War in Ukraine today: latest news, February 11, 2024 (photo)

It has been the 718th day of the Ukrainian resistance to the russian military aggression. 

What happened in Ukraine today:

Here is operational information of the General Staff as of 6 pm:   

The russian army continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, it does not abandon its plans for the complete occupation of Ukraine, ignores the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, launches strikes, and attacks both military and civilian targets. The enemy is actively using aircraft and FPV quadcopters, conducting assault operations with the support of armoured vehicles.

The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.

On February 11, there were 95 combat clashes. The occupiers launched a total of 1 missile and 79 airstrikes, carried out 52 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, russian terrorist attacks resulted in wounded civilians. Residential private and apartment buildings, and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

Towards Volyn and Polissia, there were no significant changes. No signs of formation of an offensive group were noticed. Certain units of the armed forces of belarus continue their missions in the areas bordering Ukraine.

Towards Siversk and Sloboda, the russian army maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy continues its sabotage and reconnaissance activities, shelling Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. Around 30 settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Hremiach (Chernihiv oblast), Boiaro-Lezhachi, Oleksiivka, Myropillya (Sumy oblast), Veterynarne, Kozacha Lopan, Strilecha, and Hatyshche (Kharkiv oblast).

Towards Kupiansk, the Ukrainian defenders repelled 2 attacks near Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Synkivka, Petropavlivka, and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Towards Lyman, the Ukrainian defenders repelled 3 assaults near Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast) and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The occupiers launched an airstrike in the vicinity of Izium (Kharkiv oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10 settlements, including Bilohorivka, Serebrianka forestry (Luhansk oblast), Torske, Serebryanka, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Towards Bakhmut, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 17 attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka and Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. Around 10 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast).

Towards Avdiivka, the Ukrainian defenders repelled 22 attacks near Avdiivka and 16 more attacks south of Tonenke, near Pervomaiske, Nevelske (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20 settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Lastochkyne, Avdiivka, and Tonenke (Donetsk oblast).

Towards Marinka, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka, Pobieda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary made 28 attempts to improve its tactical situation. The invaders launched air strikes near Antonivka, and Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Katerynivka, and Paraskoviivka were under artillery and mortar fire.

Towards Novopavlivka, the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1 assault north of Pryiutne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The occupiers launched an airstrike in the vicinity of Rivnopil (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10 settlements, including Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, and Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast).

Towards Zaporizhzhia, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 1 attack near Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The invaders launched an airstrike near Novoandriivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 30 settlements, including Olhivske, Malynivka, Bilohiria, and Shcherbaky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Towards Kherson, Odesa operational-strategic group, the occupiers have not abandoned their intention to drive Ukrainian units out of their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro. Thus, during the day, the enemy made 1 unsuccessful assault on the positions of Ukrainian troops. The city of Kherson came under artillery and mortar fire. The invaders launched airstrikes in the vicinities of Kachkarivka and Monastyrske (Kherson oblast).

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1 buildup of enemy troops, 2 command posts, 1 artillery system and 2 ammunition depots.

Memorial reports that a 71-year-old Ukrainian citizen who was held in a pre-trial detention center died in Russia. Viktor Demchenko was charged with “espionage”, “participation in a terrorist community” and illegal possession of weapons or ammunition. It is noted that there is very little information about the defendant in the case and the prosecution itself. 

The Ministry of Education and Science informs that in Ukraine, the school year will last until June 28, 2024. This decision was made to ensure that children receive all the knowledge they could have missed due to air raids or blackouts.

Recent war events in the east of Ukraine

Kharkiv oblast

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ukrainian defenders repelled two attacks near Tabaivka in Kupiansk region. According to the report, about 40 settlements of Slobozhanske and Kupiansk regions were under artillery and mortar attacks.

Serhii Bolvinov, Head of Kharkiv Police Investigation Department, informed that investigators have identified all those killed in the attack on the oil depot and the fire in Nemyshlianskyi district of Kharkiv on February 9.

