Russian forces also launched two S-300/S-400 guided anti-aircraft missiles and a Kh-31 missile during the night.
According to Governor Filip Pronin, the attack hit an industrial facility and caused a substantial fire that required 85 firefighters to extinguish.
The Netherlands announced on Feb. 14 that it would take part in a coalition led by Latvia to provide Ukraine with advanced military drone technology.
President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Feb. 7 that the Ukrainian military would create a separate branch of the Armed Forces dedicated to drones. Throughout the full-scale invasion, Ukraine has been a drone tactics pioneer, from applying purpose-built military UAVs to weaponizing civilian models. Last year, first-person view (FPV) kamikaze drones
Allies are planning to join forces and supply Ukraine with a million drones this year, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reportedly said at a press conference in Brussels on Feb. 15.
The Netherlands will join a Latvia-led coalition to supply Ukraine with advanced military drone technology, Dutch Defense Ministry Kasja Ollongren told Reuters on Feb. 14.
"The category of long-range kamikaze drones is growing, with a range of 300, 500, 700, and 1,000 kilometers. Two years ago, this category did not exist ... at all," said Digital Transformation Minister Mykhailo Fedorov.
Ukraine will sign first contracts for the mass production of attack drones similar to Russian Lancet drones "in the coming weeks," Digital Transformation Minister Mykhailo Fedorov said on Feb. 7.
Key developments on Feb. 6: * Zelensky: Ukrainian military to create separate branch dedicated to drones * SBU uncovers alleged Russian spy network, including Ukrainian intelligence officers * Russian media: Output of Russian oil refineries drops by 4% following drone attacks * Defense Ministry: Ukrainian special forces capture Russian equipment from Black Sea drilling
"This solves several issues at the same time. Firstly, we can guarantee continuous, stable, and manageable supplies for our military," said Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal during a governmental meeting on Feb. 1.
Russian forces attacked Kharkiv in the late hours of Jan. 31 with four drones, Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov reported on Telegram. Two drones were shot down, while two others hit a civilian enterprise in the city’s Osnovianskyi district.
In the bubble of pro-Ukraine communities on the Internet, the constant inflow of battlefield videos showing the destruction of Russian equipment regularly lifts the moods of hundreds of thousands of supporters of Ukraine’s struggle around the world. Wander over to the Russian side of the internet, whether it’s
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Russia's been shelling civilian housing and infrastructure since the war escalated on Feb. 24 and has a body count in the thousands to show for it. But recently, Moscow prioritized attacking power plants throughout Ukraine, damaging more than a third with big missile and loitering munition attacks. Oleksandr Kharchenko, head