On February 24, Russia attacked Ukraine. It is now Day 35 of a full-scale war. These are the key events of the day that we’ve selected for you today:
= despite russia’s statements about “decreased activity” russia shelled Nizhyn, Chernihiv on March 30 after talks. Civil infrastructure facilities, libraries, many houses were destroyed, ”said Vyacheslav Chaus, head of the Chernihiv Regional State Administration. Kharkiv region already was shelled for 180 times by “Grad” systems . Russians also shelled Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Khmelnytsky regions.
= russia has not given up on trying to capture Kyiv and Chernihiv, according to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. “The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine notes a certain partial relocation of some russian units from Kyiv and Chernihiv areas. At the same time, we do not see a mass withdrawal of russian troops from these areas, ”said Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. In his opinion, the enemy is withdrawing the units that suffered the greatest losses in order to reinforce them. This is a diversion by russia , according to the General Staff. Most likely to make rotation of individual units
= russian troops begin to leave the Chornobyl nuclear power plant – AFP citing Pentagon
= it is reported that the russian military with signs of acute radiation sickness are continued to be brought to the center of radiation medicine in Gomel – direct result of russian forces being in such radioactive hot spots as Red Forest with no protection
= Ukrainian defenders destroyed 3 russian tanks, 64 russian soldiers, among them – special forces of the GRU, in the battles for Mariupol
= Ukrainian forces of the North destroyed the logistics unit of the russian army. The technique was marked with the letter “O”
= in Rivne more than 2 days straight rescuers try to extinguish a fire after missile hit an oil depot on Monday evening
= 145 children killed, 222 wounded since russia started war on Ukrainian territory- the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine
= russians block 94 civilian food ships in the Black Sea region, bombed 3 civilian ships carrying goods from Black Sea ports. In this way, russia is effectively stopping grain exports, – First Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said.
= russia continues to gather forces to attack Ukraine, the threat of missile strikes does not decrease, according to the General Staff of Armed forces of Ukraine. At the same time russia suffers losses and is forced to involve conscripts in the war
= in France they are going to dismiss the head of the General Directorate of Military Intelligence, General Eric Vido. The reason: due to erroneous estimates of the likelihood of Russia’s attack on Ukraine – writes Figaro, citing sources in the army
= russian troops are purposefully shelling a building marked with a red cross on a white background in Mariupol
= columns of russian military equipment marked “V” continue to move actively on the territory of Belarus. On March 30, such column was seen near the border with Ukraine, among the vehicles they noticed Tochka-U, armored personnel carriers, Tigers, KAMAZ trucks, fuel trucks
= russian military kidnapped 8 people in Gola Pristan, among them – several representatives of local authorities. Serhiy Chudynovych, a priest of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine known in the city as a public figure and volunteer, was abducted in Kherson, which is temporarily occupied by russia.
= today the cyber attack on the official website of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration happened. Also reported that all necessary procedures are underway to protect the site. Interruptions in work are possible.
= russian troops place prohibited mines with seismic sensors in the occupied territories of Sumy and Kharkiv regions. This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch. These POM-3 Medallion mines in question are produced only in russia.
= russians lost 131 planes and 131 helicopters from beginning of the war. This means that less than half of the helicopters they had on the border with Ukraine at the beginning of the war remained. Of their planes, which were at the border before February 24, destroyed 25% – according to the Air Force of Ukraine
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