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07:52

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 18 July 2023 (approximation): 239010 troops; 4119 tanks; 8051 armored vehicles; 4542 artillery systems; 689 MLRS; 428 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 310 helicopters; 7086 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3839 tactical UAVs; 677 special military equipment; 1273 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:14

On July 18, Russia attacked Ukraine with cruise missiles and UAVs. Ukrainian defenders shot down 31 out of 36 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones, 6 out of 6 cruise missiles “Kalibr”, and one reconnaissance UAV. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:38

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 4 citizens were killed. 25 people were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

12:00

The Swedish government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new financial aid package of £450m. These funds will help build up Ukrainian infrastructure and institutions such as healthcare. In addition, it aimed to increase Ukraine’s access to fossil-free energy and transition to greener technologies, as well as to strengthen security and human rights protections. – The Guardian

17:24

On July 18, Russian forces shelled the settlement of Dvorichna in the Kharkiv region. Due to an attack, a 72-year-old man was killed and a 65-year-old woman was injured and hospitalized. – Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

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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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