President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this, speaking at the all-Ukrainian action Children Unite Ukraine.
"Since 2014, 242 children have died at the hands of Russian aggressors," Poroshenko said.
In addition, the Head of the Ukrainian State noted, a large number of children died in Syria.
The President also mentioned the tragedy that had taken place in Russian town of Kemerovo on March 25.
"I want to extend my heartfelt condolences to the relatives and friends. It is very unfair when children pass away," Poroshenko stressed.
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