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07:57

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 17 February 2023 (approximation): 141260 troops; 3298 tanks; 6520 armored vehicles; 2322 artillery systems; 467 MLRS; 241 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 298 aircraft; 287 helicopters; 5187 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2013 tactical UAVs; 221 special military equipment; 871 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:15

Another group of Iranian instructors has arrived in the occupied Ukrainian city of Luhansk. They are supposed to train the Russian invaders to work with Shahed drones. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:50

The US government supports Ukraine’s decision to strike Russian military facilities in occupied Crimea. – Victoria Nuland, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

10:00

On February 15, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 4 locations with Russian soldiers, an enemy ammunition depot, a Russian artillery unit in a firing position, and 2 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems positions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:28

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 9 people were killed. 23 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

13:19

Over the past week, 25 ships left Ukrainian ports with almost a million tons of Ukrainian grain and other food on board as part of the Black Sea “grain initiative”. – Press service of the Ukrainian Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

16:11

German Leopard tanks will arrive in Ukraine by the last week of March. The training of Ukrainian servicemen is being carried out at the moment. – Boris Pistorius, Federal Minister of Defence of Germany

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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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