Timeline of war
April 12

Ireland tightens sanctions against the Russian Federation. The Irish Department of Transport is banning entry to Irish ports for ships registered in Russia from next Sunday, April 18. – Irish TV channel RTÉ


The Japanese government has imposed sanctions on 398 individuals and 28 legal entities from Russia in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine. In addition, the Japanese government has banned its companies from investing in Russia and importing some Russian goods. The sanctions also affected two Russian central banks: Sberbank and Alfa-Bank. – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 186 Ukrainian children have died, 344 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 12 April (approximation): 19600 troops; 732 tanks; 1946 armored vehicles; 349 artillery systems; 111 MLRS; 63 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 157 aircraft; 140 helicopters; 1406 military auto vehicles; 7 military boats; 76 fuel tanks; 124 tactical UAVs; 25 special military equipment; 4 mobile SRBM systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, more than 10,000 civilians have been killed in Mariupol, in the Donetsk region, by Russian aggressors. – Vadym Boychenko, Mayor of Mariupol


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 1,842 deaths and 2,493 injuries to civilians in Ukraine. [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely much higher] – OHCHR


6,252 explosive devices were found and neutralized in Ukraine yesterday. The most significant number is in the Kharkiv region (2,327 subjects). In total, since the beginning of the war, Ukrainian rescuers have neutralized 54,523 explosive devices. – Liudmyla Densiova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights


Russian troops destroyed a humanitarian aid center in Severodonetsk, Luhansk Region. It provided food and hygiene products to bedridden sick people. Eight shells hit the building at once – Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Densiova.


In the village of Shevchenkovo, Brovary district of Kyiv region, the bodies of six local residents killed by the Russian military were found in a basement of a local house – Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.


About 25 girls and women between the ages of 14 and 24 were systematically raped by the Russian military during the occupation in the basement of a house in Bucha. Nine of them are pregnant – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights.


In Mariupol, Russian mobile crematoriums burn the bodies of thousands of civilians – adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak.


Russian occupiers have forcibly deported more than 700,000 civilians from Donetsk and Luhansk regions. – Ukrainian Ombudsman Liudmyla Denisova


The morgues in the cities of the Luhansk region are overwhelmed with the bodies of civilians killed by Russian aggressors. It is impossible to reach cemeteries due to military actions. Volunteers and utility workers are organizing new safe burial sites. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


In the Zaporizhzhia region, Russian troops shelled the village of Novoyakovlevka with prohibited phosphorus munitions – the administration of Komyshuva territorial community.


The possibility of even more serious damage to the neutron source nuclear facility in Kharkiv remains high due to the constant shelling of Kharkiv by Russian forces – the State Inspectorate for Nuclear Regulation of Ukraine.


The Security Service of Ukraine detained Viktor Medvedchuk (member of the Ukrainian parliament with close personal ties to Vladimir Putin) for state treason. Medvedchuk was previously in hiding, avoiding the Ukrainian authorities. This was announced by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.


As a result of the shelling by Russian troops in the village of Babai in Kharkiv region, a 37-year-old man died, two people were wounded the press service of the Kharkiv regional prosecutor’s office.

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Photo from the Office of the President of Ukraine

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By Oleh Petrasiuk

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By Kostiantyn Liberov

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Photo from Verkhovna Rada

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