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On February 1, Russian troops shelled the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region. A residential building was hit. At the moment, the number of victims is 21. It is known about 2 killed and 8 injured victims. 2 injured victims are in serious condition and have been transported to the Dnipropetrovsk region, where they have undergone stabilizing operations. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 02 February 2023 (approximation): 129030 troops; 3211 tanks; 6382 armored vehicles; 2212 artillery systems; 458 MLRS; 222 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 293 aircraft; 284 helicopters; 5064 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 1951 tactical UAVs; 200 special military equipment; 796 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 8 person was killed. 30 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, ordered to seize the territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions by March. At the moment, there are signs that Russian troops are preparing for a new attempt at a massive offensive and seizure of eastern Ukraine. At the same time, the Russian Federation does not have the resources for an offensive from the territory of Belarus. – Andrii Cherniak, A representative of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine


The European Commission has invited Ukraine to the EU energy platform and decided to provide an additional 2,400 generators for Ukrainians. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


On February 2, the European Council allocated the seventh package of €500 million through the EPF and an additional €45 million to the military assistance mission for Ukraine. – Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

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By Serhii Korovayny for the Wall Street Journal

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