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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 07 December 2023 (approximation): 336230 troops; 5618 tanks; 10482 armored vehicles; 8045 artillery systems; 919 MLRS; 605 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10561 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6116 tactical UAVs; 1156 special military equipment; 1571 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on December 07, Ukrainian defenders shot down 15 out of 18 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Over the past day, about 91 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit 2 Russian artillery units, one enemy ammunition depot, one Russian anti-aircraft missile complex, and one enemy helicopter. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 11 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment, one strike on an enemy command post, and 3 strikes on Russian anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Japanese government has decided to provide an additional $1 billion in assistance to Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Khmelnytskyi, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least one citizen was killed. Eight more people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


About 28,000 Ukrainian civilians are currently kept in Russian captivity. In addition, the illegal deportation of 19,540 Ukrainian children by Russia has been officially confirmed. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


Ukraine has already returned home 522 Ukrainian children. These are either children from the temporarily occupied territories or those illegally deported to Russia. – Dmytro Lubinets, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine


Ukrainian law enforcement officers have already found 104 torture chambers on the Ukrainian territories liberated from Russian occupation. Russian invaders illegally held and tortured Ukrainian citizens in these places. – Andrii Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine

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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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