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Over 400 people have gone missing in Hostomel during 35 days of occupation. – Taras Dumenko, Head of the Hostomel village military administration


New Zealand’s government imposes trade sanctions against Russia. In particular, 35% duty on all imports from the aggressor country. – New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the settlements of Dobryanka, Novovoznesenske, and Trudolyubivka in the Kherson region, as well as, the villages in the Brovarskyi district. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukrainian female servicemen, held captive by Russian invaders, have been tortured and ill-treated – Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova.


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 167 Ukrainian children have been killed and more than 279 – injured. – Prosecutor General’s Office


10 million Ukrainians have fled and left their homes since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine. They have moved into other Ukrainian cities or abroad. – MFA of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 06 April (approximation): 18600 troops; 684 tanks; 1861 armored vehicles; 107 MLRS; 150 aircraft; 135 helicopters; 1324 military auto vehicles; 7 military boats; 76 fuel tanks; 96 tactical UAVs; 25 special military equipment; 4 mobile SRBM systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Russian occupiers have turned the village of Borodianka in the Kyiv region into ruins. More than 100 local civilians have been killed. – Oleksiy Kuleba, Head of the Humanitarian Staff of the Kyiv Region


The EU is tightening sanctions against the Russian Federation and imposing a ban on imports of Russian coal. – Charles Michel, President of the European Council


Russian aggressors have killed more than 320 civilians in Bucha, in the Kyiv region. – Anatolii Fedoruk, Mayor of Bucha


The government of Greece is expelling 12 Russian diplomats. The exact reason for the expulsion has not been named yet. Since the beginning of Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine, Western countries have expelled more than 150 Russian diplomats. – Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs


There is a humanitarian catastrophe in Ivankivska, Dymerska, and Polissya communities of the Kyiv region. Measures are now being taken to normalize the situation. – Olexander Pavlyuk, Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration


Russian occupiers have been abducting and torturing local civilians in the Kherson region. – Kakhovka journalist Oleh Baturin has reported on his Facebook page


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 89 civilians have been killed in Kyiv, including 4 children. – Kyiv City State Administration


The Luxembourg government expelled a Russian diplomat from the country. The diplomat was ordered to leave the country within the next 15 days. – Luxembourg’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs


In the last 24 hours, the Russian aggressors carried out 118 air bombardments in the city of Mariupol. – Lyudmila Denisova, Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


The United States is imposing a new package of sanctions against leading Russian banks and people close to Putin. A ban on new investments in the Russian Federation is also being imposed. – U.S. administration official


In Mariupol, for a month of the blockade, 5,000 people have died, including 210 children. As a result of the hospital bombing by Russian troops, almost 50 people have burned alive. – Vadim Boychenko, Mayor of Mariupol


The British government has imposed new sanctions on Russia. The new sanctions include: freezing the assets of “Oschadbank” and “Moscow Credit Bank”; a ban on new foreign investments in Russia; a ban on the export of oil refining equipment, and the import of iron and steel products. Personal sanctions were also imposed on eight Russian oligarchs. -British daily newspaper “The Guardian”


The US government imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation on Wednesday. The sanctions list includes more than half a hundred Russian banking institutions and enterprises; five Russian tankers and dry cargo ships; 25 representatives of the Russian “elite”. – US Department of the Treasury


For the last 24 hours, Russian occupiers have shelled: Kozyatyn near the Vinnytsia region; Synelnykivskyi and Novomoskovskyi districts in the Dnipropetrovsk region; Radekhiv in the Lviv region; residential areas in Kharkiv; Zolochiv in the Kharkiv region; Rubizhne, Lysychansk, Popasne, Severodonetsk, Toshkivka in the Luhansk region; Vugledar in the Donetsk region; Mykolaiv region; Stanislavskyi rural community in the Kherson region. Many residential buildings, as well as, some industrial infrastructure facilities have been destroyed. Now it is known about 11 dead and 72 injured victims. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Ukrainian soldiers prepare a UAV for a launch to attack the positions of Russian forces at night.

Photo from the 36 Separate Marine Brigade named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilynskyi

A crater from an enemy missile in the Buchanskyi district of the Kyiv region. Due to the massive Russian attack on February 15, 2024, about four dozen houses were damaged in the area. Fortunately, there are no casualties.

By Thomas Peter / Reuters

A man rides past a residential multi-story building damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

“Valentynka” (greeting card on St. Valentine’s Day) in the middle of broken glass on the floor of a school damaged by a Russian missile strike. Lviv, February 15, 2024.

By Anastasiia Smolienko / Ukrinform

On February 14, 2024, Russia launched a missile strike at the maternity ward and a five-story residential building in Selydove, the Donetsk region. Due to an attack, 3 people were killed, including a child and a pregnant woman, and another 12 were injured.

Photo from the National Police of Ukraine

A Ukrainian deputy commander, call sign “Chicken”, of the Separate Assault Battalion “Aidar” at the positions in the East of Ukraine while shooting a D30 howitzer. February 2024.

By Wojciech Grzedzinski

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