The seven hundred and twenty-third day (723) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern Oblasts


Kyiv urgently sent 150 attack drones for the Ukrainian military to Avdiivka. The unmanned aerial vehicle party will be divided equally between three brigades. Another batch of drones is being assembled to quickly deliver to the front.

Ukrainian criminologists received technical assistance from American partners to document russian war crimes. These are 66 cars, 250 drones, 9 3D scanners and a mobile DNA laboratory. The equipment will help to collect evidence of the atrocities of the russian army for international courts.

Another rally in support of the Ukrainian army took place in Kyiv. The capital authorities are required to direct more funds to the needs of the military, to strengthen opportunities for the rehabilitation of defenders and for the comfortable living of people with disabilities in the city.

The first 5-day special training course for journalists was held at the National Resistance Training Center. 17 media representatives got acquainted with the algorithms of work in the conditions of hostilities.

Kyiv Oblast

State inspectors record the damage to the environment after the last missile attack in the Kyiv Oblast. As a result of the shelling on February 15, a huge ravine was formed in the Bucha Raion, and 700 trees were also destroyed.

Sumy Oblast

47 shellings of the Sumy Oblast were carried out by the russian army during the past day, more than 200 explosions were recorded. A local resident died in the Velyka Pysarivka community.

4 settlements in the Sumy Oblast were cut off due to russian artillery shelling. For technical reasons, 8,700 consumers were disconnected.

On the night of February 17, russian troops shelled five communities. 26 explosions were counted.

Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

A 75-year-old man and a 71-year-old woman were injured as a result of russian attack on Kupiansk at night. A private house was hit. In neighboring houses, windows and panes were broken, roofs were broken.

The settlements of Udy, Hatyshche, and Katerynivka were hit by russian airstrikes.

Last night, russian troops carried out at least 20 attacks on the border village of Lyptsi in the Kharkiv Oblast. They were fired from multiple launch rocket systems and artillery. The building of the village council, the library, three residential buildings and the premises of the school were damaged.

On the afternoon of February 17, russian troops from helicopters attacked the border village of Sotnytskyi Kozachok. Two private houses and farm buildings were damaged. There were no injuries or deaths.

This afternoon, the russian military dropped 12 aerial bombs on Kupiansk. Residential buildings were hit, a two-story building with two entrances was destroyed. As of 5:00 p.m., three people are known to be injured, a 69-year-old woman was pulled from the rubble of the house. Two people remain under the rubble.

Russian troops continue to storm positions in the Lyman-Kupiansk direction. During February 16, they attacked 20 times, in particular, near Synkivka. The Ukrainian military repelled all attacks.

Donetsk Oblast

Ukrainian troops repelled 85 russian attacks in the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Maryinka sectors on February 16. Most of the attacks were conducted in the Avdiivka sector.

In the morning of February 17, the Ukrainian Air Force destroyed three russian aircraft simultaneously in the eastern direction. In particular, two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter were hit.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

The russian army shelled the Kurakhove community 13 times yesterday, conducted an air strike on Orlivka and destroyed a private house, and blew up a garage in Siversk.

The commander of the “Tavria” operational and strategic grouping of troops, Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, said that Ukrainian troops have already withdrawn from Avdiivka to their previously prepared positions. The encirclement has been prevented.

Southern Oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

In Mykolaiv Oblast, on February 16 and 17, russian troops attacked the water area and the town of Ochakiv in the Ochakiv community, as well as the village of Dmytrivka in the Kutsurub community. No one was killed or injured.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Russian troops conducted 408 attacks on 15 localities in Zaporizhzhia Oblast yesterday. In particular, 108 times they attacked from drones.

Three attacks by the russian army southeast of Mala Tokmachka in the Zaporizhzhia sector were repelled by the Defense Forces.

This afternoon, the russian army hit an infrastructure facility on the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia. Information on the number of dead and injured is being clarified.

An explosion was heard in the temporarily occupied Melitopol, Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

Border guards neutralized nine russian FPV drones in the Zaporizhzhia sector. The soldiers jammed the drones’ signal and changed their course.

Odessa Oblast

In the Black Sea, the russian army has increased the number of missile carriers. Two submarines are on combat duty. The total amount of Calibers can reach eight.

Kherson Oblast

The russian army shelled the Kherson Oblast 15 times in the past day. 46 shells were fired on its territory from artillery, mortars, anti-aircraft guns, tanks and anti-aircraft guns. I was beaten in residential quarters. Two people are injured.

This afternoon, the russian army shelled Kherson. One person died, two were injured.

russian troops dropped explosives from a drone on a residential building in Antonivka near Kherson. The woman, who was in the yard at that time, was treated by medics on the spot.

Also, in one of the villages of the Darivka community, a minibus of the humanitarian aid center was hit. Water supply facilities were hit, too.

Central oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

The russian army attacked the Nikopol Raion of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with two kamikaze drones and hit it using heavy artillery. There are no injured or dead. The territories are currently still being surveyed.

In the evening of February 16, the anti-aircraft missile system shot down a missile over the Kryvyi Rih Raion of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Yesterday, February 16, russian troops struck with ballistic missiles of an unknown type in the Kirovohrad Oblast in the Kropyvnytskyi Raion. There were no damages or injuries.

Western oblasts

Rivne Oblast

In the Rivne Oblast, the military is engaged in art therapy, and their paintings are sold in Australia at charity auctions. With the money raised, the volunteers bought emergency vehicles and drones for training Ukrainian fighters for the front.

Ternopil Oblast

Down jackets for the military are sewn in one of the Ternopil studios. During the month of production, 60 jackets were produced. The equipment was purchased with grant money for 250 thousand hryvnias. Military personnel participating in hostilities are provided with clothing free of charge.

Last modified: 25 Лютого, 2024