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Russian aggressors fired missiles at the city of Pokrovsk in the Donetsk region on February 15. An apartment building was hit, and as a result, the upper floors were destroyed. 3 people were killed. 11 injured victims were hospitalized. Rescue and search operations were finished. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 16 February 2023 (approximation): 140460 troops; 3296 tanks; 6517 armored vehicles; 2306 artillery systems; 466 MLRS; 239 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 298 aircraft; 287 helicopters; 5167 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2012 tactical UAVs; 219 special military equipment; 857 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on February 16, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 16 out of 36 Russian missiles launched at critical infrastructure facilities in different regions of Ukraine. – Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on February 15. 6 people were killed. 13 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine made more than 20 aircraft flights and hit 15 enemy positions. In addition, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down a Russian Ka-52 attack helicopter and an enemy drone. – Press service of the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Russian troops launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine on February 16. In particular, enemy missiles hit critical infrastructure facilities in the Lviv and Poltava regions. In the Kirovohrad region, Russian forces fired missiles at an infrastructure object. In addition, enemy missiles hit the city of Pavlohrad in the Dnipropetrovsk region. 1 woman was killed, and 7 more people were injured. Local private houses and an industrial enterprise were damaged. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On February 15, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 6 locations with Russian soldiers, 2 enemy command posts, and 2 Russian ammunition depots. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Lviv, Kirovohrad, Chernihiv, Sumy, Poltava, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 7 people were killed. 23 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On February 16, the Parliament of the Slovak Republic recognized the Russian regime as a terrorist one and the Russian Federation as a state that supports terrorism. – Press service of the Slovak Parliament


The Norwegian Parliament has approved a five-year aid package for Ukraine worth NOK 75 billion (about €7 billion). In particular, in 2023, NOK 7,5 billion will be allocated as civilian support, and NOK 7,5 billion will be used to provide military support for Ukraine. – Official website of the Norwegian Parliament


Another exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia has taken place. 100 Ukrainian defenders and 1 civilian have returned home. Among them are 94 defenders of Mariupol, including 63 soldiers from “Azovstal”. – Andrii Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office

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