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09:33

In Ukraine, 572 children suffered as a result of full-scale armed aggression by the Russian Federation. – Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine

09:37

The Italian parliament almost unanimously supported sending weapons to Ukraine. – Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi

09:40

As of April 18, more than 1.4 million people in Ukraine are registered as internally displaced persons. – Press Service of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine

09:48

As a result of intense fighting in Ukraine, which led to the destruction of water and electricity networks, 4.6 million people in Ukraine have limited access to water. A total of 6 million people struggle daily for access to drinking water. – UNICEF Ukraine

10:30

Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from February 24 to April 19 (approximate): 20800 servicemen; 802 tanks; 2063 armoured vehicles; 386 artillery systems; 132 multiple rocket launchers; 67 anti-aircraft systems; 169 aircraft; 150 helicopters; 1495 military vehicles; 8 military boats/ships; 76 fuel tanks; 158 tactical UAVs; 27 special equipment units; 4 SAMs – Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff.

 

11:10

On the morning of April 19, Russian shelling of residential areas in the Kharkiv region killed five civilians and wounded 17 others. – Head of Kharkiv regional military administration Oleh Sinehubov

12:23

In the course of the investigation, 13 graves with the bodies of civilians were discovered in Irpen, which had been liberated from Russian troops. – Director of the State Bureau of Investigation of Ukraine Oleksii Sukhachev

12:27

In Mariupol, a new wave of looting by Russian troops has emerged due to the rotation of Russian troops. They are breaking into surviving apartments and removing property. – Advisor to the Mayor of Mariupol Petro Andriuschenko

12:32

Russian troops are digging trenches and installing missile systems on the territory of the seaside resort area in seized Kyrylivka in Zaporizhzhia region. – Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration

14:10

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, there have been 147 attacks on medical facilities. – The Head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adanom Gebrecius

15:16

The 5th exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia has taken place today. 60 servicemen have returned home, including 10 officers, and 16 civilians. – Iryna Vereshchuk, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine

16:11

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian aggressors have killed more than 1,000 civilians in the Kyiv region. – Andrii Niebytov, Kyiv regional police chief

16:38

As of April 19, 155 cases of abduction of civilians by Russian troops have been registered in the Zaporizhzhia region. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

16:54

Russian occupiers are forcibly mobilizing the civilian population in the occupied territories of the Kharkiv region, in the city of Izium. – Liudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

17:39

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine (as of April 19), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 2,104 deaths and 2,862 injuries to civilians in Ukraine [conservative estimates, real numbers are likely higher]. – OHCHR

18:28

Russian troops have shelled Kharkiv: the number of casualties has increased to 24 people. 3 citizens have died, and 21 are injured. – Press service of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration

19:00

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the city of Marinka in the Donetsk region. As a result of the successful counter-offensive of the Ukrainian army, Russian occupiers have suffered losses and retreated. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

19:54

Russian aggressors have used cluster bombs in the city of Zelenodolsk in the Dnipropetrovsk region (banned by international conventions). Local residential buildings, one educational establishment, and a children’s playground have been destroyed. There is no information about casualties at the moment. – Press Service of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Prosecutor’s Office

20:38

Rocket attack on the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region. 1 person has died, and 3 people have been injured. In addition, Russian aggressors have dropped a bomb near the Azovstal metallurgical plant in Mariupol. There is no information about casualties at the moment. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

21:18

According to preliminary calculations, nearly $ 1 billion is needed to rebuild the entire infrastructure of the Irpin community after large-scale destruction by Russian occupiers. – Ruslan Stefanchuk, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

22:16

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has decided to provide additional military aid to Ukraine. – Ministry of Defence of Finland

See the war

Trenches near Bakhmut. In the cold and mud, Ukrainian soldiers fight the Russian invaders back.

By Victor Borinets

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

Serhii was only 2 days old, when his life was cynically taken by a Russian missile. It crashed into the hospital’s maternity ward in Vilniansk, the Zaporizhzhia region. November 2022.

By Heidi Levine for The Washington Post

The eyes of Ukrainian defenders.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

After retreating from Kherson, Russian forces began to shell the residential areas of the city. Dozens of people wounded or killed.

By Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

13-year-old Hlib in the center of Kherson just a day after the liberation.

By Andras D. Hajdu / NRK

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