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279th day
of Ukraine's heroic resistance against full-scale Russian aggression

Situation in Ukraine

28.11.2022
18:00

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Kharkiv, the Sumy, the Chernihiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 4 people were killed. 11 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

16:50

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have fired more than 16,000 missiles at Ukraine, 97% of them at civilian targets. – Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine

16:00

About 5,000 Ukrainian women are currently fighting in the war against Russia. As of November 28, 101 Ukrainian servicewomen were killed, and more than 100 were injured. Moreover, 50 Ukrainian servicewomen are reported missing. – Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine

13:47

The foreign ministers of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden arrived in Kyiv to discuss further support for Ukraine. – Official Twitter page of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs

13:11

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 150 citizens, including 4 children, have been killed due to Russian missile strikes and enemy drone attacks in Kyiv. – Vitalii Klychko, Mayor of Kyiv

12:49

The Lithuanian government has recently sent 6 trucks with 114 transformers to Ukraine. – Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence

12:32

The European Council has adopted a decision to add the violation of restrictive measures to the list of ‘EU crimes’ included in the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU. – Official website of the European Council

09:40

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 440 Ukrainian children have died, 851 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 329 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 12,034 were deported. – Prosecutor General’s Office

09:31

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 28 November (approximation): 87900 troops; 2908 tanks; 5861 armored vehicles; 1899 artillery systems; 395 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4416 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1555 tactical UAVs; 163 special military equipment; 531 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:40

As of November 22, the number of Ukrainian citizens registered as refugees in European countries reached more than 4,75 million people. Among European countries, Poland has the largest number of refugees from Ukraine. – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

08:07

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on November 27. 2 people were killed. 4 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

04:44

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have damaged about 32,000 civilian objects and more than 700 critical infrastructure facilities in Ukraine. – Yevhenii Yenin, First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

04:25

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have fired more than 4,000 missiles at Ukraine. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces

War news

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Status update as of 28/11
10,189
injured civilians
6,595
killed
49,629
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.

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