Ukraine and Japan have signed an agreement to provide Ukraine with a grant of USD 100 million for Phase 3 of the Programme for Emergency Recovery. The grant will be used for the aforementioned programme.
In the afternoon, the Ukrainian air defense forces intercepted and destroyed an enemy missile over the Kryvyi Rih district of Dnipropetrovsk region.
On February 19, an enterprise in Vovchansk, Kharkiv region, came under Russian fire, leaving two people injured.
During a conversation with his Czech counterpart Jana Černochová, Defense Minister Rustem Umerov emphasized the importance of increasing the supply of artillery ammunition to the Ukrainian Defense Forces.
The Prime Ministers of Ukraine and Japan, Denys Shmyhal and Fumio Kishida, discussed bilateral cooperation, the restoration of Ukraine and the liberalization of visa regime for Ukrainian citizens, including business representatives, to ensure the growth of trade between the two countries.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has visited Ukrainian soldiers being treated in the hospital in Kharkiv.
The administration of US President Joe Biden is working to provide Ukraine with new powerful long-range ATACMS ballistic missiles.
President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for holding a Japanese-Ukrainian conference to boost economic growth and reconstruction and for his continued support for Ukraine.
On Monday afternoon, the Russian army attacked the village of Prymorske, near Zaporizhzhia, with Grad missiles. A man was killed.
Border guards have not spotted any enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups over the past few days.
The Russian military dropped an explosive object from a drone on the Unbreakable Point in the village of the Novooleksandrivka community in the Kherson region.
All regions of Ukraine are involved in the construction of protective structures in the frontline and border regions.
In the Kirovohrad region, explosions were heard during an air raid, with no casualties or damage.
The pilot of the downed Russian Su-35 fighter jet is likely dead, and the fate of the crew of the enemy Su-34 is being investigated.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani on taking over the rotating chairmanship of the African Union.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has visited the frontline positions of Ukrainian troops in the Kupiansk sector.
Ukraine's defense forces have entrenched themselves on new defensive lines in the Avdiivka sector and are successfully repelling attempts by the Russian invaders to develop their offensive.
Greece, Cyprus and France have blocked the financing for the supply of Turkish-made Bayraktar drones and artillery shells for Ukraine, which were to be purchased with European funds.
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has said that the West must confiscate frozen Russian assets before the presidential election in the United States.
The representatives of Ukraine and Japan have signed the Convention for the Elimination of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Tax Evasion and Avoidance and the Protocol thereto.
Finland's President-elect Alexander Stubb has said that the war with Ukraine is too important for Putin, so Kyiv needs continuous military support.
The Ukrainian Air Force has shot down two enemy warplanes on the eastern front, including a Su-35 fighter and a Su-34 fighter-bomber.
Since February 2022, Japan has already provided Ukraine with a total of $4.6 billion in support through World Bank projects and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
A resident of Vovchanski Khutory village in the Kharkiv region, who was wounded on February 16, died in hospital.
Ukraine has joined the Joint Crediting Mechanism. This will enable the country to receive Japanese investment for decarbonization programs in various sectors of the economy.
Delays in Western security assistance to Ukraine are likely helping Russia launch opportunistic offensive operations along several sectors of the frontline.
At the Conference for Promotion of Economic Growth and Reconstruction, Ukraine and Japan signed 56 documents on cooperation.
On Sunday, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak had a phone conversation with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The politicians emphasized the importance of supporting the Ukrainian people.
Yesterday, February 18, Russian invaders injured two residents in the Donetsk region.