Illia Yevlash, Head of the press service of Khortytsia operational-strategic group, said that Ukrainian troops destroyed 48 russian drones over the day towards Lyman-Kupiansk. According to him, the number of russian attacks decreased by half.

Oleh Syniehubov, Head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, reported that elimination of the aftermath of the attack on Nemyshlianskyi district of Kharkiv continues. There are two injured in medical institutions of the region, specifically a 61-year-old woman and a 45-year-old man in stable condition, they continue treatment, there is no threat to their lives.

More than 22 settlements in Kharkiv oblast were under enemy artillery and mortar attacks, namely Kozacha Lopan, Okhrymivka, Mykolaivka, Zemlianky, Vilkhuvatka, Dvorichanske, Dvorichna, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Berestove in Kharkiv region and others.

The invaders launched airstrikes on Varvarivka and Vilkhuvatka. At 10:05 am, Buhaivka village, Chuhuiv district, was shelled. A private house was damaged. At 12:50 pm, Malynivka village, Chuhuiv region, was shelled with MRLs. There were no casualties.

At 12:25 pm, Kozacha Lopan village, Kharkiv region, was shelled. Teatralnyi residential area was damaged. The glazing of windows in a two-storey residential building opposite was also damaged. There were no casualties.

At 8:20 pm, Vodiane village, Kupiansk region, was shelled with KAB bombs. Two private houses were destroyed. Seven private houses were damaged. A 56-year-old woman was killed, a 58-year-old man injured, yet he refused to be hospitalised.

A farm outside the village was damaged. Five warehouse buildings were destroyed and agricultural machinery damaged.

The enemy did not conduct any offensive operations towards Kupiansk.

Over the day, 17.55 hectares of territory were cleared of mines and 231 explosive ordnance removed.

Donetsk oblast

Illia Yevlash, Head of the press service of Khortytsia operational-strategic group, reported that Ukrainian troops destroyed almost 50 russian drones over this day towards Lyman-Kupiansk.

Vadym Filashkin, Head of Donetsk Regional Military Administration, informed that on February 10, russian occupation forces attacked residential areas in Donetsk oblast 12 times. The shelling damaged residential buildings, a kindergarten and outbuildings. There was no information on casualties.

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ukrainian military repelled 90 russian attacks on the frontlines of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. Most of the fighting was towards Avdiivka and Marinka.

Towards Pokrovsk, Novohrodivka suffered a missile attack, damaging 50 private houses and an administrative building. In Hirnyk of Kurakhove community, a kindergarten, numerous private houses and apartment buildings were damaged by Uragan MRLs. In Hostre, 2 houses were damaged.

Towards Kramatorsk, the outskirts of Torske, Ivanivka and Terny of Lyman community were shelled.

Towards Bakhmut, 7 private houses were damaged in Chasiv Yar community. A house and a non-residential building were damaged in Siversk.

In total, russians attacked settlements in Donetsk oblast 12 times over the day. 24 people, including 7 children, were evacuated from the frontline.

Luhansk oblast

According to Luhansk Regional Military Administration, previously russian forces attacked Nevske, Bilohorivka and the territory of Serebrianka forest with mortars and artillery. Russians destroy them almost every day as well as others. For instance, in Andriivka and Novoselivske, not a single building survived. People in these two settlements have been gone for a long time. Other villages are critically damaged. Civilians remain in four of them.

Artem Lysohor, Head of Luhansk RMA, reported that in Sorokyne, Dovzhansk, Khrustalne, Rovenky and Antratsyt, cases of men being detained at checkpoints or when receiving a russian passport have become more frequent. 

What is happening now in the north of Ukraine

According to the State Border Guard Service, since the beginning of the year, border guards have reported more than 3K attacks by russian troops in Chernihiv, Sumy and Kharkiv oblasts. Most attempts by sabotage and reconnaissance groups continue to be reported in Sumy oblast. The enemy is also trying to actively use UAVs to monitor the situation from the air.

