Russian missiles hit the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia on the morning of August 5, the region’s governor said. Russian forces also shelled Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Mykolaiv on August 5. Russian forces faced losses and had to retreat after it tried to break through Ukrainian defences near Marinka. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s military claims it destroyed 3 ammunition depots in southern Ukraine. Ukraine’s Operational Command South said it killed 39 Russian troops and destroyed four S-300 missile systems.