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The Canadian government will transfer 4 Leopard 2 tanks from its warehouses to Ukraine. Canada will also provide spare parts for the tanks and train the Ukrainian servicemen on the basics of using Leopard 2 tanks. – Anita Anand, the Minister of National Defence of Canada


On Friday 27, the Japanese government imposed new sanctions against Russia. Among the new sanctions, Japan will prohibit shipments of items to 49 organizations in Russia from February 3. Banned export products are water cannons, gas exploration equipment, semiconductor equipment for vaccines, X-ray inspection equipment, explosives, and robots. Japan will also freeze the assets of 3 entities and 22 individuals in Russia, including aircraft company JSC Irkut Corp, surface-to-air missile maker MMZ Avangard, deputy defense minister Mikhail Mizintsev and justice minister Konstantin Chuychenko, along with 14 pro-Moscow individuals, responsible for the “annexation” of parts of southeastern Ukraine region. – Reuters


On January 26, Ukrainian missile troops and gunners hit 4 Russian command posts, 3 locations with Russian troops and artillery, and an enemy ammunition depot. Moreover, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 3 Russian reconnaissance drones. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 27 January (approximation): 124710 troops; 3182 tanks; 6340 armored vehicles; 2180 artillery systems; 452 MLRS; 221 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 292 aircraft; 283 helicopters; 5001 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 18 military boats; 1941 tactical UAVs; 199 special military equipment; 796 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on January 26. 6 people were killed. 9 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions. 10 people were killed. 18 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


As of January 27, Ukraine has returned 106 civilians from Russian captivity. – Daryna Zarivna, Advisor to the Head of the President’s Office


Today the European Council prolonged economic sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2023. They currently consist of restrictions on trade, finance, technology, dual-use goods, industry, transport, and luxury goods. They also include a ban on importing seaborne crude oil and certain petroleum products from Russia to the EU, a de-SWIFTing of several Russian banks, and others. – Official website of the European Council


The German government has transferred to Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes Iris-T SLM missiles; 13 trucks; 2 load-handling trucks 15t; 12 truck tractor trains and 4 semi-trailers; 12 border protection vehicles; and 2 Pick-ups. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany


The Armed Forces of Ukraine need from 300 to 500 tanks to launch a counteroffensive against Russian troops and liberate occupied Ukrainian territories. – Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

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Norway transferred 8 Leopard 2 tanks and 4 support vehicles to Ukraine.

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