Kyiv oblast

According to Kyiv RMA, at night, the enemy launched another air attack on the capital of Ukraine. The air alert in Kyiv lasted almost 2 hours. The air defence forces destroyed all enemy Shahed UAVs on the outskirts of the city.

Ruslan Kravchenko, Head of Kyiv RMA, reported that a fire broke out on the territory of a company in Kyiv oblast as a result of the fall of russian drone debris. Warehouses, a service station, a hangar, the company’s administrative building, a car and a forklift were damaged. The fire was quickly extinguished.

Serhii Naiev, Commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, informs that towards Kyiv on the night of February 11, five of the ten Shahed-136/131 UAVs were shot down by mobile fire groups armed with anti-aircraft guns and heavy machine guns. 

The Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War reported that a space for communication, counselling and rehabilitation of Ukrainian defenders released from captivity was opened in Kyiv on the initiative of Mariupol defenders. 

According to Bucha City Council, a kindergarten in Vorzel resumed its work thanks to the building of the shelter. The shelter was built with the assistance of the Italian charity CESVI. The local budget was used to make renovations.

Residents of a building damaged by the russian attack in Holosiivskyi district of Kyiv can receive UAH 10,800 in aid per person. This is for those whose homes have been significantly or completely destroyed, as well as for people who have been injured or lost relatives. The money will be provided by the Acted humanitarian organisation. 

A book by a well-known writer and diplomat Yurii Shcherbak was presented in Kyiv. It is called Ukraine in the Embrace of Poland. Realities and Prophecies. The author is the Chairman of the Council of the Ukrainian-Polish Information and Analytical Independent Media Forum (Kyiv-Warsaw). The book is about memories and observations during the outbreak of the war, when Yurii found himself in Poland and witnessed how the Polish people hospitably opened their doors to Ukrainians.

Zhytomyr oblast

Vitalii Bunechko, Head of Zhytomyr RMA, 2 kamikaze drones were shot down during an air raid at night in Zhytomyr oblast. The debris of the kamikaze drones fell on the territory of one of the oblast’s settlements. There were no casualties or injuries.

Fragment of one of the russian army’s drones. Zhytomyr oblast, February 11, 2024. Photo: Vitalii Bunechko/Telegram

Every Thursday, one of Zhytomyr’s hospitals hosts art therapy sessions for wounded servicemen. They are organised by volunteers together with representatives of the Veteran’s House NGO. The paintings are sold at auctions in Ukraine and abroad, and the money raised is used to buy drones and cars for the frontline.

Sumy oblast

According to Sumy RMA, at night, russian troops fired 6 times at the border areas of Sumy oblast. There were 26 attacks with mortars, artillery and MLRS. Bilopillia, Hlukhiv and Esman communities were shelled.

The russian military carried out 28 shellings in Sumy oblast there were 150 explosions. Khotin, Krasnopillia, Bilopillia, Velyka Pysarivka, Esman, Shalyhyne, Seredyna-Buda and Druzhbivka communities were shelled. The enemy fired from artillery, mortars and grenade launchers. They carried out 10 airstrikes on the territory of Seredyna-Buda community. They also dropped 4 guided aerial bombs on the territory of Druzhbivka community.

As a result of the shelling of Druzhbivka community, 10 apartment buildings, 2 private houses, a railway station, a carpentry workshop, a smithy, a vehicle garage building, a railway station dormitory, and a state fire and rescue post building were damaged. A power line was damaged as a result of the shelling of the Krasnopillia community. 

According to the Ministry of Energy, 285 consumers in 3 settlements of Sumy oblast were cut off from electricity supply due to shelling by the russian military. They will be restored as soon as the security situation allows. 

Consequences of russian shelling in Sumy oblast, February 11, 2024. Photo: National Police

According to the Prosecutor’s Office of Sumy oblast, 5 russian military servicemen are suspected of torturing civilians during the occupation of Sumy oblast. In February-March 2022, they took part in the invasion of the Okhtyrka region, including the town of Trostianets. During the occupation of the settlement, all five were members of russian punitive units that kidnapped and tortured locals. 

