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00:25

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Ukrainian pyrotechnists and bomb technicians have surveyed more than 100,000 hectares of territory and neutralized about 400,000 enemy shells. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

07:26

On March 19, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 7 strikes on locations with Russian troops and 1 strike on 3 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems Buk-M1-2. In addition, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit a Russian anti-aircraft missile complex Tor, 3 enemy electronic warfare stations, and an enemy ammunition depot. Moreover, Ukrainian defenders shot down a Russian Zala drone. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:01

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 20 March 2023 (approximation): 165610 troops; 3537 tanks; 6869 armored vehicles; 2577 artillery systems; 507 MLRS; 270 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 305 aircraft; 290 helicopters; 5416 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2160 tactical UAVs; 265 special military equipment; 907 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:48

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 464 Ukrainian children have been killed, and 935 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. Moreover, 387 Ukrainian children were reported missing and 16,226 were deported. At the same time, 10,576 Ukrainian children were found and 308 returned home. – Press service of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

11:41

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, and Kherson regions. 9 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

16:04

EU foreign and defense ministers approved the initiative to procure jointly 1 million shells for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. – Kaja Kallas, Prime Minister of Estonia

17:39

On March 20, the US government announced a new military aid package for Ukraine. – Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State

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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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