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Over the past day, 43 more Ukrainian citizens were evacuated from the frontline districts of Pokrovsk and Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 17 January 2024 (approximation): 372820 troops; 6126 tanks; 11372 armored vehicles; 8811 artillery systems; 964 MLRS; 653 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 331 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 11755 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 23 military boats; 1 submarine; 6884 tactical UAVs; 1367 special military equipment; 1817 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on January 17, Ukrainian defenders shot down 19 out of 20 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk, and Kirovohrad regions. In addition, Russian forces targeted Kharkiv with two anti-aircraft-guided missiles S-300. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Kirovohrad, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least 23 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


The German government has transferred Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes ammunition for the main battle tank Leopard 1; eight armored personnel carriers; 25 reconnaissance drones RQ-35 Heidrun; 50 SatCom terminals; 16 tankers Zetros; and other capabilities. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany


Ukrainian forces successfully used a hybrid air defense system on the night of January 16-17, destroying an enemy “Shahed-136/131” drone from 9 km away. This system combines Soviet components with Western equipment. – Oleksandr Kamyshin, Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine

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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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