Russian troops continue missile, artillery strikes on cities, villages in Ukraine - General Staff

Russian troops continue missile, artillery strikes on cities, villages in Ukraine - General Staff

Since the start of the day, March 7, Russian troops have continued launching missile and artillery strikes on the populated areas in Ukraine.

According to Ukrinform, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote this on Facebook.

"Today is the twelfth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people against the Russian military invasion. The enemy continues its offensive operation against Ukraine. Since the start of the day, the Russian occupiers continued to launch missile and artillery strikes on the populated areas of Ukraine,” the report says.

It is noted that the invaders use the airfield network of the Republic of Belarus to carry out air strikes on Ukraine.

Thus, the occupiers violate the rules of international humanitarian law, firing upon civilians, "green corridors", taking women and children hostage, deploying military equipment, ammunition in residential areas of cities, artificially creating a humanitarian crisis in the occupied territories.

The city of Irpin remains without electricity, water and heat supply for more than three days, with no food or water available. The occupiers barred residents from leaving their homes.

In addition, in social networks, the enemy continues to distribute fake content, which negatively covers the activities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

"Ukraine’s defense forces carry out defense operations in all directions of the enemy's advance. The enemy continues suffering heavy losses in manpower, ground equipment and means of air attack. Russian soldiers are being taken prisoner,” the report says.

As reported, on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared war on Ukraine and launched a large-scale invasion. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure. Missiles hit residential buildings.

Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced.

Ukraine officially filed a lawsuit against the Russian Federation with the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague.


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