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On March 16, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 70 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, Marinskyi, and Shakhtarskyi directions. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 7 strikes on locations with Russian troops. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 5 Russian command posts, an enemy fuel and lubricants warehouse, 2 enemy radar stations, a Russian electronic warfare station, and an enemy anti-aircraft missile system in a firing position. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on March 16. 2 people were killed. 8 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 17 March 2023 (approximation): 163320 troops; 3506 tanks; 6823 armored vehicles; 2552 artillery systems; 504 MLRS; 265 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 305 aircraft; 290 helicopters; 5401 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2145 tactical UAVs; 258 special military equipment; 907 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The Government of Slovakia has approved transferring 13 MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine. – Eduard Heger, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic

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A Ukrainian defender says goodbye to his beloved at the Kramatorsk railway station, in the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

A Ukrainian soldier in the frontline town of Avdiivka in the East of Ukraine. Russian forces shell the city daily, destroying buildings, smashing cars, and leaving craters.

By Evhenii Maloletka

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the positions of the Ukrainian military in the Bakhmut direction.

Photo from Volodymyr Zelenskyy / Instagram

A pug was rescued from the multi-story buildings in Zaporizhzhia after Russia’s missile attack on March 22, 2023.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

A civilian kisses the hands of a Ukrainian defender in gratitude at the railway station in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.

By Kostiantyn Liberov and Vlada Liberova

Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine.

Photo from the Norwegian Armed Forces

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