Ukrainian forces continue to hold defenses west of Donetsk despite the Russian onslaught.
Russian and Ukraine trade war crimes accusations with 16 killed in two incidents in the Donbas.
Regulators sound alarm at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant calling the situation "completely out of control."
Fighting continues around Bakhmut and Donetsk while Russian missiles target civilians in Mykolaiv.
Mykolaiv hit by more than 40 missiles and rockets in biggest attack since the war started.
The Russian military has shifted its focus from Slovyansk-Karmatorsk to the Donbas, west of Donetsk.
Up to 50 Ukrainian POWs were killed on July 28 in a second alleged war crime ordered by PMC Wagner Group.
Ukrainian forces make gains in Izyum as the counteroffensive in Kherson gains momentum.
The seaside town of Zatoka was decimated by a Russian cruise missile attack with over 155 homes damaged or destroyed.
Russian forces have not made meaningful territorial gains in Ukraine since July 3rd.