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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 19 December 2023 (approximation): 348300 troops; 5798 tanks; 10771 armored vehicles; 8190 artillery systems; 926 MLRS; 611 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10842 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6299 tactical UAVs; 1200 special military equipment; 1611 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on December 19, Ukrainian defenders shot down 2 out of 2 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack the Khmelnytskyi region. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Over the past day, about 105 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, the Ukrainian air defense forces and means shot down a Russian-guided air missile Kh-59. The missile troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit two areas of enemy remote mining and one Russian artillery unit. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


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


During the four months of operation of the temporary grain corridor, 302 ships exported about 10 million tons of cargo, including Ukrainian agricultural products, to 24 countries worldwide. – Oleksandr Kubrakov, Minister for Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine

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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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