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06:09

On November 15, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 2 Russian self-propelled artillery units, an enemy Orlan-10 drone, and 2 Russian ammunition depots in the South of Ukraine. – Operational Command “South”

08:05

Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on November 15. 4 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

08:30

During the massive Russian missile strike on Ukraine on November 15, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 77 cruise missiles, 10 «Shahed-136» kamikaze drones, and 1 «Orion» drone. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

09:20

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 431 Ukrainian children have died, 835 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office

10:17

Emergency power outages keep going in the Dnipropetrovsk region. Up to 300,000 local consumers are currently without electricity. – Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration

10:22

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 16 November (approximation): 82710 troops; 2871 tanks; 5797 armored vehicles; 1860 artillery systems; 393 MLRS; 209 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 278 aircraft; 261 helicopters; 4360 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1525 tactical UAVs; 160 special military equipment; 474 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Lyman, Avdiivka, and Bakhmut directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

11:33

The Swedish government will deliver a new military aid package worth 3 billion crowns ($287 million) to Ukraine. In particular, it will include air defense systems and ammunition from the Armed Forces of Sweden stockpiles. – Reuters

15:05

Resumption of the work of some Ukrainian energy facilities after massive Russian missile strikes on November 15 may take up to two weeks. – Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the President’s Office

15:37

The German government has transferred to Ukraine a new military aid package. In particular, it includes ammunition for multiple rocket launchers MARS II; 3 tank transporter tractors M1070 Oshkosh; 17 border protection vehicles; spare parts for heavy machine gun M2; 24 MG3 for armored recovery vehicles; 116 mobile heating systems; 10 anti-drone sensors and jammers; 20 frequency range extensions for anti-drone devices; and a lift truck. – Official website of the Federal government of Germany

16:04

The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany allocates €1 million as emergency aid in response to numerous Russian attacks on the civilian energy infrastructure of Ukraine. – Official Twitter page of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ukraine

16:16

8 more ships have left Ukrainian ports “Odesa”, “Chornomorsk”, and “Pivdennyi” through the “grain corridor”. 269 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products are on board, heading to countries of Europe, Africa, and Asia. – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

17:34

As of November 16, Ukraine has returned 103 Ukrainian children forcibly deported to Russia by Russian occupiers. – Yaroslav Shanko, Deputy Head of the Juvenile Prevention Directorate of the National Police

18:35

In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Kyiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Kharkiv, the Luhansk, and the Kherson regions. 5 people were killed. 7 citizens were injured [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

19:00

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have attacked the Ukrainian energy system 126 times. – Prosecutor General’s Office

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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