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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion, Ukraine has already returned 3,135 Ukrainian defenders from Russian captivity. – Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 09 February 2024 (approximation): 393290 troops; 6385 tanks; 11921 armored vehicles; 9435 artillery systems; 981 MLRS; 666 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 332 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 12551 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 24 military boats; 1 submarine; 7209 tactical UAVs; 1509 special military equipment; 1881 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on February 09, Ukrainian defenders shot down 10 out of 16 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 523 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 1,218 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 4 citizens were killed and 10 more injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On February 9, the Finnish government announced the 22nd military aid package for Ukraine. The total value of the defense support delivered by Finland to Ukraine is now €1,8 billion. – Official website of the Finnish Ministry of Defence


The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has decided to ban the import of certain categories of diamonds from Russia. – Official website of the US Department of the Treasury

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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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