Russia invaded Ukraine

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346th day
of Ukraine's heroic resistance against full-scale Russian aggression

Situation in Ukraine


The European Commission allocates €1 billion to ensure the rapid recovery of schools and hospitals in Ukraine and already has a special secretariat to coordinate the process. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


The government of Germany has decided to allow military-industrial complex enterprises to transfer Leopard 1 tanks from their stocks to Ukraine. – Steffen Hebestreit, Spokesman for the Federal Government of Germany


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 5 person was killed. 20 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 03 February 2023 (approximation): 129870 troops; 3215 tanks; 6388 armored vehicles; 2215 artillery systems; 460 MLRS; 222 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 294 aircraft; 284 helicopters; 5068 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 1952 tactical UAVs; 202 special military equipment; 796 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On February 2, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post, 3 locations with Russian troops, and 1 enemy ammunition depot. Moreover, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian UAV Merlin-VR. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since February 24, 2022, the representatives of the National Police of Ukraine have received 9,631 appeals related to the disappearance of 9,764 Ukrainian children. – Yaroslav Shanko, Deputy Head of the Juvenile Prevention Directorate of the National Police



Status update as of 31/01
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.


In Kramatorsk, rescues dismantle rubble of a residential building destroyed by Russian missile on February 1, 2023.

By Serhii Korovainyi

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential sector of Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region. A residential building was destroyed. February 1, 2023.

Photo from Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

A man walks near a damaged building in Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Constant Russian shelling turned the city into ruins.

By Peter Batanov

Farewell to volunteer Andrew Bagshaw in Kyiv. The British volunteer was killed by Russian forces during a humanitarian evacuation near Soledar in the Donetsk region in January 2023.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential building in Kharkiv on January 30, 2023. An older woman was killed, and three more people were injured.

By Yevhenii Zavhorodnii

Ukrainian defender Serhii lost his leg in the battle near Izium, in the Kharkiv region. In this photo, he holds his newborn son.

By Marta Syrko

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