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Russian soldiers raped a pregnant 16-year-old girl and a 78-year-old grandmother in the Kherson region – the head of the military administration of Kryvyi Rih, Oleksandr Vilkul.


Russian soldiers tortured three local residents in the village of Husarovka, Izyum district, Kharkiv region, and then set their bodies on fire – the Kharkiv regional prosecutor’s office.


The territory of Sumy region is already free from the occupants, but still dangerous. The sounds of explosions in recent days are the work of rescuers and bomb technicians defusing Russian munitions – head of the Sumy Regional Military Administration Dmitry Zhivitsky.


On April 7, in the Dnipropetrovsk region, the Russian military fired at a boat carrying 14 people, killing one child and injuring two others aged 4 and 16 – Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.


Avdiivka was shelled by Russian troops in Donetsk Region. At least one civilian is known to have been killed. Russians continue shelling residential areas of settlements throughout Donetsk Region – head of Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavel Kirilenko.


Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled 7 attacks by Russian invaders in the Joint Forces Operation zone on April 7 – the press service of the United Forces Command.


Russian rocket fire on evacuation trains at Kramatorsk train station killed at least 30 civilians. Russian troops deliberately shelled the train station with cluster munitions in order to take city residents hostage and disrupt evacuations – head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavel Kirilenko.


46 countries have announced a boycott of the session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to be held in Russia – Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine Oleksandr Tkachenko.


Due to the interference of the Russian military in the operation of the Ukrainian gas transportation system facilities in the Luhansk region, the transit of Russian gas to Europe is threatened. – Press service of the Ukrainian GTS Operator.


The lower house of the Polish parliament demands the creation of an international commission to investigate the crimes of Russian genocide in Ukraine, condemn the criminals, and suspend Russia’s membership in all international organizations.


Japan expelled eight Russian diplomats and trade mission workers; Tokyo continues cooperation with the United States and European countries to increase pressure on Russia – the Japanese Foreign Ministry.


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have forcibly removed more than 45,000 people from Ukraine to the regions of Russia and Belorussia.- Tatiana Lomakina, Coordinator of the President’s Office


The European Commission has provided Ukraine with a € 120 million grant as part of an overall emergency financial assistance package. – Press Service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance


The government of Finland is expelling two Russian diplomats and denying a visa to one Russian diplomat due to Russian aggression in Ukraine. – International news agency Reuters


In the Kyiv region, Russian occupiers have raped children. The victims are a 14-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy, and a 20-year-old girl. – Ludmila Denisova, Ukrainian Ombudsman


Rocket attack on Kramatorsk railway station: 50 people have died (including 5 children) and 300 victims have been injured. Calculation of casualties is ongoing. The city council begins an emergency evacuation by vehicles. – Alexander Goncharenko, Mayor of Kramatorsk


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have forcibly removed 121,000 children from the occupied Ukrainian territories. – Lyudmila Denisova, Commissioner for Human Rights


Russian artillery has shelled the city of Kharkiv and the region. 15 citizens have been injured in the regional center and in the city of Dergachi. Russian occupiers have killed at least 132 civilians in the city of Makarov, in the Kyiv region. They have bombed many local houses, destroyed hospitals, kindergartens, and almost all city infrastructure. Russian aggressors have shelled with multiple-launch rocket systems the city of Zolote in the Luhansk region. 5 civilians have been injured, several houses have been set on fire. Rocket attack on the village of Krasnosilka in the Odesa region. There are dead and injured victims. Information is being clarified. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gives an award to a wounded soldier as he visits the Staten Island University Hospital, where Ukrainian military are being treated for war injuries. September 18, 2023, New York, USA.

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