-- The commander of Ukraine's armed forces has warned of possible "wide-scale aggression" by Russia against his country.
-- Ukraine's border service has banned Mikheil Saakashvili from entering Ukraine for three years, days after he was expelled from the country.
-- Several female Ukrainian journalists say police officers forced them to undress and undergo invasive security checks in order to attend a Kyiv court hearing where President Petro Poroshenko testified via video link.
-- European Union diplomats have told RFE/RL that the asset freezes and visa bans on 150 Russian officials and Moscow-backed Ukrainian have been extended.
*NOTE: Times are stated according to local time in Kyiv (GMT +2)
EDITOR'S NOTE: We have started a fresh Ukraine live blog as of September 2, 2017. Find the archived entries here.
Here is today's map of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, according to the National Security and Defense Council: