TOP NEWS: Russia has been shelling Ukraine for 31 days, destroying Ukrainian cities and killing citizens. Russian rocket attacks hit Lviv and Rivne. Russia continues shelling of Luhansk and Donetsk regions, including with banned weapons. Slavutych is under Russian occupation now. Trostyanets in the northern region of Sumy had been regained by Ukrainian defenders. Russian troops pushed back more than 35-70 kilometers from Kyiv.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Joe Biden visited Ukrainian refugees who have fled to Poland
US President Joe Biden delivered a speech in Poland. He stated that Ukraine is now at the forefront of the struggle for democracy and freedom, and the United States will support Ukraine.
Russian rocket attacks hit Lviv
Four Russian rockets have struck Ukraine’s Lviv in one of the fiercest attacks on the western city. Two rockets struck a fuel depot on the city’s eastern outskirts, wounding five people, and two rockets later hit a military factory.
The fire was extinguished.
A Russian missile hit a fuel depot in the Rivne region
Several Russian rockets struck a fuel depot in Dubno, the Rivne region. As a result, Ukraine had to adjust the schedule of trains passing in the area.
The occupiers shelled Boyarka in the Kyiv region
On March 26, the Russian troops shelled the town of Boyarka near Kyiv. As a result of the shelling, four people were injured, including a child.
Russian troops have destroyed Drobytsky Yar Holocaust memorial near Kharkiv
The enemy fires prohibited cluster munitions on Donetsk region
The Russians shelled the residential area of Krasnohorivka from the multiple rocket launcher 9A52-4 Tornado. The occupiers used banned cluster munitions.
The occupiers attacked Lysychansk and Severodonetsk during the period of silence
The Russians shelled Lysychansk and Severodonetsk with tactical ballistic missiles and multiple rocket launchers “Grad”, breaking the silence. In Severodonetsk, a grocery store, residential and several houses caught fire. In Lysychansk, a house caught fire due to shelling and a mine was cut off from electricity.
Slavutych is under Russian occupation
The forces of the Ukrainian fighters defending Slavutych and the enemy turned out to be unequal. Three people were killed in fights with the occupiers.
During the day, residents of Slavutych took to the streets for a rally with Ukrainian flags. Brave Ukrainians faced down Russian gunfire and explosives.
In the Luhansk region, about 600 people were evacuated and 160 tons of aid were delivered
About 600 people were evacuated from towns and villages in the Luhansk region. People left Rubizhne, Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, Popasna, and Hirske by buses and their own cars. Ukrainian authorities also evacuated all the people out of the boarding school in the urban-type settlement of Nyzhne. The Russians shelled this boarding school several times.
300 people were evacuated in the Kyiv region
About 300 people arrived in Bilohorodka by 5 buses and 20 cars through the humanitarian corridor Severynivka-Bilohorodka.
Russian Forces allowed evacuation column from Mariupol to leave
After almost a day of blockade, the occupiers allowed an evacuation convoy from Mariupol to leave to Zaporizhzhia.
Biden: The United States will unwaveringly support Ukraine in everything until its victory
US President Joe Biden visited Ukrainian refugees who have fled to Poland and took part in a meeting of ministers of foreign affairs and ministers of defense. Biden assured that the United States will unwaveringly support Ukraine in everything until its victory.
Russian troops pushed back more than 70 kilometers from Kyiv
Russian troops have been pushed back in certain areas for more than 70 kilometers from the capital, Kyiv.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated several settlements in the Kharkiv region
The Ukrainian military is conducting a counteroffensive in the Kharkiv region. Defenders have already liberated several settlements.
Trostyanets in the northern region of Sumy had been regained
The town of Trostyanets in the Sumy Region was liberated from Russian occupation.