About it informs Office of the Attorney General.
“As of the morning of May 20, 2022, more than 659 children suffered in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to official figures from juvenile prosecutors, 232 children were killed and more than 427 were injured,” the statement said.
Children suffered the most in the Donetsk region – 145, Kyiv – 116, Kharkiv – 100, Chernihiv – 68, Kherson – 48, Lugansk – 47, Mykolaiv – 44, Zaporozhye – 28, Sumy – 17, in Kyiv – 16, Zhytomyr – fifteen.
As noted in the department, these figures are not final, since work is underway to establish them in places of active hostilities, in temporarily occupied and liberated territories.
On May 18, a teenager was killed as a result of the shelling of civilian infrastructure in Liman, Kramatorsk district, Donetsk region.
Due to the bombing and shelling of Ukrainian cities and villages by the armed forces of the Russian Federation, 1837 educational institutions were damaged. At the same time, 172 of them were completely destroyed.
At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military is committing thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.