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8/6/22 Part 2
Amnesty International has in a surprise shift placed its human rights scrutiny on Ukraine in a fresh report released Thursday. It immediately sparked a firestorm of criticism as both Western pundits and Kiev officials themselves blasted the findings as unfair. The Amnesty report said investigators had found evidence of Ukrainian forces launching strikes from within populated residential areas, as well as basing themselves in civilian buildings in 19 towns and villages in three war-torn regions of the country from April through July: https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/ukraine-military-endangering-civilians-locating-forces-residential-areas-new
The head of the "occupational administration" of Kherson, Volodymyr Saldo, was taken to the hospital in serious condition after the assassination attempt: https://ukrainetoday.org/2022/07/13/the-head-of-the-occupation-administration-of-kherson-was-hospitalized-in-serious-condition-after-the-assassination-attempt/
Russian troops continue to open fire on Mykolaiv Region. One civilian was reported killed and five injured in the urban-type settlement of Bereznehuvate: https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3544930-russians-launch-artillery-strike-on-mykolaiv-region-casualties-reported.html
The Ukrainian military has engaged two command-and-control posts of the Russian 76th Airborne Assault Division and 49th Army in Chornobaivka: https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3544614-in-ukraines-south-defense-forces-hit-six-russian-ammo-depots-c2-posts.html
Russian air defense forces shot down five Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles and intercepted three Grad rockets and three Tochka-U ballistic missiles in the past 24 hours in their special military operation in Ukraine: https://tass.com/politics/1489933
On 5 August, Russian occupiers seriously damaged the nitrogen-oxygen unit and the combined auxiliary building at the Zaporizhzhia NPP. There are risks of hydrogen leakage and emission of radioactive substances: https://www.pravda.com.ua/eng/news/2022/08/6/7362137/
▲ UPDATE: Russian and Ukrainian forces accused each other of firing rounds near the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Enerhodar, but ISW cannot independently determine which party is responsible for the incident: https://www.understandingwar.org/backgrounder/russian-offensive-campaign-assessment-august-5
Ukrainian officials confirmed that Russian forces are using Iranian-provided drones in Ukraine. Russian forces conducted unsuccessful ground assaults on settlements south of Bakhmut. Russian and Ukrainian forces exchanged heavy artillery fire in Pisky, suggesting that Russian forces are unlikely to have full control of Pisky despite Russian claims. Russian forces conducted several limited ground assaults to the north, northwest, and southwest of Donetsk City: https://www.understandingwar.org/backgrounder/russian-offensive-campaign-assessment-august-5