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A woman, man and 3-year-old child died due to Russian shelling in the Izium district, the Russian military also shelled the village of Oskil, killing seven people including a 7-year-old boy – Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office.


143 children died and 216 were injured in Ukraine due to Russian aggression since the start of the war. – Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine.


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 Feb to 28 Mar (approximation): 17000 troops; 586 tanks; 1694 armored vehicles; 302 artillery systems; 95 rocket systems; 54 anti-air systems; 123 aircraft; 127 helicopters; 1150 military auto vehicles; 3 military boats; 73 fuel tanks; 66 tactical UAVs. – General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine


About 160,000 civilians are still in Mariupol, which is blockaded and shelled by the Russian occupiers. The city needs a complete evacuation. Life within the city is impossible: no water, heat, electricity, supplies or communication. – Mayor of Mariupol


Residents of Enerhodar gathered for a peaceful rally to show that despite Russian occupation, Enerhodar was and remains a Ukrainian city. People demand the release of the first deputy mayor Ivan Samoidyuk who was kidnapped by Russians. – Enerhodar Mayor Dmytro Orlov.


The growing Russian military presence in the Chornobyl exclusion zone is threatening ecological safety: Russians are storing, moving and loading explosive munitions in the zone. A detonation could lead to the release of radioactive dust that could endanger Ukraine and Europe. – Commissioner for Human Rights of the Ukrainian Parliament Liudmyla Denisova


The city of Irpin in the Kyiv region was liberated from the Russian occupiers by Ukrainian armed forces. Defenders are fortifying the city in anticipation of further Russian attacks. – Mayor of Irpin


Almost 5 thousand people have died in Mariupol since the start of the Russian aggression, 210 of them are children. 170,000 people remain in the city under Russian fire. 30,000 have been forcibly deported by the aggressors into Russia. The rest were evacuated. – Mayor of Mariupol


Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova confirmed Russia’s use of banned cluster munitions in the Kherson and Odesa regions.


Russian occupiers are holding UNIAN news agency journalist Dmytro Khyliuk hostage – NGO Media Initiative for Human Rights. The journalist was kidnapped by the russian troops in the village of Kozarovychi of the Vyshhorod district (Kyiv region) approximately in early March.


Russian forces conducted another rocket strike in Rivne region, targetting local gas reservoirs. – Head of Rivne Regional Administration


1,410 residential buildings, schools, hospitals, and kindergartens were destroyed in Kharkiv since the beginning of the war.
1,177 of the destroyed buildings were apartment blocks. Besides, 53 kindergartens, 69 schools, and 15 hospitals were damaged – Kharkiv mayor Ihor Terekhov

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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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