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Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have destroyed more than 81,000 Ukrainian civil infrastructure facilities, including more than 62,000 residential buildings. – Andrii Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine


As of February 23, due to Russian military aggression, 9,655 Ukrainian civilians were killed, including 461 children. In addition, Russian occupiers committed more than 68,000 war crimes. Ukrainian law enforcement officers recorded 952 cases of Russian forces using prohibited cluster mines, chemical and incendiary munitions. – Andrii Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 23 February 2023 (approximation): 145850 troops; 3350 tanks; 6593 armored vehicles; 2352 artillery systems; 471 MLRS; 244 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 299 aircraft; 287 helicopters; 5215 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 2029 tactical UAVs; 228 special military equipment; 873 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 11 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 missile troops and gunners hit a Russian command post and an enemy ammunition depot. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 2 people were killed. 9 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


On February 23, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down a Russian UAV in the Kyiv region. – Yurii Ihnat, Spokesman for the Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian forces have launched almost 5,000 missiles and 3,500 air strikes on the territory of Ukraine, as well as almost 1,100 attacks using UAVs. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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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

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

Ukrainian defender Serhii received his first combat injury in 2015 in the East of Ukraine. He volunteered to defend Ukraine once again in 2022. However, in June 2023, Serhii was injured on the frontline: a man lost two arms and part of his foot.

By Marta Syrko

The funeral of Vladyslav Rykov, call sign “Magic”, a Ukrainian fighter pilot who participated in 385 military missions. A Russian missile hit his fighter jet during one of the combat flights.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Olena cries at her damaged apartment following an overnight Russian shelling in Myrnohrad, the Donetsk region. February 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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