The Kharkiv regional police department informed this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
"As of 09:00 on March 7, 209 people were killed in artillery shelling and fighting, of whom were 133 civilians, including five children," the report says.
It is noted that since February 24, resisting the Russian forces, Kharkiv region has lost 41 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, four police officers, eight National Guard members, four employees of the State Border Guard Service, four employees of the Kharkiv National University of Air Force, a member of the Security Service of Ukraine and 14 members of the territorial defense.
During the shelling by the enemy, 443 people were injured, of whom 319 were civilians.
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.