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Mykolaiv came under fire from “Tornado” and “Grad” rocket launchers at night. An oncology hospital was damaged.
This was announced by the head of the regional health department Maksym Beznosenko.


The Russians want to get full control over Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, as reported by the head of “Energoatom” Petro Kotin.
According to him, the Russian troops have declared to the station staff, that now it belongs to the Russian state company “Rosatom”. Kotin claims that 10 officials of “Rosatom” tried to get in the ZNPP and take it under control, but so far they failed.


Missile strikes on Lutsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Dnipro on Friday, March 11th, were carried out by at least 10 cruise missiles from 6 Russian 95MC strategic bombers, as reported by the General Staff.


Russia is recruiting mercenaries from around the world, including Libya and Syria, to the war with Ukraine, as reported by the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Kyrylo Budanov.
In addition, Russia brings people from such unrecognized territories as Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria), Abkhazia, Ossetia.


The casualties among civilians from February 24th, 2022 to 24:00 (GMT+2), March 10th, 2022, amounted to 1546 civilians (1506 in the previous day), including 565 dead (549), according to the Office of the UN High Commissioner on human rights.
“OHCHR believes that the real numbers are much higher, especially in government-controlled areas, and especially during the recent days, as information from some places, where intense combats have taken place, is delayed, and many reports are still awaiting for confirmation”, it is emphasized in the document.“OHCHR believes that the real numbers are much higher, especially in government-controlled areas, and especially during the recent days, as information from some places, where intense combats have taken place, is delayed, and many reports are still awaiting for confirmation”, it is emphasized in the document.


On Saturday morning, March 12, there a russian airstrike hit Dnipro city. The city’s air defense repelled the rockets. According to preliminary information, no one was injured or killed. – Mayor Borys Filatov.


Slobozhanske village, Kharkiv region. Two days after a bomb hit an apartment building, rescuers found five people under the rubble: two women (approximately 35-45 years old), a man (under 40) and two children (2 years and 12-14 years). – State Emergency Service


Another airstrike hit the town of Vasylkiv, setting an oil depot on fire. – Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration


Azerbaijan has sent 380 tons of humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine – food, medicine and medical supplies. The aid will be delivered to Ukraine in transit through Poland. – Interfax Ukraine


As a result of russiam airstrikes, the roof of an administrative building in Kyiv caught fire. The fire was extinguished, there are no victims reported. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


A humanitarian convoy left Zaporizhzhia for Mariupol again. This is the 5th attempt to deliver water, food and medicine to the people of Mariupol where they are being held hostage by the occupiers.


Russian airstrikes hit the towns of Rubizhne and Severodonetsk, setting 12 apartment buildings on fire. – Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


In Melitopol,local residents arrived in protest at the temporarily occupied district administration to demand the release of the Mayor Ivan Fedorov, who was abducted on March 11 by a group of russian soldiers. – reports by local media (Suspilne news)


In the morning, Chernihiv was left with no electricity, gas, water and heating, but the city services are repairing the damages. Civilians are dying, many are injured. Russian conduct airstrikes and artillery shelling exclusively against civilian targets. – Head of the Chernihiv Regional Administration.


Ministry of Defense: The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 12.03 were approximately: 12000+ troops; 362 tanks; 1205 armored vehicles; 135 artillery systems; 62 rocket systems; 33 air defense units; 58 aircraft; 83 helicopters; 585 military cars; 3 military boats; 60 fuel tanks; 7 tactical UAVs. The information is being updated. The calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities.


A russian attack drone that crashed on Khoryva Street (downtown, Podil district) in Kyiv contained a kilogram of plastid explosives with metal balls for shrapnel. The fire was extinguished. No casualties are reported. – Adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.


As of March 11th, 549 civilians were killed and 957 injured since the start of russia’s war in Ukraine, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said. He noted that these are conservative estimates by the UN, the actual numbers could be much higher.


As a result of the occupier’s shelling in Vasylkiv, Kyiv region, the airport was completely destroyed, the runway was destroyed, the ammunition depot was detonated, and munitions are still detonating, reported the Mayor of Vasylkiv Natalia Balasynovych.


