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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


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


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


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


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


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


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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A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

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A Ukrainian serviceman stands in position near the border with Belarus in the Zhytomyr region. September 2023.

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A Ukrainian soldier is preparing to release a drone that will fly over temporarily occupied territories in search of Russian heavy weapons and air defense installations. September 2023.

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At night on September 25, 2023, Russian forces targeted the port infrastructure in Odesa with drones and missiles. Due to another enemy attack, a well-known city location — a seaport building with a nearby hotel, as well as a grain warehouse, suffered destruction.

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Oleh came home to his formerly frontline village. This settlement in the Mykolaiv region was destroyed due to Russian military aggression. September 23, 2023.

By David Guttenfelder

At night on September 21, 2023, Russia attacked the capital of Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukrainian defenders shot down more than 20 enemy air targets in the sky over Kyiv. Due to the fallen debris, there are destruction and injured victims.

By Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

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