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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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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”.


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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A road sign damaged by cluster munition due to a Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

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