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The Russian occupants wounded eight people and damaged more than 160 houses, firing at Mykolaiv with cluster bombs and missilies, according to Olexandr Senkevich, the mayor of Mykolaiv.


Several facilities of Ukrainian Air Force were hit by missile strikes. Three russian cruise missiles were intercepted by air defense. Most others hit their targets, especially damaging the Vasylkiv airport (Kyiv region). Two russian helicopters, one jet and 2 UAVs were also destroyed during the night. – Ukrainian Air Force


A russian airstrike hit the Holy Dormition Lavra in the city of Sviatohirsk, Donetsk region, damaging the monastery that houses monks and refugees. No casualties reported so far.


More than 1,700 war crimes committed by the Russian Federation in Ukraine are already being investigated. Of these, 1,059 relate to violations of the laws and customs of war, 658 constitute other related crimes. – Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova


Russian occupiers carried out an air strike on the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security in Lviv Region. According to preliminary data, 8 missiles were fired. Information about the victims is being verified, according to Lviv Regional Administration.


Russian aggressors once again shelled Ivano-Frankivsk airport, – reported Ruslan Martsinkiv, the mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk.


On the night of March 13th an evacuation train came under russian fire while picking up refugees in Donetsk region. One conductor was killed and another was injured.


4 people died as a result of night airstrikes by russian forces in Chernihiv city. The missiles hit a residential building. – Head of Chernihiv Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 Feb to 13 Mar (approximation): 12000+ troops; 374 tanks; 1224 armored vehicles; 140 artillery systems; 62 rocket systems; 34 anti-air systems; 74 aircraft; 86 helicopters; 600 military auto vehicles; 3 military boats; 60 fuel tanks; 7 tactical UAVs. – General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine


Update on air strike on the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security in Lviv Region: 9 people dead, 57 injured. – Head of Lviv Regional Military Administration


9 people died due to renewed russian airstrikes of Mykolaiv city, reporsts Head of Mykolaiv Regional Administration.


1,582 civilians were killed in Mariupol during the blockade of the city as of March 13. – Ministry of Interior Affairs of Ukraine


Kyiv is preparing for a possible blockade by russian troops, stockpiling humanitarian supplies to support the city’s residents. – Kyiv City Administration


35 people are killed and 134 injured in the shelling of the Yavoriv military drill site, – reported by Maksym Kozytskyi, the Head of Lviv Regional Military Administration.


Brent Renaud, a US journalist from the New York Times was shot and killed by Russian troops in Irpin city (Kyiv region) while covering the war in Ukraine. A second journalist fron NYT may still be alive, police are trying to rescue him. Information is being verified and updated. – Kyiv Region Police


Russian artillery shelled the Pusha Vodydtsa boarding school for special needs children. Luckily, all the staff and residents were already evacuated. – Kyiv City Administration


Russia is regrouping to renew its offensive: transferring troops from its Pacific navy, Armenia, its ‘peacekeeping contingent’ in Nagorno-Karabakh, to Ukraine. It is hiring mercenaries from Syria and Serbia. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


The 2nd NYT journalist (Juan Arredondo) is alive being operated in the Okhmatdyt specialized children’s hospital (Kyiv), his life is not in danger. – Press service of the hospital.


7 people were killed during yesterday’s russian airstrike of Kanatove airfield in Kirvohrad region. – Head of Kirvohrad Regional Administration.


33 empolyees of Ukrainian Railways were killed since the beginning of russia’s full-scale invasion in Ukraine. The railways have already evacuated over 2 million Ukrainians, mostly women and children. – Ukrainian Railways press center


The russian occupants shelled and destroyed the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Volnovakha town (Donetsk region). – Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs.


A column of Russian occupants arrived in Skadovsk city (Kherson region), they took up quarters in one of the children’s camps. – Mayor of Skadovsk Oleksandr Yakovliev.


More than 100 hospitals and health institutions have been hit by russian fire over the course of the war, many have been destroyed completely. – Minister of Health of Ukraine


320 educational institutions have been damaged by russian artillery and airstrikes since the start of the war, 59 have been destroyed completely. – Ministry of Education of Ukraine


The Russian occupants shelled the Avdiivka city Coke Plant. The adjacent thermal power plant had to be shut down. Due to extensive damage to the infrastructure, the city was left without heat. No casualties reported so far.


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine, three journalists have died, reports the “Justice for Journalists” (JFJ) Foundation .


Russian troops caused a fire in the area of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant: the danger of increased radiation levels is growing. – Exclusion Zone (Chornobyl zone) Management Agency of Ukraine


4 people died, 3 were injured as a result of an air strike in the village of Zelenyi Hai in the Mykolaiv region, as reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.


The humanitarian convoy carrying aid to 400 thousand Mariupol residents has once again set out from Zaporizhia. Due to the presence of russian troops, the route is extremely difficult. The convoy should deliver aid in the morning if russian occupiers allow passage via the “green corridor”.


Russian forces have resumed shelling of Kharkiv residential areas using heavy artillery.


The Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB) is planning to conduct a special operation on the territory of Belarus, disguising the Belarusian troops in russian uniforms in order to enter the territory of Ukraine. – National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine


At about 21:00 (GMT+2), a russian military aircraft bombed the outskirts of Okhtyrka (Sumy region). Residential buildings have been damaged, further information on casualties is been clarified. – reports by local media (Suspilne news in Sumy)

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