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, 20 employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine who serve in Sumy oblast were awarded departmental honours. These are border guards who defend the Ukrainian border, police officers who record war crimes, and rescuers who do everything to save lives and homes. 

Chernihiv oblast

According to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, russian troops fired 9 times at Chernihiv oblast. 4 border communities of the oblast – Novhorod-Siverskyi, Semenivka, Snovsk and Horodnia – came under enemy fire. Enemy launched 19 mortar attacks and one FPV drone strike.

Viacheslav Chaus, Head of Chernihiv RMA, reported that due to hostile shelling, 3 villages in Koriukivka region have almost no residents left. In Snovsk community, which is most often under hostile fire, there are 53 destroyed or heavily damaged residential buildings.

On February 8, the city council in Nizhyn decided to allocate UAH 12.4 million from the city budget for the needs of the Armed Forces. UAH 10.4 million will be used to purchase drones, thermal imagers, cars, charging stations and other needs of the Armed Forces and UAH 2 million will be used for the needs of military units.

Recent events in the central regions of Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk oblast

Mykola Lukashuk, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council reported that at night 2 enemy Shahed drones were shot down by the Air Defence Force over Dnipro region. The falling debris caused a fire. A 39-year-old man was injured. Also during the night, the occupiers shelled Nikopol region with artillery 3 times. They fired about a dozen shells. They hit Myrove and Marhanets communities. In Marhanets, 2 private houses, a gas pipeline and fences were damaged.

In the afternoon the enemy launched 7 kamikaze drones and shelled Nikopol region with artillery. Nikopol, Pokrovsk and Marhanets communities were hit. 3 private houses and an outbuilding were damaged. Explosive experts of Nikopol region discovered and destroyed 4 FPV drones with explosive devices launched by russian troops. The drones were grounded by the Ukrainian military, their warhead did not detonate.

Vinnytsia oblast

The South Operational Command reported at night, in Vinnytsia region, the Air Defence destroyed an enemy Shahed.

Kirovohrad oblast

Andrii Raikovych, Head of the RMA, reported that at night the Air Defence units shot down a russian drone over Kirovohrad oblast. 

Cherkasy oblast

Ihor Taburets, Head of the RMA, reported that at night the Air Defence Force destroyed 2 Shahed drones in the sky over Cherkasy oblast.

Latest news from the front of the southern regions of Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia oblast

The National Resistance Centre reported that in the temporarily occupied Tokmak, the Ukrainian military used artillery to destroy equipment and personnel of the russian army. 

According to Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration, on February 10, the russian army carried out 111 strikes on the cities and villages of Zaporizhzhia oblast. In particular, Orikhiv, Mala Tokmachka and Robotyne were attacked from the air with drones and artillery in other settlements. 

The Ministry of Reintegration reported that a child, who had been in the temporarily occupied territory of Zaporizhzhia oblast for almost two years, was returned to his parents. This was done within the framework of the Way Home project.

Mykolaiv oblast

Mykolaiv Regional State Administration said that on the night of February 11, the russian army attacked the city with Shahed 131/136 drones. As a result of the hits, an infrastructure facility caught fire in an open area, which was promptly extinguished by the State Emergency Service. An administrative building, residential buildings, cars and a gas pipeline were also damaged. One person was injured in moderate condition.

Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration reported that on the night of  February 11, 18 Shahed-131/136 drones were shot down in Mykolaiv oblast. The russian military also attacked Ochakiv and Kutsurub communities. There were no casualties.

Odesa oblast

On the night of  February 11, the russian army attacked Odesa oblast with kamikaze drones. According to the State Border Guard Service, border guards destroyed three enemy drones. In total, four enemy drones were destroyed in the region overnight.

The Ukrainian Navy reported that four russian cruise missile carriers entered the Black Sea. The total volley includes 32 Kalibr missiles. A total of 14 russian ships are on duty.

