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00:46

The US Department of Defense has announced a $460 million military aid package for Ukraine. In particular, the new military aid package includes additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); additional 155mm artillery rounds; additional 120mm mortar rounds; 4 air surveillance radars; additional Javelin anti-armor systems; approximately 2,000 anti-armor rockets; 4 Bradley Infantry Fire Support Team vehicles; 2 tactical vehicles to recover equipment; medical supplies; and others. – Official website of the US Department of Defense

08:00

In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 16 strikes on locations with Russian troops and military equipment and 1 strike on an anti-aircraft missile system at the firing position of Russian occupiers. Moreover, Ukrainian defenders shot down 3 enemy kamikaze drones Lancet. Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit an MLRS battery of Russian invaders and 2 enemy anti-aircraft defense positions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:08

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on February 20. 3 people were killed. 5 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

08:41

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 February 2023 (approximation): 144440 troops; 3326 tanks; 6562 armored vehicles; 2338 artillery systems; 471 MLRS; 243 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 299 aircraft; 287 helicopters; 5210 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2023 tactical UAVs; 226 special military equipment; 873 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:22

The European Union extended sanctions against Russia for illegally annexing Ukraine’s Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk, and Zaporizhzhia regions. In particular, the restrictive measures were extended for one year – until February 24, 2024. The decision will formally enter into force on February 23, 2023. – Official journal of the European Union

12:07

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, and Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

15:28

Russian occupiers shelled Kherson on February 21. The attacks have targeted a vehicle park, residential areas, a high-rise building, and a public transport stop. 5 people were killed, and 16 citizens were wounded. – Kherson City Council

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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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