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07:50

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 22 December 2023 (approximation): 351350 troops; 5837 tanks; 10843 armored vehicles; 8250 artillery systems; 932 MLRS; 611 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 324 aircraft; 324 helicopters; 10944 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 22 military boats; 1 submarine; 6365 tactical UAVs; 1217 special military equipment; 1613 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:09

At night on December 22, Ukrainian defenders shot down 24 out of 28 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones used by Russian troops to attack Ukraine. – Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:52

Over the past day, about 95 combat clashes took place on the frontline. At the same time, Ukrainian missile troops hit three Russian ammunition depots and one enemy artillery unit. In addition, 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 one strike on an enemy anti-aircraft missile system. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10:41

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Khmelnytskyi, Rivne, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, and Kherson regions. At least six citizens were killed and 15 more injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

16:09

Ukraine has returned the bodies of another 66 dead Ukrainian servicemen. – Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War

17:05

The EU is sending 500 more power generators from its strategic reserves to support Ukraine’s energy system during the winter period. – Official website of the Delegation of the European Union to 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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