Russian troops continue a strategic offensive operation against Ukraine. In particular, over the past day, the enemy tried to advance towards Kyiv, but the attempts were unsuccessful.
An artillery unit of the 128th Separate Mountain Assault Zakarpattia Brigade destroyed a pontoon crossing of the Russian army in the combat zone.
In the towns of Severodonetsk, Rubizhne, and Lysychansk in Luhansk region, dozens of residential buildings caught on fire at night as a result of the actions of Russian invaders.
Russian troops fired on people standing in queue for bread in a residential district in Chernihiv city, north Ukraine.
Russia’s attempts to redeploy mercenaries from Syria and Libya and parts of its units in the Far East to the war against Ukraine have been unsuccessful so far.
Russian invaders launched more than 50 attacks on Kharkiv over the past day.
Russian military launch airstrikes on Polohy district, Zaporizhzhia region.
As of the morning of March 16, 103 children have been killed since the start of Russia's war against Ukraine.
The occupiers have damaged 117 hospitals, seven of which are beyond repair. Forty-three ambulances came under fire.
Two-thirds of Russian invaders' missiles fired in Ukraine hit civilian buildings.
On the night of March 16, defenders of Chernihiv shot down a Russian Su-type bomber in the sky over the city.
Ukrainian military shot down an enemy missile in the sky over Cherkasy region. The missile fell on electric wires and set fire to the grass.
The historic center of Kharkiv city has been destroyed by Russian invaders’ shelling.
As of March 16, Russian troops continue to detonate munitions and mines at the premises of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant they earlier seized.
The Russians are suffering losses near Chernihiv, having a hard time holding their ground.
At 5:00 am on Wednesday, March 16, in the south of Ukraine, the anti-aircraft missile unit of the Air Command South shot down two Russian Su-30SM supermaneuverable fighter jets.
The enemy forces are attempting to locate and destroy the air defense systems operating in Odesa region, in the south of Ukraine.
Ukraine has received no response from the International Committee of the Red Cross on humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians on March 16.
In a number of regions of Ukraine there is a threat of Russian occupiers planting mines on agricultural lands.
In the early hours of Wednesday, March 16, Russian troops for the first time opened fire on civilian infrastructure in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia.
Over the night, the Ukrainian Army ran offensive operations outside the country’s capital, having destroyed a sufficient number of the enemy’s military equipment and manpower.
Russian troops from February 24 to March 16 lost nearly 13,800 servicemen.
Kyiv Mayor and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitaliy Klitschko has stated that the Russian occupiers' plans to seize Kyiv will never be realized.
In response to the seizure of Ukraine’s Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant by Russian invaders, the Anonymous international hacker group has defaced the website of Rosatom, Russia’s nuclear energy operator, and its subsidiaries, getting hold of the company's security data.
A peacekeeping and humanitarian mission led by NATO or other organizations should be sent to operate in Ukraine.
NASA's Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS), which tracks large fires around the world, has taken images of destroyed Russian military helicopters at the Kherson International Airport in the village of Chornobaivka near Kherson.
More than 100,000 British citizens and organizations have expressed their readiness to host Ukrainian refugees.
Two people were injured after an enemy missile struck a residential building in the Shevchenkivsky district of the Ukrainian capital early on Wednesday.
It will take time for talks with Russia to end in Ukraine's interests.