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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 18 January 2024 (approximation): 373600 troops; 6147 tanks; 11410 armored vehicles; 8835 artillery systems; 966 MLRS; 653 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 331 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 11794 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 23 military boats; 1 submarine; 6925 tactical UAVs; 1380 special military equipment; 1818 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on January 18, Ukrainian defenders shot down 22 out of 33 Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Sumy, Mykolaiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, Khmelnytskyi, 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


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 520 Ukrainian children have been killed, 1,195 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


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


France has launched the “Artillery Coalition” initiative and announced its commitment to produce dozens of advanced Caesar artillery systems and ammunition for Ukraine in 2024. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine


The US government has imposed sanctions against at least 18 ships of the company from the United Arab Emirates involved in Russia’s attempts to sell its oil above the limits set by the international coalition. – Official website of the US Department of the Treasury

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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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