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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed more than 111,990 war crimes against Ukrainian citizens. – Andrii Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 08 December 2023 (approximation): 337220 troops; 5626 tanks; 10508 armored vehicles; 8057 artillery systems; 919 MLRS; 605 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10591 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6136 tactical UAVs; 1159 special military equipment; 1571 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night and in the morning on December 08, Ukrainian defenders shot down 5 out of 7 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones and 14 out of 19 enemy cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555 used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. In addition, Russian forces targeted the Ukrainian territories with six anti-aircraft-guided missiles S-300. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Over the past day, about 89 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit a Russian electronic warfare station. In addition, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 5 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 12 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The German government has transferred Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes one LUNA NG reconnaissance system; 10 reconnaissance drones VECTOR with spare parts; 6 border protection vehicles; 8 trucks Zetros; 30 grenade launchers GMG; and other capabilities. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany

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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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