Odesa City Council reported that this week, an agreement was signed between Italy and UNESCO, marking an important step in the restoration of the Transfiguration Cathedral, which was damaged by russian shelling in the summer of 2023. During an official visit to Odesa, an Italian government delegation led by David La Cecilia, a specialist in recovery and resilience of Ukraine, announced the allocation of €500K for priority repairs. 

Kherson oblast

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the russian army attacked Kherson with artillery and carried out airstrikes near Kachkarivka and Monastyrske.

Two russian guided aerial bombs hit Kachkarivka. Explosives were dropped from a drone in Zolota Balka, causing a fire. There were no casualties.

Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of Kherson Regional Military Administration, reported that russian air force strikes Beryslav region in Kherson oblast. Two guided aerial bombs hit near the village of Monastyrske, injuring two people. 

Korabel neighbourhood in Kherson was attacked by russian military. A 61-year-old woman was injured. She was hospitalised in moderate condition.

On February 10, the russian military shelled Kherson region 42 times. They hit an administrative building, a garage cooperative and port infrastructure in Kherson. One person was killed and another was injured. 

The Southern Defence Forces said that on February 10, the russian military conducted three air strikes in Kherson oblast. They dropped four guided bombs and more than 30 unguided missiles on Krynky and Chervonyi Maiak. 

On February 10, the russian military attacked Beryslav region in Kherson oblast with an FPV attack drone. Two police officers were injured.

Latest news for today in the western regions of Ukraine

Volyn oblast

Kolkiv community reported that Volodymyr Zhuchk and Yurii Veremchuk were awarded the Order of Courage of the III degree (posthumously) for personal courage and heroism shown in the defense of the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Zakarpattia oblast

The final practical classes and assessments for the second course of Zakarpattia Regional Center for Training the Population for National Resistance took place. 155 trainees arrived in Uzhhorod together with instructors from all regions of the oblast to summarize the 96-hour training course, to show the level of acquired knowledge, skills and practical skills in military affairs.

Colonel Vadym Sukharevskyi, Hero of Ukraine from Zakarpattia, has been appointed Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He will deal with unmanned systems and the use of drones.

Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy awarded Vitalii Kravchuk from Rohatyn region with the III degree Order For Courage. He is currently in a hospital in Donetsk oblast. This is not the defender’s first award. For his loyalty to the Ukrainian people and the military oath, conscientious service, devotion and steadfastness, he previously received the Knight of Combat Rank medal of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Council.

Lviv oblast

As part of the humanitarian mission of the International Headquarters for Aid to Ukrainians, volunteers sent 5 Maviks from Lviv RMA to the soldiers of the 110th separate mechanized brigades, Avdiyiv City Military Administration, the 14th separate mechanized brigade, and the 59th separate motorized infantry brigade.

In addition, representatives of the International Headquarters of Aid to Ukrainians sent 5 ambulance cars, 8 reconnaissance drones within the framework of the 1K drones for Ukraine project and 6 FPV drones, an anti-drone gun, food kits, hygiene products, meat products, tactical summaries and other humanitarian aid . This assistance was received by the 92th separate assault brigades, the 59th separate mechanized brigades,the 5th separate assault brigades, military units A4007 and A4742, defense units in Avdiiv region and Special Forces, the Aviation Support Center of the National Police of Ukraine, the civilian population of Kharkiv oblast, Kostiantynivka, Avdiivka, Pokrovsk, and Dnipro .

Volunteers sent aid to the military on the front line. In particular, generators, cables and extension cords were sent from Mlyniv region, and trench candles, camouflage nets and goodies from Hoshchan region.

The RMA reported that employees of Mlynivsk settlement council and a local entrepreneur sent 5 inverter generators, 10 portable extension cords, 1K m of cable for laying electric highways and other useful and necessary things.

Educators of Hoshchan Academic Lyceum sent trench candles, camouflage nets, goodies and baked goods to the front line thanks to the community and local businesses.

