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00:10

The Swedish government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package of $287 million. In particular, it will include air defense systems, ammunition, armored vehicles, personal equipment, including winter kits and body protection, gun-laying equipment, tents, and camouflage nets. – Official website of the Swedish Parliament

00:44

Due to Russian missile strikes, as of November 17, more than 10 million Ukrainian citizens have no electricity supply. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

08:02

On November 17, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 6 Russian ammunition depots, as well as shot down 6 enemy missiles and 5 Iranian «Shahed» kamikaze drones in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:41

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 18 November (approximation): 83460 troops; 2879 tanks; 5808 armored vehicles; 1865 artillery systems; 393 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4366 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1536 tactical UAVs; 161 special military equipment; 480 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Lyman and Avdiivka directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:22

Russian occupiers shelled the Zaporizhzhia region at night on November 17. Local private houses were destroyed. 9 people were killed. There may also be other victims under the rubble. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

11:33

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, the European Union has frozen Russian assets for €68 billion. – Politico

12:16

The Slovakian government has transferred to Ukraine the 7th Zuzana-2 howitzer. – Jaro Nad, Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic

14:37

Russian occupiers shelled the city of Vilniansk in the Zaporizhzhia region at night on November 17. Local private houses were destroyed. 10 people were killed, including 3 children. There may also be other victims under the rubble. The rescue operation is ongoing. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

15:37

As of November 18, Russian aggressors have mined 30% of the Ukrainian territory. – Serhii Kruk, Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

17:00

Due to recent Russian missile strikes on Ukraine’s critical infrastructure, almost 50% of the Ukrainian energy system is disabled. – Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine

18:04

The US government has allocated about $20 million to implement the “Grain from Ukraine” initiative. It has been announced this week by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to send Ukrainian food to the countries that need it most. – Press service of the US Embassy in Ukraine

18:45

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kherson, the Zaporizhzhia, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Sumy, the Donetsk, the Mykolaiv, the Chernihiv, the Kharkiv, and the Luhansk regions. 14 people were killed, including 3 children. 15 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

The price of freedom. Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. November 2022.

By Serhii Nuzhnenko

Serhii watched with pursed lips as the bodies of his father and grandmother were pulled out from a grave near their home in the Kherson region. Russian murderers shot them in their heads.

By Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A wounded man and his wife after a Russian strike in Kherson.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

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