Parliament approves 90-day extension of martial law, mobilization

On Feb. 6, Ukraine's parliament voted to extend martial law and mobilization for an additional 90 days, starting from Feb. 14, as announced by lawmaker Yaroslav Zhelezniak. President Volodymyr Zelensky initially declared martial law and general mobilization on Feb. 24, 2022, in response to Russia's full-scale invasion. This extension marks the parliament's 10th vote on martial law since the onset of the conflict. Under martial law, Ukrainian men aged 18 to 60, with some exceptions, face restrictions on leaving the country as they may be called up for military service.

Russian attacks in Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk oblasts

On Feb. 6, Russian attacks caused injuries in both Kherson and Dnipropetrovsk Oblasts, according to regional officials. In the Kherson Oblast village of Tokarivka, a morning attack resulted in two casualties—a 60-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman—who were taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries was not specified. In Marhanets, Russian forces launched a drone, injuring a 50-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man. The woman will receive treatment at home, while the man will require hospitalization. Additionally, four houses and a car were damaged in Marhanets, which is located over 90 kilometers south of Dnipro.

Ukraine's Special Forces blew up Russian radar station in Black Sea

The Ukrainian Special Operations Forces (SOF) have successfully carried out an operation in the Black Sea, destroying a Russian radar station and equipment on one of the seized extraction platforms. The SOF, specifically the 73rd Naval Centre, targeted a platform near the coast of occupied Crimea. Intelligence revealed that the platform was used by the Russians to enhance the capabilities of the Mohajer-6 UAV, extending its range and operational radius. The platform also housed a Neva-B radar station for overwater object detection. The SOF conducted a nighttime operation, clearing the area, mining the facility, and detonating the target, capturing important Russian equipment and destroying the structure holding the antenna. The operation aimed to increase safety in the Black Sea and limit the enemy's capabilities in the region.

Ukraine has disabled a third of Russian Black Sea Fleet's ships

Ukrainian forces have reportedly disabled around 33% of all combat ships in the Russian Black Sea Fleet since the commencement of the full-scale invasion. According to the Department of Strategic Communications of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (StratCom) on Telegram, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine claimed that Ukrainian military actions led to the disabling of 24 Russian ships and one submarine. Publicly available information suggested that the Russian Black Sea Fleet initially comprised a total of 74 combat ships at the onset of the full-scale invasion.