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00:22

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, aircraft of the Canadian Armed Forces have delivered more than 2,700 tons of military aid to Ukraine. – Press service of the Department of National Defence of Canada

08:17

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on December 22. 4 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

08:20

On December 22, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 3 Russian command posts, 3 enemy ammunition depots, 3 Russian anti-aircraft missile systems, and 1 enemy UAV center in different regions of Ukraine. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

08:34

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 23 December (approximation): 100950 troops; 3005 tanks; 5986 armored vehicles; 1984 artillery systems; 414 MLRS; 212 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 283 aircraft; 267 helicopters; 4622 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1698 tactical UAVs; 178 special military equipment; 653 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:16

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 450 Ukrainian children have died, 867 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine

10:45

Due to Russian shellings, as of December 23, there is no electricity and water supply in 69 settlements in the Bashtanskyi and Mykolaiv districts in the Mykolaiv region. In addition, about 5,993 consumers remain without a gas supply. – Press service of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration

12:25

The Estonian government has approved the decision to provide Ukraine with a new military aid package. It includes individual equipment, in particular, bulletproof vests, ballistic protection plates for bulletproof vests, outerwear (especially winter), and other clothing items and accessories. Moreover, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive drones, weapon cleaning kits, ventilators, etc. – Press service of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia

14:03

As of December 22, Russian occupiers have forcibly deported 200 more Ukrainian children from the temporarily occupied territories of the Zaporizhzhia region to the Russian Federation. – Ivan Fedorov, Mayor of Melitopol

15:53

As part of the grain initiative, another ship with Ukrainian grain was sent to African Libya. In particular, the bulk carrier BRAVE M with 27,5 thousand tons of agricultural products for Libya joined the caravan of 5 other ships that exported 244 thousand tons of agricultural products from the ports of Odesa to Asia and Europe. – Press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

18:45

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Sumy, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Kharkiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Kherson, and the Chernihiv regions. 7 people were killed. 18 citizens were injured, including 2 children [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

In Kramatorsk, rescues dismantle rubble of a residential building destroyed by Russian missile on February 1, 2023.

By Serhii Korovainyi

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential sector of Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region. A residential building was destroyed. February 1, 2023.

Photo from Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

A man walks near a damaged building in Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Constant Russian shelling turned the city into ruins.

By Peter Batanov

Farewell to volunteer Andrew Bagshaw in Kyiv. The British volunteer was killed by Russian forces during a humanitarian evacuation near Soledar in the Donetsk region in January 2023.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential building in Kharkiv on January 30, 2023. An older woman was killed, and three more people were injured.

By Yevhenii Zavhorodnii

Ukrainian defender Serhii lost his leg in the battle near Izium, in the Kharkiv region. In this photo, he holds his newborn son.

By Marta Syrko

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