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The Parliament of Sweden has approved the decision to allocate SEK 4,3 billion ($406,7 million) in military aid to Ukraine. In particular, the new military aid package will include anti-tank weapons, demining equipment, NLAW light anti-tank missile systems, as well as Combat Vehicle 90 infantry fighting vehicles. – Press service of the Swedish Parliament


On February 8, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 3 locations with Russian soldiers, 3 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems positions, 2 Russian ammunition depots, and an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 09 February 2023 (approximation): 135010 troops; 3255 tanks; 6468 armored vehicles; 2244 artillery systems; 463 MLRS; 232 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 295 aircraft; 285 helicopters; 5121 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 1967 tactical UAVs; 211 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. 10 people were killed. 19 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The Lithuanian government will transfer 36 anti-aircraft missile systems to Ukraine that can be used against Iranian drones. In addition, Lithuania trained 15 Ukrainian instructors to work with these weapons. – Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence

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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

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

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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