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

Situation in Ukraine


In Beryslav, the Kherson region, the Ukrainian police shot down enemy quadcopters used by Russian forces to attack the city. – National police in the Kherson region


The German government has transferred to Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes 3 armored engineer vehicles Dachs; 70 MG3 for Leopard 2; spare parts for Leopard 2 and Marder; and 30 drone detection systems. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany


Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 83 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 465 Ukrainian children have died, 942 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


On the night of 23 to 24 March, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with missiles, air bombs, and Iranian Shahed drones. In particular, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 Russian Х-59 missiles in the Odesa region. In addition, 10 enemy Su-35 aircraft attacked the Sumy region with 10 guided air bombs. Russian forces also attacked Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk region with 5 Iranian Shahed drones. There are casualties. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 24 March 2023 (approximation): 169170 troops; 3574 tanks; 6921 armored vehicles; 2616 artillery systems; 511 MLRS; 276 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 305 aircraft; 290 helicopters; 5464 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2208 tactical UAVs; 277 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On March 23, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 79 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, Marinskyi, and Shakhtarskyi directions. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 12 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. Moreover, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, an enemy anti-aircraft missile system, and 2 Russian fuel and lubricants warehouses. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Swedish parliament approved providing Ukraine with a new $630 million military package. It will include Leopard 2 tanks, Archer self-propelled artillery units, a robotic complex 97, and ammunition. – Official website of the Swedish parliament


The Spanish government plans to send 6 Leopard tanks to Ukraine next week. – Press service of the Ministry of Defense of Spain

War news


Status update as of 20/03
injured civilians
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.


A Ukrainian defender says goodbye to his beloved at the Kramatorsk railway station, in the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A Ukrainian soldier in the frontline town of Avdiivka in the East of Ukraine. Russian forces shell the city daily, destroying buildings, smashing cars, and leaving craters.

By Evhenii Maloletka

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the positions of the Ukrainian military in the Bakhmut direction.

Photo from Volodymyr Zelenskyy / Instagram

A pug was rescued from the multi-story buildings in Zaporizhzhia after Russia’s missile attack on March 22, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

A civilian kisses the hands of a Ukrainian defender in gratitude at the railway station in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine.

Photo from the Norwegian Armed Forces

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