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00:54

Volnovakha was occupied by the enemy, but the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched a successful counterattack and recaptured the city, said Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the head of the President’s Office. Now there are Ukrainian troops in the city.

02:45

A rocket hit a residential building in the center of Chernihiv. A fire broke out, two lower floors are on fire. One woman was injured in a fire in a residential building in the center of Chernihiv. Oleksandr Ivchenko, a spokesman for the State Emergency Service in the region, told Suspilne that according to him, the woman’s injuries were insignificant and the fire was extinguished.

06:07

As a result of Russia’s invasion, about 25 works by artist Maria Prymachenko were burned, said Vlada Lytovchenko, director of the Vyshhorod Historical and Cultural Reserve, as quoted by Radio Svoboda.

The paintings were stored in the local history museum in Ivankiv, Kyiv region, but a fire broke out during the occupiers’ offensive. (https://www.radiosvoboda.org/a/news-ukrajina-vtratyla-ponad-20-robit-mariji-prymachenko/31727384.html)

06:20

On the night of February 28, the 5th day of the war, Russian troops continued their attempts to break through Kyiv’s defenses but failed – the situation in the capital has been under control. (https://www.facebook.com/UkrainianLandForces/posts/293209082911090)

08:40

Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Hanna Malyar announced Russia’s estimated losses in the war.
Total estimated losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 28.02 as of 6.00:

Aircraft 29
Helicopters 29
Tanks 191
Armored vehicles of different type 816
Artillery pieces 74
Anti-aircraft missile system Buk 1
Grad systems 21
Vehicles 291
Tanks 60
Vessels 2
Drones 5
Personnel approximately 5300 (dead and injured)

10:14

As of 9 am, February 28, Mariupol and Volnovakha remain the hottest spots in the Donetsk region – fighting is underway in these cities.
Source: Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Regional Civil-Military Administration.
“I am working on arranging a green corridor for the delivery of humanitarian aid, medicines, food, water to Volnovakha, as well as for the evacuation of residents”, Kyrylenko said.
Also, Kyrylenko added that during the night the military repulsed the enemy in all directions.

10:14

As of 9 am, February 28, Mariupol and Volnovakha remain the hottest spots in the Donetsk region — fighting is underway in these cities.
Source: Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Regional Civil-Military Administration.
“I am working on arranging a green corridor for the delivery of humanitarian aid, medicines, food, water to Volnovakha, as well as for the evacuation of residents”, Kyrylenko said.
Also, Kyrylenko added that during the night the military repulsed the enemy in all directions.

10:50

President Zelenskyy: Over the last four days, 16 Ukrainian children have lost their lives, 45 are suffering from injuries.

10:51

President Zelenskyy: we urge EU to accept Ukraine immediately using new special operation procedure.

11:26

Kyiv is completely controlled by Ukrainian troops, entrance to the city is possible, and confrontations continue in some suburbs, — M.Podolyak, an adviser to the Head of the Office of President of Ukraine.

11:33

Mayor of Mariupol Vadym Boychenko informed that the Armed Forces, the National Guard and the Azov Regiment destroyed a plane of the Russian occupiers, which shelled Sartana village the Left Bank district of Mariupol four times yesterday.

12:00

Ministry of Healthcare, minister Viktor Liashko: As of the morning of February, 28th, since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, 2040 civilians were injured, among them — 45 children (the data is ascertained). Since February 24th, 352 persons died, in particular — 16 children.

13:11

The advisor of the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Anton Herashchenko: Kharkiv has just been subject to the massive attack by the multiple rocket launchers “Grad”: “Dozens of dead, maybe, hundreds of injured. The ambulances are on their way to the site of disaster”

14:56

Kharkiv City Council about the consequences of the city shellings: 15 military men and 16 civilians with the wounds of varying severity were brought to the hospitals after the latest shelling of Kharkiv. One civilian died. As the shelling was over recently, the number of the wounded can change, and the number of the dead will be confirmed later.

In all, during the last 24 hours, 44 wounded (among whom – 20 military) were sent to the Kharkiv city clinical hospital of emergency care named after professor Meshchaninov and to the city clinical multi-field hospital No.25. Two members of the military and five civilians of the above mentioned died.

