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07:53

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 February 2024 (approximation): 406080 troops; 6516 tanks; 12338 armored vehicles; 9826 artillery systems; 992 MLRS; 678 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 338 aircraft; 325 helicopters; 12861 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 25 military boats; 1 submarine; 7560 tactical UAVs; 1558 special military equipment; 1903 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:00

At night on February 21, Ukrainian defenders shot down 13 out of 19 Shahed-136/131 drones and one guided air missile Kh-59 used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:02

On February 21, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Su-34 fighter bomber. – Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:21

Over the past day, about 66 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit a Russian ammunition depot and 12 enemy artillery units. In addition, in the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out strikes on ten locations with Russian troops and on five enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:03

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Poltava, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 3 citizens were killed and 17 more were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

13:07

EU Ambassadors have agreed on a 13th package of sanctions against Russia for its military aggression against Ukraine. This package is one of the broadest approved by the EU, and it will undergo a written procedure and be formally approved on February 24. – Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU

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A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

People walk past a residential building that was heavily damaged during a Russian shelling in the town of Mykolaivka, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

«Camouflage Art»: an exhibition of the “paintings” created with nets by a volunteer organization in one of the museums in Zaporizhzhia. April 6, 2024.

By Elena Tita

Civilian women practice shooting rifles during training courses at the Shooting Training Center “The First”. March 31, 2024, Zaporizhzhia.

By Elena Tita

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