Vadym Boychenko advised Ukranian TV that hundreds of youngsters, ladies and the aged got here underneath hearth as they arrived within the morning for a conceivable evacuation via a protected passage hall. Russia promised to forestall the shelling of Mariupol, a port town of 430,000, and Volnovakha, a town within the east, however violated the cease-fire.
The pinnacle of the Chernihiv area, north of Kyiv, stated Russia dropped robust bombs on residential spaces of town, situated north of Kyiv.
Vyacheslav Chaus posted a photograph of what he stated used to be an undetonated FAB-500, a Soviet-designed 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) air-dropped bomb.
“Most often this weapon is used towards military-industrial amenities and fortified constructions,” Chaus stated. “However in Chernihiv, towards residential spaces.”
The town, with a inhabitants of 290,000, has come underneath heavy hearth from Russian forces. Over the last day, 17 other folks within the area had been killed within the shelling, town executive stated Saturday.
Russian forces have seized two Ukrainian nuclear energy crops and are advancing towards a 3rd, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated throughout a decision with U.S. senators Saturday.
Zelenskyy stated the 3rd plant these days underneath risk is the Yuzhnoukrainsk nuclear energy plant, situated 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Mykolaiv, one in all a number of towns the Russians had been looking to stay encircled Saturday.