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06:30

Almost 85% of the bodies of all deceased residents of Bucha in the Kyiv region have bullet wounds, which indicates premeditated murder. – Anatolii Fedoruk, Mayor of Bucha

07:30

Russia continues bombing Ukraine’s infrastructure and conducting an offensive operation in Donbas. – Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff

08:43

Ninety-five percent of buildings were destroyed in Mariupol, which before the invasion had a population of over 500,000. Tens of thousands of people were killed by Russian troops, exact numbers are now impossible to calculate. – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

09:27

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale military invasion of independent Ukraine, the Russian military has killed 198 children. – Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine

10:22

In Mariupol, Russian troops prohibit burying dead citizens and exhume bodies already buried near residential buildings. At least 13 mobile crematoriums of the Russian army operate in the city [to conceal evidence of war crimes]. – Mariupol City Council

11:43

After Russia’s full-scale military invasion of independent Ukraine, Poland imposed an embargo on the purchase of Russian coal. – Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andrii Yermak

13:03

About 10 people died as a result of Russian military shelling of civilian buses near the village of Borova in Kharkiv Region on April 14. Up to 30 civilians were wounded. – Dmytro Chubenko, Spokesman for the Kharkiv regional prosecutor’s office.

13:07

As a result of the shelling by Russian troops of residential areas of the town of Vasilivka in Zaporizhzhia region, one civilian was killed and 5 other people were wounded. – Zaporizhzhia regional military administration speaker Colonel Ivan Arefiev

13:59

The Russian military fired a multiple rocket launcher at a residential area in Mykolaiv, injuring civilians. – Anna Zamazeeva, Head of the Mykolaiv regional council

14:12

Russian troops kidnapped hundreds of local politicians, journalists, and civic activists in the Zaporizhzhia region. Their fate is unknown. – Head of Zaporizhzhia regional military administration Oleksandr Starukh

14:54

Russian troops with artillery fire completely destroyed the town of Rubizhne in the Luhansk region. – Head of Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhii Haidai

15:07

The government of Northern Macedonia is expelling 6 Russian diplomats. The reason for this decision is not reported. – Media Information Agency

15:38

On April 15, the bodies of about 900 civilians killed by Russian occupiers have been found in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Nebytov, Head of the Regional Department of the National Police

16:00

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian troops have damaged 324 Ukrainian hospitals, including 14 children’s hospitals. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

17:00

Russian troops have bombed Mariupol with long-range bombers Tu-22M3. There is no information about the victims at the moment. – Oleksandr Motuzianyk, Spokesman of the Ministry of Defense

17:12

Today, almost 1.5 million people in Ukraine are left without access to drinking water, and more than 4.5 million are at risk of losing their water supply due to the actions of Russian occupiers. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

18:28

The first flight with a new US aid of $ 800 million will arrive in Ukraine within 24 hours. The new US aid package includes heavy weapons and more complex defense systems for Ukraine. – CNN with reference to the US Department of Defense

19:27

Russian artillery has shelled one of the sleeping districts in Kharkiv. 7 people have been killed, a 7-month-old baby among them. 34 citizens have been injured, 3 children among them. – Oleh Synehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Military-Civil Administration

20:12

Russian aggressors have used cluster shells in Mykolaiv (banned by international conventions). 5 people have died, and 15 have been injured. – Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration

21:05

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in the area of operations of Ukrainian military tactical group “East” on April 15th: 22 troops; 1 tank; 1 artillery system; 1 military auto vehicle; 2 tactical UAVs; 1 special military equipment. – Press office of MTG “East”.

22:10

Due to Russian shellings, 2 people have been injured in Avdiivka, in the Donetsk region. One of the victims is a child. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

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Firefighters extinguish the fire at the industrial facility that broke out due to the fallen debris. At night on June 12, 2024, Russia attacked the Kyiv region with missiles and UAVs: at least one person was injured.

Photo from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv region

Olena Gubenko, 59, carries one of her dogs from a basement as she evacuates with them from the village of Ruski Tyshky, the Kharkiv region, due to constant Russian shellings. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

Ukrainian soldiers learn to operate the FPV drones at the military training center in the Zaporizhzhia region. June 2024.

By Elena Tita

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stand by the bonfire after sunset somewhere in the Ukrainian forest.

Photo from the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade named after Prince Volodymyr Monomakh

Children play football in Kharkiv with destroyed civilian infrastructure in the background. June 2024.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Azov Brigade servicemen hold flares during the funeral of Nazar Hryntsevych, callsign “Grinka”, at a cemetery in Vinnytsia. Ukrainian defender of the Azov Brigade was killed on the battlefield fighting with Russian forces. June 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

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