The seven hundred and twenty-fourth day (724) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern Oblasts


Ten years ago, on February 18, 2014, the most tragic stage of the Revolution of Dignity began in Ukraine. On that day, protesters organized a march to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, which was called the “Peaceful Offensive”. As a result of the confrontation, 23 people died and 509 were injured.

The families of the defenders of Mariupol and Azovstal once again came to Independence Square in Kyiv to remind them that their relatives are in russian torture chambers.

The screens of the Central Universal Store in Kyiv will show 5 videos about the fallen defenders of Mariupol every day to honor their memory.

Kyiv Oblast

In Kyiv Oblast, 244 schools, kindergartens, out-of-school and vocational education institutions were destroyed or damaged. So far, 198 facilities have been fully or partially restored. These include 122 schools and 71 kindergartens.

The funds raised as part of the 1 Day of Work for the Armed Forces project were used to purchase a pickup truck, a jeep, a Mavic 3T, and a batch of FPV drones in Irpin. The aid went to Donetsk Oblast. The money was raised by city council employees, utility workers, doctors and educators.

Chernihiv Oblast

The russian military shelled two border communities in Chernihiv Oblast.

In Chernihiv Oblast, border guards used small arms to land a russian FPV drone.

Sumy Oblast

On February 17, russian troops fired 53 times at Sumy Oblast. 250 explosions were recorded. Seven communities were shelled. Private houses and a gas pipeline were damaged.

On the night of February 18, in the sky over Sumy Oblast, the Air Defense Forces destroyed 3 Shahed drones.

On the night of February 18, the russian army shelled four communities. There were 25 explosions.

Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Over the past day, russian troops conducted more than 50 attacks on the border areas of Kharkiv Oblast. The enemies used anti-aircraft guns, S-300 missiles and artillery.

On February 17, shelling caused six fires in Kharkiv Oblast. Private houses and outbuildings burned in Kupiansk, Lypky, Zahryzove, Vilcha and Vovchansk.

Two people were injured as a result of yesterday’s shelling of Senkove village in Kupiansk Raion by russian troops.

Russia launched about 40 Uragan rocket launchers at Svitlychne village in the evening of February 17, no one was injured or killed. Residential buildings and cars were damaged.

This morning in Kupiansk, emergency rescue operations were completed at the site of the February 17 russian strikes. The rescuers removed the body fragments of a dead man from the rubble of a residential building. This brings the death toll to two, with five others injured.

Donetsk Oblast

Yesterday, Ukrainian troops repelled 65 attacks by russian occupation forces on the frontlines of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. In the Avdiivka sector, the russian army attacked 14 times near Lastochkine.

Two Ukrainian prisoners of war were shot dead by the russian army this morning in Donetsk Oblast. It happened in the area of the 10th Brigade northeast of Vesele.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

Yesterday evening, the russian army shelled Sloviansk, targeting the school where there was a “point of invincibility” and a social canteen. The body of the deceased was found from under the rubble of the destroyed school.

The russian army hit Kramatorsk with two Kh-22 supersonic missiles. They targeted the industrial zone and the private sector. The bodies of three people were found from under the rubble of the house. They are a grandmother and a mother with her son. Two houses were destroyed, at least 23 others were damaged.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

On the night of February 18, the russian occupying forces hit Selidove with missiles. The building of the educational institution was destroyed by shelling, the houses and the swimming pool were damaged.

Two children remain in the village of Zhelanne of the Ocheretyne community. The rest have been forcibly evacuated since January 29. Currently, 1,700 residents remain in the community, in some villages and towns there are 1-2 people each.

A certain number of Ukrainian fighters were captured by the russians when leaving Avdiivka under the pressure of the overwhelming forces of the russian army.

According to Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, the commander of the Tavria operational-strategic grouping, during the active phase of the fighting for Avdiivka, from October 10, 2023, the russian army lost almost 50,000 soldiers and more than 1,300 units of military equipment.

Luhansk Oblast

The occupiers of the Luhansk Oblast are going to open a cadet corps for the daughters of fighters killed during the war.

Southern oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

On February 17, in the Mykolaiv Oblast, the russian military struck the water area of ​​the town of Ochakiv of the Ochakiv community, and also struck the territory of the Kutsurub community with FPV drones. There are no casualties or injuries.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

660 strikes were carried out by the russian army on 18 towns and villages of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast during the day, February 17: a missile attack on Zaporizhzhia; five aviation ones — in Novodarivka and Robotyne; the rest of the settlements – from artillery, anti-aircraft guns and drones.

Yesterday, the occupiers went on the offensive in the Zaporizhzhia direction, but they were defeated. 18 units of enemy equipment were destroyed, about 70 russian soldiers were eliminated, and another 80 were wounded.

Everyday, 60-70 residents of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast leave on free evacuation flights of “Ukrzaliznytsia” to Lviv or Khmelnytskyi.

Kherson Oblast

Over the past day, the russian army shelled the Kherson Oblast 39 times, firing 131 shells from various types of weapons. The enemy hit an educational institution, a printing house in Kherson and a medical institution in the Kherson Raion. One person died, eight were injured.

Yesterday, the russian military attacked the settlement of Shyroka Balka in the Kherson Oblast with an FPV drone. The injured 29-year-old employee of the State Emergency Service was hospitalized with a mine-explosive injury and concussion. The projectiles also damaged the official police car, the law enforcement officers were not injured.

At dawn, the russian army shelled the Dariivka community in the Kherson Oblast. More than 20 houses were damaged in one of the settlements. There is no information about the victims.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

A russian drone was shot down over the Pavlohrad Raion by military air defense units yesterday evening.

On the night of February 18, russian troops hit the Nikopol Raion with heavy artillery. There were hits around the Nikopol and Myrove community. A 56-year-old man was injured. He has a shrapnel wound to the head and a fractured forearm.

Kirovohrad Oblast

The day before, the russian army launched a missile attack on the Kirovohrad Oblast from tactical aircraft. Air defense destroyed the Kh-59 guided missile.

Poltava Oblast

The russian army attacked the Poltava Oblast with unmanned aerial vehicles. There was a hit on an infrastructure object on the territory of the Poltava Raion. There were no victims or injured.

Western Oblasts

Lviv Oblast

In Zhydachiv, the Lviv Oblast, high school student Sava Lentsyk, together with a friend, assembles and configures drones for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The young man has been purposefully making drones for military personnel for almost two years, because he wants to be useful for the Ukrainian military.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

American architect, volunteer of the charity organization “Ukraine Relief Effort” Michael Bem makes comfortable housing for internally displaced people in the Khmelnytskyi Oblast. Thanks to his work, bathrooms and kitchens appear in houses that were not there before.

Last modified: 19 Лютого, 2024