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06:11

On April 17, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 70 Russian attacks in the Lymanskyi, Bakhmutskyi, Avdiivskyi, Kupianskyi, and Marinskyi directions. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 2 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, and an enemy electronic warfare station. Ukrainian defenders also shot down a Russian reconnaissance UAV Merlin. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:10

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 18 April 2023 (approximation): 183130 troops; 3661 tanks; 7098 armored vehicles; 2810 artillery systems; 538 MLRS; 285 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 308 aircraft; 293 helicopters; 5676 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2353 tactical UAVs; 330 special military equipment; 911 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

12:00

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 3 citizens were killed. 5 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

17:33

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 7,000 Ukrainian servicemen have been reported missing. – Oleh Kotenko, Commissioner for Persons Missing in Special Circumstances

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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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