The Russian military is preparing for a landing in Odesa. Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council Oleksiy Danilov said that the threat of invasion from the sea has increased.
Russia is preparing an offensive against Brovary, Kharkiv, Sumy, and Severodonetsk, reports the General Staff of Ukraine. Russian troops are trying to secure their positions and maintain the pace of advancement. Russians are trying to resume the offensive against Kharkiv and Sumy.
Trostyanets in Sumy region continues to be temporarily occupied by the Russian military, reports Zhyvytskyy, the Head of the Sumy Regional State Administration. According to him, the armed forces of Russian Federation have positioned themselves at the train station and are conducting the shelling of the city from there.
A Russian Orthodox Church in Amsterdam has announced it is breaking away from the Moscow Patriarchate, which is the first known case of a church in the west severing ties with Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is calling for urgent action to prevent a “worst-case scenario” for civilians trapped in Russian-occupied Mariupol. According to the ICRC, hundreds of thousands of Mariupol residents face extreme or complete shortages of basic necessities, such as food, water, and medicine, and many are hiding in the unheated basements.
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights cites conservative estimates of civilian losses since the start of the war as 1663 people. However, the OHCHR believes that the real numbers are much higher, though difficult to count accurately. Note: the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine estimates civilian losses at 1582 just in the city of Mariupol.
A Russian missile hit a 9-story residential house in Kiyv. 2 people are dead, 3 hospitalized, 9 were given first aid. 15 people were rescued, 63 evacuated. Rescue efforts are ongoing. – State Emergency Service
Russian forces shelled the TV tower in Rivne region, public television and broadcasting is not working. – Head of the regional military administration Vitalii Koval.
As of March 14th, no green corridors are available for evacuation and humanitarian aid in Sumy region due to shelling and hostilities by Russian occupying forces. – Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, head of the Sumy Regional State Administration
In Kyiv, the Russian occupants shelled the Antonov aviation factory, reports the Kyiv City State Administration.
The risk of a Russian naval invasion of Odesa remains, as well as an attack of the city by air or land. The Ukrainian Army is preparing a defence. – Odesa Military Administration
Russian artillery / airstrikes during the night of 13-14 March took the lives of at least 3 people in Okhtyrka town (Sumy region). – Mayor of Okhtyrka
The shelling of Avdiivka (Donetsk region) has not stopped since yesterday. The Russians are firing from “Tochka-U” guided missile systems and multiple rocket launchers. – Head of the Donetsk regional military administration
At least two people died as a result of the shelling of Kramatorsk city (Donetsk region) during the night of 13-14 March. – Head of Kramatorsk City Council
90 children have been killed and more than 100 injured since the beginning of the war on February 24th, as reported by the Prosecutor-General’s Office.
At night (13-14 March) Russian occupying forces shelled and destroyed Chernihiv Polytechnic University. The nearby town of Nizhyn was fired upon from Uragan rocket launch systems. – Head of Chernihiv Regional Administration
Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 Feb to 14 Mar (approximation): 12000+ troops; 389 tanks; 1249 armored vehicles; 150 artillery systems; 64 rocket systems; 34 anti-air systems; 77 aircraft; 90 helicopters; 617 military auto vehicles; 3 military boats; 60 fuel tanks; 8 tactical UAVs. – General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine
Artillery shelling of Kharkiv city by Russian forces continues: on March 14th another residential building in the city centre was destroyed. – State Emergency Service
18 million people have been affected by Russian aggression in Ukraine. 6.7 million of them are internally displaced persons. 3 million people have fled Ukraine as refugees. Many health institutions have been destroyed or damaged, making it very difficult to provide medical aid. – World Health Organization
The 211 members of staff of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant are not able to maintain effective repairs and maintenance. Due to psychological and physical fatigue and pressure from the Russian occupiers, staff rotations aren’t happening. – International Atomic Energy Agency
Russian occupying forces have destroyed the main bridge between the cities of Zaporizhia and Enerhodar (near Europe’s largest Nuclear Power Plant). Travel is possible only via rural roads. Evacuation and delivery of humanitarian aid remain impossible. – Enerhoatom National Nuclear Energy Company
A cruise missile fired by Russian troops was shot down in Kyiv over Podil district downtown. The remains of the missile fell on a residential building further in the city. – Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Herashchenko
A 15-year-old child died as a result of artillery shelling in Derhachi town (Kharkiv region). – Head of Kharkiv Region Police Investigation Department.
Russian occupying forces include chemical experts. Among the IDs of defeated Russian troops, Ukrainian Armed forces discovered IDs belonging to the ‘Federal command of secure storage and disposal of chemical weapons’ division. – Center for Strategic Communication and Information Security of Ukraine
Russian occupying forces have once again damaged the power lines to the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Emergency crews are forced to enter hostile territory once more to conduct repairs. – Enerhoatom National Nuclear Energy Company
A Russian bomb destroyed a city water pumping station in Chernihiv. 4 civilians were killed. – Chernihiv Water Utility Company
34 settlements remain without electricity and water in Kherson region due to Russian artillery and aviation strikes. – Kherson Regional State Administration
Within the hour, Russian occupying forces are planning to “dispose of” munitions near the ruins of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant training centre. In other words, they are planning to blow up explosives directly in front of the 1st nuclear power unit of the NPP. – Enerhoatom National Nuclear Energy Company
The negotiations between the Russian and Ukrainian delegations have been rescheduled for tomorrow. Advisor to the Office of the President of Ukraine noted that a “technical pause” was taken for additional work in subcommittees and clarification of specific definitions/terms in the negotiation process.
Update on the Russian artillery strike on the TV tower in Rivne region: 9 people were killed, 9 more were injured. – Head of the Riven Regional Administration
600 residential buildings have been destroyed by Russian shelling in Kharkiv city since the start of the war, said Mayor of Kharkiv Ihor Terekhov in a conversation with the Mayor of Chicago.
A Russian missile hit one of the largest shopping malls in Kyiv (Lavina mall). No casualties reported so far.
On March 14, 10 people died in Chernihiv as a result of yet another strike on residential buildings and city infrastructure. This is reported by the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office of Chernihiv Region.
The shipment of humanitarian aid including food supplies, water, and clothing, as well as the buses people could use to leave Mariupol were unable to reach the city due to Russian shelling. – Deputy Head of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko
As of today, out of 10 humanitarian corridors only 7 have worked… In total, the humanitarian corridors have helped us rescue around 4,000 people. – Iryna Vereshchuk, Minister of Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories
Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured while gathering news near Kyiv. This was announced live on air by the anchor John Roberts. According to Fox News, Ben Hall is currently hospitalized
On March 14, the occupiers continued to shell residential areas of Kharkiv as well as Chuhuiv, Izium and Derhachi cities, according to Head of Military Administration Oleh Syniehubov
Experimental physicist Vasyl Kladko was executed on 13 March by Russian occupiers. He spent many years as a Department Head, Deputy Director at the V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, and a corresponding member at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The Russian military opened mortar fire targeting an evacuation column on the way out of Hostomel. As a result, one person has died and two more have been injured, reports the National Police press service.