The war in Ukraine: “before it really froze”, the worst humanitarian situation

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  • The Russian military has been fighting since Friday Like Mariupol, there are at least 300,000 residents under siege Since three weeks ago. Street battles are taking place near the city center as fifty to one hundred bombs are dropped daily on residential areas with hundreds of bombs and rockets. Not far away, one of Europe’s most important metallurgical plants, Azovstell, was destroyed on Saturday.“Big economic losses” For Ukraine “said the Ukrainian MP.
  • Mayor Mariupol accused Russia of forcibly relocating residents In its own territory. Olena Zhelenska, wife of the President of Ukraine, has appealed for help in forming the World Council of Churches. “True Humanitarian Corridors”. Finally, a group of nineteen children, mostly orphans, were trapped in a critical condition at a health center in Mariupol.
  • The airstrikes on Mykolayiv took place one after the other at a steady paceDozens of soldiers were killed in an attack on army camps in a town in the south of the country, according to the region’s governor. According to Ukrainian officials, the city, nicknamed the “Armor” of Odessa (the largest strategic port 130 kilometers west), resists and prevents attacks by Russian troops.
  • The bombings did not stop in the capital, Kyiv, or in Kharkiv, A large Russian-speaking city in the Northeast, has killed at least 500 people since the start of the war, according to official Ukrainian figures. A man and a 9-year-old child were killed in the shelling, local officials said Saturday.
  • Saturday, Russian Defense Ministry The previous day Kinzal had announced the use of hypersonic missiles To destroy the underground arsenal in western Ukraine. Russia has not yet used the missile during the two conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. This type of missile, highly maneuverable, violates all anti-aircraft defense systems, according to Moscow.
  • War in Ukraine Forced more than 3.3 million Ukrainians – 90 % Women and children – have to leave the country, According to the United Nations. About 6.5 million people are believed to have been internally displaced.
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