TOP NEWS: Russia continues to fire missiles and artillery at Kyiv, the occuoants fired six missiles at Lviv, in Kharkiv the enemy shelled Barabashovo, the largest market in Eastern Europe, and another US citizen was killed by Russia in Chernihiv. In addition, Russia is recruiting Hezbollah militants to its war against Ukraine.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Consequences of the Russian strike on one of the residential areas of Kiev
Russia shelled Sviatoshynskyi district in Kyiv, killing two people
On March 17, the Sviatoshynskyi district of Kyiv was again under enemy attack. One of the shells hit the warehouse. As a result, several fires occurred. At least two people were killed.
Russian troops shelled another residential area of Kyiv
On March 18, the enemy again fired on a residential area in the Podilskyi district. 98 people were evacuated, 12 people were rescued, and one person killed.
The enemy fired on Novi Petrivtsi near Kyiv: a child was killed
A two-year-old child died, four people were injured as a result of the Novi Petrivtsi village shelling – the National Police in the Kyiv region.
Russian missiles hit Lviv
Several missiles hit the aircraft repair plant. The buildings were destroyed.
In Chernihiv, a murdered family was found after Russian airstrike
In Chernihiv, rescuers found the bodies of five people: three-year-old twins, their 12-year-old older sister, and their parents. All the family members died due to a Russian airstrike on a dormitory.
A US citizen died in Chernihiv as a result of Russian attacks
On March 17, the occupiers fired heavy artillery at Chernihiv, killing and injuring civilians. Among those killed was US citizen James Whitney Hill.
In Kharkiv, the enemy shelled the largest market in Eastern Europe “Barabashovo”
Russian troops fired on the market, probably from the Soviet truck-mounted multiple rocket launcher The BM-21 “Grad”.
Barabashovo is a marketplace where about 15,000 entrepreneurs operate.
The Russians shelled the town of Merefa near Kharkiv: 21 people died
On March 17, the occupiers fired artillery at the town of Merefa in the Kharkiv region. The school and the house of culture were destroyed. The shelling killed 21 people, wounded 25.
Also, Russia targeted a kindergarten in Kharkiv.
The occupiers captured the head of the community in Kharkiv region
The occupiers took as a hostage Viktor Tereshchenko, the head of the Velykoburlutska community, while he was at work. This is the fourth abduction of the mayor in a week.
Ukrainians rescue pets from Russian attacks
These beautiful and brave girls are busy rescuing cats from Kyiv despite constant Russian attacks on the city.
80-90% of Mariupol has already been destroyed due to Russian bombings
350-400 thousand people have remained in Mariupol before the Russian blockade. No plant is operating in the city, the Azovstal plant has been completely bombed. There is no water or food.
Mariupol medics, saving lives under bombardments, are calling for help.
30,000 people managed to evacuate from besieged Mariupol
Each day Russian occupants drop on the city from 50 to 100 bombs.
Residents describe fleeing the southern port city, which has been shelled relentlessly by Russian forces.
Toy bridge between Ukraine and Romania
Each child who comes from Ukraine can take a toy from there, to enter the country with a nice thought.
Russia recruits Hezbollah militants
Russia is recruiting foreign mercenaries. About 1,000 volunteers from the so-called Bashar al-Assad and Hezbollah armies have already been recruited.