Ukraine breaks through Russia’s first line of defense - Weekly, 21-25 August

August 26, 2023

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have reportedly broken through the first line of Russia's defense in the south. Meanwhile, Ukraine further strengthened the F-16 coalition and organized the third Crimean platform summit to discuss the peninsula's reintegration.

This is our weekly roundup of key events and trends in and around Ukraine.

  • Volodymyr Yermolenko, the chief editor of UkraineWorld, is joined by Maksym Panchenko and Anastasiia Herasymchuk, analysts and journalists at UkraineWorld, to discuss key events and trends in and around Ukraine over the past week.

UkraineWorld ( is brought to you by Internews Ukraine, one of the largest Ukrainian media NGOs.

Support us at