Russia Attacked Ukraine: Online Update. February 24

Russia treacherously attacked Ukraine in the morning, February, 24.

Russia Attacked Ukraine: Online Update


Vladimir Putin has declared war on Ukraine in the early morning, February, 24. Russia attacked dozens of locations across the country.

At 5.00 AM the armed forces of the Russian Federation launched an intensive shelling of our units on east, delivered missile/bomb strikes on airfields in Boryspil, Ozerne, Kulbakino, Chuhuiv, Kramatorsk, Chornobaivka (cities of Ukraine from west to east, from north to south), as well as on military infrastructure of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. At the same time the aggressor started artillery shelling of the areas and settlements along the state border and administrative boundary with temporarily occupied territory of Crimea.

Explosions were heard in cities including Lutsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Odesa, Mariupol, Kharkiv, Dnipro and the capital, Kyiv.

Map of Russian attacks Map of Russian attacks


As of 13:00 on February 24, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched more than 30 strikes with Caliber cruise missiles, MLRS, aircraft and artillery on the objects of civil and military infrastructure of Ukraine.

Martial law was imposed in Ukraine.

In Chernihiv oblast, Nizhyn city, Police Colonel was killed in the morning during the bombing of the airfield.

In Donetsk oblast, in the town of Vugledar, four civilians were killed in the shelling conducted by Russia, ten people were wounded.

22 people died as a result of a military strike on a military unit in Lipetsk, Podolsk district of Odesa oblast.

A fire broke out in a residential building in Chuhuiv Kharkiv oblast as a result of enemy shelling. A minor boy died in the explosion. There are wounded.

More than 40 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed by the Russian invasion as of 13:00.

Between the village Zhukivtsi and Trypillya, Obukhiv district, Kyiv oblast a military plane of the Armed Forces of Ukraine crashed (there were 14 people on board) with a subsequent fire, 5 people died.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine hold fast their defensive positions.

In Chernihiv region, the enemy was stopped.

Fierce fights are taking place in the direction of Kharkiv and in the Joint Forces Operation area, where the enemy suffered casualties in men and materiel.

Our Forces have taken full control of Mariupol (Donetsk oblast) and Shchastia (Luhansk oblast). At least six planes, two helicopters and dozens of enemy armored vehicles have been destroyed.

The situation on Kharkiv direction is difficult, but the Ukrainian Defence Forces are fighting back the aggressor.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="da" dir="ltr">Russian helicopter over Kyiv region. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Adrian Hofman (@AdrianHofman5) <a href="">February 24, 2022</a></blockquote>