A Forum on psychosocial services was held in Lviv oblast. Assistance to war veterans and the new veteran policy in Ukraine were discussed.

On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the russian-Ukrainian war and the second anniversary of the full-scale invasion, a closed screening of the documentary film Freedom in Fire by Yevhen Afinievskyi, Oscar-nominated director, was held in Lviv. The film is based on real footage and exclusive interviews with people who left their homes because of the war. In order to convey a comprehensive story about the war, Afineevsky built the film around the personal testimonies of Ukrainians whose lives have changed radically since 2014.

Rivne oblast

Special forces from Rivne oblast as part of Liut went on another rotation to the war zone. 10 soldiers of the special purpose company, fully equipped with everything necessary, will replace their colleagues who perform combat tasks in the East of Ukraine.

Ternopil oblast

The RMA reported that a refrigerator car and fuel were sent to the third assault brigade thanks to heads of schools and kindergartens, teachers, educators, students and their parents.

Khmelnytskyi oblast

Air defense fighters protecting the skies of Khmelnytskyi received another batch of equipment for effective protection of the oblast. The anti-aircraft machine gun battalion of the oblast, which is responsible for protecting critical infrastructure from enemy drones and air targets, received a new generator, starlink and thermal imager. The aid was handed over to benefactors of Derazhniansk Community

Chernivtsi oblast

In Bukovina, people with disabilities can receive financial assistance. For three months, the UN World Food Program will provide additional cash assistance to people with disabilities from childhood and children with disabilities. During the period, the UN World Food Program will provide about UAH 800 mln for 310K Ukrainians.

International support of Ukraine in the russian-Ukrainian war (russia’s invasion of Ukraine)

Japan will allocate $106 mln to Ukraine for reconstruction in seven areas, including agriculture and waste disposal.

The Ministry of Defense reported that Ukraine and Sweden agree on a batch of Swedish-made CV-90 BMP. In January 2024, the Defense Materials Agency of Sweden received permission from its government to prepare an agreement for the supply of CV-90 BMP to Ukraine.

In Ukraine, the construction of the Bayraktar drone production plant is underway. They plan to produce about 120 drones every year. According to Haluk Bayraktar, executive director of the Baykar Turkish company, about 500 people will work at the factory in Ukraine. However, it has not yet been decided which model of drones production will focus on – TV2 or TV3.

The Government of Finland decided to extend the closure of checkpoints on the border with russia for another two months (until April 14). The Finnish government explained this decision by the fact that russia sends asylum seekers to the border with the intention of putting pressure on Finland.

Olaf Scholz, German Chancellor, met with Joe Biden, US President, amid the delay in the approval of an aid package worth $95.3 bln, $60 bln of which will be allocated to Ukraine. Scholz called on the US Congress to pass a $60 bln military aid package to Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, had a phone conversation with Emmanuel Macron, President of France. They discussed the current situation on the battlefield and Ukraine’s defense needs, in particular drones, artillery systems and shells, EW and air defense systems, from portable to long-range.

After a series of appeals and over two years of discussions, Finland‘s largest art museum Ateneum has changed the signature of the nationality of the artist Ilia Repin from russian to Ukrainian. This is not the only such case. In February 2023, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recognized the artist Arkhip Kuindzhi, Repin and Aivazovskyi as Ukrainian artists and corrected the information about their origins. The Stadelik Museum in Amsterdam, which has one of the largest collections of works by Kazimir Malevich, in March 2023 changed the captions in the information about the artist, calling him Ukrainian.

Materials compiled by Tetiana Kliuchnyk-Horobets, Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Tamara Moshkovska, Sofia Ratynska, Ioanna Kryvenko, Liudmyla Stadnykova, Аnna Efremova, Albahachiieva Helena

Translated by Tetyana Pidgorna, Yana Hushchyna, Liudmyla Stadnykova, Viktoriia Yurchenko, Zhanna Anshukova, Marharyta Koval, Tetiana Kurbatova, Olga Shalya 

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