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Tonight, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 11 out of 20 attack drones «Shahed-136/131» launched by Russia: 9 drones over the Odesa region and 2 UAVs over the Zaporizhzhia region were shot down. Grain storage facilities in the Odesa region were damaged due to the attack. — Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 to 23 August 2023 (approximation): 258820 troops; 4373 tanks; 8488 armored vehicles; 5318 artillery systems; 722 MLRS; 491 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 315 aircraft; 316 helicopters; 7745 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 4324 tactical UAVs; 800 special military equipment; 1406 cruise missiles. — General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the morning, Russia carried out airstrikes on Kherson. Around four in the morning, the Russian troops dropped two guided aerial bombs on a kindergarten and residential buildings. As a result, six people were injured. — Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops attacked the Chernihiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Odesa, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. At least 5 people were killed, and 22 civilians were injured by shelling. — Information from Regional Military Administrations

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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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