TOP NEWS: Russian soldiers are shooting at citizens during the evacuation in Irpin, Mariupol and Sumy, rocket attack on Vinnytsia, pro-Ukrainian protests in the occupied cities, foreign volunteer soldiers start arriving in Ukraine.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: A 18-month-old child was killed in a shooting in Mariupol
During the war Russians killed more than 2000 civilians, among them 18 children.
An 18-month-old child was killed in a shooting in Mariupol.— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) March 5, 2022
📷 Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Photo pic.twitter.com/1WK751rrg7
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Several thousands of Ukrainians went to a rally in Nova Kakhovka
Ukrainian protests continue in the cities occupied by Russia.
The whole city center in Nova Kakhovka is in blue and yellow colors. Russian soldiers run away from the crowd. Protests also took place in Chongar (Crimea).
Russia can cause a huge ecological catastrophe
Russian troops used GRAD missiles to shell Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology with a nuclear facility inside. It has 37 active nuclear elements. Its damage will lead to an ecological nuclear catastrophe. The only way to stop this is to #closethesky over Ukraine.
Russian troops used GRAD missiles to shell Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology with a nuclear facility inside. It has 37 active nuclear elements. Its damage will lead to an ecological nuclear catastrophe. The only way to stop this is to #closethesky over Ukraine pic.twitter.com/8mUWBI7gkO— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) March 6, 2022
Russia shelled civilians during evacuation
The most disgusting Russian crimes of March 6 took place in Ukrainian cities where evacuation was carried on.
Ukrainian authorities tried to evacuate civilians from Irpin near Kyiv. But the aggressor fired mortars at civilians. 8 people were murdered, including two children. In Mariupol, Russians have several times disrupted the “green corridor” and shelled civilians.
There is no ability to safely evacuate from Sumy, Okhtyrka, Trostyanets, Lebedyn and other cities of the Sumy region. Russian soldiers shelled Ukrainians as well.
Two children and their parents were killed while evacuating from Irpin. The Russian troops opened fire on civilians as they attempted to flee the city.— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) March 6, 2022
How many more people will die before the world comes to its senses and enforces a no-fly zone over Ukraine? #closethesky pic.twitter.com/RbSKZeTQAd
Russian airstrike on Vinnytsya
Russian terrorists fired eight missiles on Vinnytsya. So the airport was completely destroyed. Russia continues to destroy Ukrainian infrastructure and cities to paralyze citizens’ lives. One person was killed as a result of atack.
Ukraine insists that NATO should close the sky to provide protection for civilians.
Aslo Russia is planning to fire missiles on Odesa, said Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky.
20 thousands of foreing volunteers are ready to come to Ukraine to fight Russia
Volunteers from 52 countries are ready to come to Ukraine to protect our country from Russian aggression. This is another proof that the free world stands with Ukraine. 20 thousand volunteers can join the foreign legion.
Soon 3,000 well-trained American soldiers will arrive in our country. They have responded to Ukraine’s call and will join the foreign legion to fight Russia.
Ukrainian defenders started counterattack near Mariupol and in Luhansk region
Despite the long siege of Mariupol by Russian invaders, today Mariupol’s defense forces have started a successful counterattack. About 10 military vehicles and 30 Russian soldiers were destroyed. Two soldiers were taken as prisoners. Captured occupiers call on Russian soldiers to stop execution of criminal orders.
Also, Ukrainian defenders successfully counterattacked in Luhansk region, destroying military vehicles and about 40 Russian soldiers. In addition, Ukraine already has complete control over Chuguiv (Kharkiv region).
Russia openly announces new strikes against Ukraine
❗️Russia openly announces new strikes against Ukrainian Defense-industrial complex— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) March 6, 2022
"As part of demilitarization of Ukraine, the 🇷🇺 armed forces will use high-precision weapons to strike Ukrainian enterprises of the defense-industrial complex." - Ministry of Defense of the RF
Russia is preparing provocations
Russia keeps cynically violating international law. According to intelligence, Russia is preparing shelling of residential neighborhoods of Russian cities near the Ukrainian border in order to accuse the Ukrainian military.
Russia keeps cynically violating international law. According to intelligence, Russia is preparing shelling of residential neighborhoods of Russian cities near the Ukrainian border in order to accuse of this the Ukrainian military. #StopRussia pic.twitter.com/dXBKEU3K25— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) March 6, 2022
100 thousands of Ukrainian have returned from abroad and 100 thousands of Ukrainian have joined the territorial defense forces
More than 100,000 people returned to Ukraine from February 25 to March 5. Most of them are men of military age who have returned to defend Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion, 100,000 Ukrainians have joined the territorial defense. After the war, territorial defense will become a part of Ukraine’s defense system.
Losses of the enemy surpass 11 thousands soldiers
More than 11 thousands of Russian soldiers have been killed since the start of the Russian invasion. Ukrainian defenders also have destroyed about three hundred Russian tanks, more than 90 helicopters and aircraft.
The hospitals are overcrowded with Russian wounded soldiers in occupied Crimean cities of Armyansk, Krasnoperekopsk and Dzhankoy. There are about one thousand or one thousand and a half in each city.
Today Ukraine has destroyed at least several enemies’ aircraft near Kharkiv and under the Black sea.
#StopRussia War Map. Day 11
Russians do not control territories in the north, east, and south, they only control roads marked in red, facing fierce opposition from local Ukrainian citizens.
War map. Day 11.— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) March 6, 2022
Important: Russians do not control territories in the north, east, and south, they only control roads marked in red, facing fierce opposition from local Ukrainian citizens.#StopRussia #RussiaInvadedUkraine pic.twitter.com/HS6JBhRnmg