This thirty-first report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the human rights situation in Ukraine covers the period from 1 August 2020 to 31 January 2021. It is based on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU).
The security situation significantly improved compared to the previous reporting period, following the agreement on measures to strengthen the ceasefire that took effect on 27 July 2020. Active hostilities caused injuries to three civilians by light weapons and small arms fire, while 36 civilian casualties (eight killed and 28 injured) were caused by mines and explosive remnants of war. Since the beginning of the conflict, OHCHR has recorded a total of 3,375 conflict-related civilian deaths. The number of injured civilians is estimated to exceed 7,000.