,000 Yemeni children being killed or maimed since the beginning of the war, with an alarming increase in child casualties caused by explosive ordnance between January 2018 and November 2022.

35 killed and 75 injured in Russian missile strike on Dnipro, Ukraine, 14 Jan 2023

35 civilians have been killed and 75 injured in a Russian Kh-22 missile strike on Dnipro, 14 Jan 2023.

98% of casualties from Russian use of explosive weapons in towns and cities civilians

New analysis by AOAV has found that, since 2012, when Russian armed forces used explosive weapons in towns and cities, 98% of the resulting casualties were civilians.

25 killed and 31 injured in Russian rocket strike on Chaplyne railway station, Ukraine, 24 Aug.

25 people were killed and 31 injured in a Russian missile strike on Chaplyne’s railway station, 24 Aug.

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.

18 killed and 28 injured in Russian missile strike on shopping centre in central Ukraine, Monday 27 June.

On Monday 27 June, at around 3.50pm, a Russian air-launched Kh-22 cruise missile struck a shopping centre in the town of Kremenchuk. At the latest count, 18 people were killed, 59 injured, and 36 are still missing.