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Situation in Ukraine


Due to Russian military aggression, more than 3,500 Ukrainian educational establishments were damaged or destroyed. – Yevhen Kudriavets, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Khmelnytskyi, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Poltava, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least two citizens were killed, and ten more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


At night on February 25, Ukrainian defenders shot down 16 out of 18 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 25 February 2024 (approximation): 409820 troops; 6542 tanks; 12441 armored vehicles; 9981 artillery systems; 999 MLRS; 684 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 340 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 13011 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 25 military boats; 1 submarine; 7681 tactical UAVs; 1578 special military equipment; 1907 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine



Status update as of 23/02
UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU)
injured civilians
UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU)
Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine
number of war crimes
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Actual numbers might be considerably higher, as information from many locations with intense hostilities is not yet available or confirmed.


This is an archive of wartime photos from Ukraine since February 2022. For a selection of photos available for free, non-commercial use, visit our Collection of War Photos.

Ukrainian soldiers prepare a UAV for a launch to attack the positions of Russian forces at night.

Photo from the 36 Separate Marine Brigade named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilynskyi

A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

A man rides past a residential multi-story building damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

“Valentynka” (greeting card on St. Valentine’s Day) in the middle of broken glass on the floor of a school damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

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