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Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 21 August 2023 (approximation): 257930 troops; 4358 tanks; 8449 armored vehicles; 5264 artillery systems; 719 MLRS; 489 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7692 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4309 tactical UAVs; 794 special military equipment; 1406 cruise missiles. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Ukrainian troops are advancing along the southern flank around Bakhmut. As of now, 3 more square kilometers have been liberated. In total, 43 square kilometers of Ukrainian land were liberated in this direction since the start of the offensive operations. — Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 3 people were killed, and 27 civilians were injured by shelling. — Information from Regional Military Administrations


The first line of the main water pipeline on the “Inhulets – Kriazheve” section was launched. Ukraine started to build it three days after Russia’s terrorist act at the Kakhovka HPP. It is supposed to provide water to a quarter of the population of Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk Region. — Press service of the Ministry of Development of Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure of Ukraine


The Ukrainian troops are advancing on the Zaporizhzhia axis: on the south-east of Robotyn and south of Mala Tokmachka. In Robotyn, planned combat work is currently taking place. — Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defense 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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