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On June 21, Ukrainian defenders shot down a Russian helicopter Mi-24. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


On June 21, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 3 Russian command posts, 2 locations with Russian troops and military equipment, an enemy anti-aircraft missile system, 13 enemy artillery units at the firing positions, 2 Russian electronic warfare stations, and an enemy ammunition depot. In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 12 strikes on locations with Russian troops and 6 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. Ukrainian defenders also shot down 7 Russian reconnaissance drones. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 22 June 2023 (approximation): 222650 troops; 4013 tanks; 7783 armored vehicles; 3941 artillery systems; 617 MLRS; 376 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 314 aircraft; 307 helicopters; 6678 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 3438 tactical UAVs; 539 special military equipment; 1214 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


At night on June 22, Ukrainian forces shot down 3 out 4 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones launched by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The European Union transferred another tranche of €1,5 billion macro-financial assistance program to Ukraine. – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission


The Estonian government has decided to send Ukraine another military aid package. In particular, it includes a military hospital, medical equipment, demining equipment, and counter-drone equipment. – Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia

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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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