russian War Crimes in Ukraine: Update as of 8 June
For three months and fifteen days in a row, the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people have been resisting new and new attacks by the Russian occupiers in various directions. Ukraine appreciates all the assistance provided by international partners.
The Russian occupiers are using methods that violate the rules of war. They attack civilian infrastructure, killing and injuring civilians, including children, and make actions that can have regional and international consequences. We have prepared an update of such actions of the occupiers as of June 8.
According to the head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavlo Kyrylenko, on June 7 at least 4 civilians were killed and 7 were injured due to the shelling of New York, Chasiv Yar, and Pisky by the Russian invaders.
The head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhiy Haidai reported, that on June 7 the Russian troops assaulted Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, Zolote, and Vrubivka. At least 1 civilian was killed and 1 was injured and 25 civilian buildings were damaged or destroyed due to those attacks.
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According to the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Oleh Synehubov, on June 7 at least 5 civilians were killed and 12 were injured during the fire by the Russian occupiers at Kharkiv, Tsyrkuny, Cherkaska Lozova, Slatyne, Labiazhe, Pechenihy, and Korobochkine.
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The Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration reported, that on June 7 the Russian invaders shelled the residential quarters of Orikhiv, and Preobrazhenka. Several houses were damaged or destroyed; electricity supply facilities were ruined.
The head of the Mykolaiv Regional Council Hanna Zamazeeva reported, that on June 7 the Russian invaders shelled the residential quarters of Mykolaiv, as well as of Bereznehuvate, Shyroke, Snihurivka, Inhulka, Halitsynove and Pervomaisk Communities. At least 13 people were injured due to those attacks.