79 children have been killed and almost 100 wounded during the 16 days of the war in Ukraine. (preliminary estimates) – Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine


As a result of russian artillery / missile strikes, a number of the settlements in Luhansk region were left without electricity, gas, heating and water. – Head of the Luhansk regional military administration


The russian occupiers shelled the mosque of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in Mariupol during the night of March 11-12. More than 80 adults and children, including Turkish citizens, were hiding in the mosque from the shelling.


Kyiv continues to prepare for defense against a possible russian attacak. A reserve of products, medicines and essential goods is being created. The operation of the critical infrastructure is being ensured, says the Mayor of the capital Vitali Klitschko.


The russian occupiers have seized the Eastern suburbs of Mariupol. The main effort of the enemy in the region has been focused on seizing the cities of Mariupol and Severodonetsk. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


In the morning of March 12th, the Russian occupying forces opened fire in the direction of Avdiyivka town (Donetsk region) with Grad and Tochka U missile systems. – local Donetsk region media (Suspilne news Donbas)


As a result of artillery fire on the suburbs of Kharkiv, 5 people were injured and  10 residential buildings were damaged. – Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office


Near Odesa, 600 russian marines refused to fight against Ukraine. The Ukrainian Army has taken prisoners of war and published videos of their interrogations, showing criminal orders from the russian side. – Parliament of Ukraine


In Kharkiv, a group of russian saboteurs that were planning to blow up military and civilian targets was arrested. They were found to be in possession of weapons and explosives. – State Service of Special Communication


In Melitopol, russian occupiers have blocked the humanitarian headquarters where the locals could receive food, clothing and medication. Now they cannot access humanitarian aid. – Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs


The russian army is de facto legalizing looting. Units of the occupying forces have received an order to “provide for themselves”. – Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine


As a result of the nighttime shelling of Mykolaiv, 8 people have been injured, 11 private houses have been destroyed, 167 residential buildings, a hospital and 11 educational institutions have been damaged. – Mayor of Mykolaiv


Russian occupying forces are trying to organize a fake referendum in Kherson region in order to create a so-called “Kherson People’s Republic”, controlled by the Russian regime – Deputy of Kherson regional council.


Russian forces have blown up one of the dams of Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant, supposedly – in order to restore the water supply to temporarily occupied Crimea. The desired goal was not achieved, but the dam was still damaged. –  Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine


As of 12th of March, over 960,000 Ukrainians remain without electricity as a result of Russian shelling, and 260,000 are without gas and heating. – Ministry of Energy and Coal Mining of Ukraine.


Approximately 1300 Ukrainian soldiers and servicemen have been killed in action over the course of Russia’s brutal invasion in Ukraine. – President Zelenskyy


The mayor of Melitopol is alive but is being tortured by Russian occupiers. – President Volodymyr Zelensky [Ivan Fedorov had been kidnapped from the city crisis centre by Russian soldiers on March 11th].


Russian Atomic Energy Agency has confirmed the presence of its employees at the occupied Chernobyl and Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plants, where they are allegedly providing “advisory assistance”. – Russian state media (RIA Novosti)


Peaceful demonstrations against Russian invaders continue in Kherson city. – Deputy chairman of the Kherson regional council Yuriy Sobolevsky.


Russian forces shelled evacuation buses with women and children moving along a “green corridor” in Kyiv region (from Peremoha village). 7 casualties confirmed (1 child), others are yet unaccounted for. – Defence Intelligence of Ukraine


Belarusian military refuse to participate in the war against Ukraine, the Center for Information Security reports. To quell the protests, military commanders began appointing Russian officers to senior positions in the army.


Over 100,000 people lived in Volnovakha district. Most of the population has now been evacuated. The city and its infrastructure has been nearly completely destroyed. – Head of the Donetsk regional military administration.


Slavutych town (population 25000) is cut off from electricity due to shelling by russian forces. The town has begun gathering lumber to heat homes and cook food.


Since the beginning of the Russian aggression, 94 ships with foreign crews and hundreds of sailors have been blocked in Ukrainian ports. – State Maritime and River Transport Service.

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