14:59

The sabotage group of Russian occupants tried to get into the St. Michael’s Church.

The archbishop of Chernihiv and Nizhyn, Yevstratii Zoria:
The sabotage group of Russian occupants was neutralised by the guards of the St.Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, and previously drawn marks were noticed on the territory.

According to the information of the international and Ukrainian sources, the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, the Metropolitan Epiphanius was one of the targets of the terrorist group to neutralise, as the independent Church beyond the influence of the Kremlin is a crazy trigger for the criminal Russian regime.

15:00

Oleksii Arestovych informs that according to the confirmed estimates from the morning till 14:00 (GMT+2) more than 200 units of different armour and vehicles were destroyed and damaged under the directions of Irpin – Zhytomyr route.

15:14

The Russian troops have just shelled the suburban villages of Chernihiv region with the multiple rocket launchers “Grad”.
The most affected is the village of Kyinka, several kilometres from Chernihiv, as well as the neighbouring village of Pavlivka.
The local residents inform about the substantial destruction of the dozens of buildings.
Some of the houses are totally demolished. There can be people under the debris. The Emergency Service of Ukraine is underway to rescue

16:05

Russian occupants shelled Severodonetsk, which resulted in a death of a woman, the head of Luhansk Regional State Administration wrote. Two more people were wounded with varying severity. The gas pipeline was damaged at one of the streets.

16:23

The occupants’ helicopter was shot down in Blyzniuky of Kharkiv region, according to Herashchenko.

17:30

As of 17:30, the damages due to the heavy shelling are as follows: Kiltseva Str, two 16-floor residential buildings, floors 14-16 of one building and floors 15-16 of another one, no fire. Emergency services have evacuated two people. No information on dead or injured so far, the investigation continues.

17:34

Security Service of Ukraine
A Joint Center for Search and Prisoner Release has started its operation in Ukraine. As of now, the list of prisoners is being detailed. The Center is aimed at finding each Ukrainian who has disappeared or is known to be a prisoner. Also, the Center is working on the same task in regard to the Russian occupiers

19:38

There are at least six people dead in a result of Brovary missile shelling by Russia after the negotiations.

20:17

As a result of the shelling of Kharkiv by the Russian occupiers, 9 people were killed and 37 were injured, including 3 children.

21:25

Missile rocket shelling of Kyiv region — info by Emergency Service

1. Around 19:10, 5-storey dormitory and two 5-storey residential buildings have been ruined in a result of the missile shelling of the towns of Vasylkiv and Bila Tserkva, and Kalynivka village.
2. As of 20:30 a 3-storey dormitory has been ruined in Bila Tservka in a result of missile shelling, no fire followed. The emergency services workers have rescued two people. According to the preliminary information, one person is still under the rubble.
3. In Vasylkiv, a 5-storey dormitory has been ruined, fire followed on the 15 sq km area. The rescuer equipment is deployed. As of now, no details if anyone is inside the building.

22:23

State Emergency Service of Ukraine
#Kharkiv: On February 28, during the shelling, the upper floors of two 16-story residential buildings on Kiltseva street were destroyed.
35 people were evacuated from two houses. 8 people were injured. 8 units of fire and rescue equipment and 40 SES personnel participated in the evacuation work

23:09

Kherson is surrounded by occupation troops, but the city is not captured. There is a concentration of Russian troops near the Shumen district.

23:25

Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a visa-free regime for foreign volunteer fighters. It will apply starting from March 1 until the martial law is repealed.

23:42

Russian aircrafts fired at high-voltage lines in Mariupol, leaving the city partially without electricity, the city council said.

See the war

People hiding at the Kyiv metro during Russian massive missile attack. December 5, 2022.

Photo from svitlankatut / Twitter

“A cemetery” of Russian shells and missiles launched on the city of Kharkiv.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

The price of freedom. Bakhmut, the Donetsk region. November 2022.

By Serhii Nuzhnenko

Serhii watched with pursed lips as the bodies of his father and grandmother were pulled out from a grave near their home in the Kherson region. Russian murderers shot them in their heads.

By Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A wounded man and his wife after a Russian strike in Kherson.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

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