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Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine. The equipment has already arrived in Ukraine, while Ukrainian personnel training continues in Poland under the auspices of the EU. In addition, Norway provides earmarked funds to purchase ammunition and spare parts. – Pres service of the Norwegian Armed Forces


On March 20, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 120 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. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 March 2023 (approximation): 166570 troops; 3552 tanks; 6879 armored vehicles; 2586 artillery systems; 507 MLRS; 270 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 305 aircraft; 290 helicopters; 5428 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2167 tactical UAVs; 266 special military equipment; 907 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On March 20, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 2 enemy drones Supercam S350 in the Mykolaiv region. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 464 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 935 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 389 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 16,226 were deported. At the same time, 10,597 Ukrainian children were found and 308 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 15 citizens were injured. 4 people were killed. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The European Union transferred the second tranche of €1,5 billion macro-financial assistance program to Ukraine. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


Ukraine returned another 15 Ukrainian children with their mothers and legal representatives illegally deported by Russian forces. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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

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Due to Russian military aggression, the city of Avdiivka in the Donetsk region became almost a ghost city with empty streets and destroyed buildings.

By Petro Batanov

A woman with her cat during the evacuation of civilians in Siversk, the Donetsk region.

By Diego Herrera Carcedo / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

A woman cries near her high-rise building destroyed by Russian shelling in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.

By Ignacio Marin / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

The funeral ceremony of Serhii Myronchykov, a Ukrainian serviceman from the “Da Vinci Wolves” battalion, who was killed near Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. March 2023. Hnidyn village, the Kyiv region.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Sofiia Ponomarenko, a high school student, stands in the Mykhailo-Kotsiubynskyi Lyceum in the Chernihiv region. This educational establishment was destroyed by Russian missiles.

By Mariia Markovska

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