A Pentagon representative has stated that since the start of the full-scale Russian war in Ukraine, russian invading forces have fired more than 900 missiles at Ukrainian cities and objects of infrastructure.
A Russian missile struck a ten-story apartment building in Kyiv’s Podil district. A fire broke out on first 5 floors. Data on casualties is not yet available. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
Due to Russian shelling, a fire broke out in a residential home in the Osokorky district of Kyiv. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
Russian occupying forces are systematically shelling objects of infrastructure that have environmental significance. Sewage treatment plants in many areas have been damaged or destroyed, with no possibility of repair due to hostilities. – State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine (SEI)
A shockwave from nearby artillery strikes damaged the entrance of the Lukyanivska subway station. Trains will no longer be stopping there for the time being. – Kyiv City Administration
In Kyiv’s Sviatoshynskyi district, russian missiles hit two high-rise apartment buildings. Two people died, 27 people were rescued from fires by emergency services. – State Emergency Service
Three schools, a hospital and a boarding school for blind children were shelled by Russian forces in Rubizhne town in Luhansk region. Four people died. Russian shelling of Luhansk region has led to catastrophic damage of residential areas and infrastructure in many towns. Police and emergency services are working 24/7 to rescue citizens. – Luhansk Regional State Administration
Since the beginning of Russia’s war against Ukraine, the Russian occupiers have destroyed 600 houses in Kharkiv. Thousands of people have been left homeless. The shelling of the city does not stop, regardless of time of day. – Kharkiv State Regional Administration
Update on the missile strikes at the Rivne region TV tower: 19 people have been found dead so far. – State Emergency Service
Total combat losses by Russian occupying forces from 24 Feb to 15 Mar (approximation): 13500+ troops, 404 tanks, 1279 armored vehicles, 150 artillery systems, 64 rocket systems, 36 anti-air systems, 81 airplanes, 95 helicopters, 640 military auto vehicles, 3 military boats, 60 fuel tanks, 9 tactical UAVs. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
At least five children die every day in Ukraine under Russian artillery and airstrikes. As of the morning of March 15, 2022, 97 children died as a result of Russia’s armed aggression in Ukraine. – Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine.
The situation in Izium city (Kharkiv region) has approached a humanitarian disaster due to extensive Russian shelling, lack of supplies and damage to civil infrastructure. The city desperately needs humanitarian aid. – Deputy Mayor Volodymyr Matsokin
35 journalists have been injured and three have been killed by Russian forces sine the start of the war. Russian occupying forces are actively trying to suppress coverage of their aggression. – Commissioner for Human Rights of the Parliament of Ukraine
On 15 March, the village of Zolochiv was shelled by a Russian Uragan multiple rocket launcher system, killing five and injuring three. – Head of Zolochiv town council
Russian occupiers took hostage medical doctors and patients of the Mariupol Regional Intensive Care Hospital. – Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration
As a result shelling of Kyiv in the morning of March 15, shells hit residential buildings in three districts, killing five residents of the capital – President Zelenskyy.
Two more journalists were killed by Russian forces on 14-15 March in Kyiv region: Irish Fox News journalist Pierre Zakrzewski (covered the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria) and a Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova. – Daily Mail, Fox News, Ukrayinska Pravda
Since the beginning of invasion, Russian occupiers have destroyed 48 schools and more than 600 apartment buildings in Kharkiv. – Mayor of Kharkiv
Russian ships fired on settlements in Odesa region, 2 people are wounded. The day before, military experts noted the the approach of three groups of 16 warships of the Russian fleet towards Odesa.
Russian troops shelled an evacuation bus transporting people from Rubizhne, Luhansk region. No information on casualties is available so far. – Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration
The air defense forces shot down another aircraft of the Russian occupiers near Kharkiv.
“Since the beginning of the invasion, Russia has completely or partially destroyed 3500 infrastructure objects, as reported by Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrskyi.
Among them: 230 transport infrastructure objects and 165 life support system objects (for instance, electrical substations and gas pipelines). Also, 72 educational and 21 healthcare institutions were destroyed.”
Russian occupiers shelled a district between Nikopol and Oleksiivka Village in Dnipropetrovsk Region, as reported by the mayor of Nikopol Oleksandr Saiuk.