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02:41

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have committed 48,161 war crimes against Ukraine and its citizens. – Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

04:03

As of December 12, Russian occupiers have still held 232 Ukrainian citizens in the Zaporizhzhia region in captivity. – Oleksandr Starukh, Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration

08:20

On December 11, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 9 Russian command posts and 2 enemy ammunition depots in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:44

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 12 December (approximation): 94760 troops; 2966 tanks; 5928 armored vehicles; 1929 artillery systems; 397 MLRS; 211 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 281 aircraft; 264 helicopters; 4544 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1617 tactical UAVs; 169 special military equipment; 592 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:26

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the city of Hirnyk in the Donetsk region on December 12. 2 people were killed. 10 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

12:30

As of November 11, all thermal and hydroelectric power stations in Ukraine were damaged due to Russian missile strikes. Moreover, 40% of all high-voltage network facilities in Ukraine were damaged to varying degrees. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

14:52

The New Zealand government has imposed new sanctions against 23 Russian propagandists who support the illegal invasion of Ukraine. Among sanctioned individuals are the Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, Maksut Shadaev, the CEO of Channel-1 Russia, Kostiantyn Ernst, and key personnel from Russian media outlets, including InfoRos, SouthFront, and the Strategic Culture Foundation. – Official website of the New Zealand government

15:35

Rocket attacks on the Kherson region on December 12. Local residential buildings were damaged. A fire broke out in several apartments. 2 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Prosecutor General’s Office

17:50

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Mykolaiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, the Kharkiv, and the Kherson regions. 7 people were killed. 24 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

Ukrainian soldiers of the 242nd Battalion of the 241st Brigade of the territorial defense forces are shooting down enemy Shahed-136/131 drones. January 26, 2023, the Kyiv region.

By Vadym Sarakhan

Ukrainian soldiers of the 242nd Battalion of the 241st Brigade of the territorial defense forces are shooting down enemy Shahed-136/131 drones. January 26, 2023, the Kyiv region.

By Vadym Sarakhan

A boy walks near a destroyed house in the settlement of Hlevakha in the Kyiv region. Russian troops launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine on January 26.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

A woman stands in a crater left in the settlement of Hlevakha, the Kyiv region, after yet another Russian attack. January 26, 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for Getty Images

Ukrainian servicemen evacuate injured fellow soldiers after a fierce battle with Russian forces. January 2023.

By Emanuele Satolli

Military medics provide first aid to an injured Ukrainian soldier. January 2023.

By Emanuele Satolli

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