226 Ukrainian children were killed by Russians during the full-scale invasion

Maxim Tucker

As of the morning of May 9, 2022, more than 641 children suffered in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation – 226 children were killed and more than 415 received injuries of varying severity.

This was reported by the Office of the Prosecutor General.

Children suffered the most in Donetsk region – 139, Kyiv region – 116, Kharkiv region – 99, Chernihiv region – 68, Kherson region – 46, Mykolaiv region – 44, Luhansk region – 44, Zaporizhzhia region – 28, Sumy region – 17, Kyiv city – 16, Zhytomyr region – 15

These data are not conclusive, as inspection of sites of active hostilities and liberated settlements and receiving information on the temporarily occupied territories are underway.

  • On May 8, it became known about the death of a 13-year-old girl who was in one of the cars of a convoy of private cars, which on May 4 were fired upon by the occupiers in the Chuhuiv district of Kharkiv region.
  • On May 7, two girls aged 9 and 13 were wounded by enemy troops in the villages of Bilohorivka and Shypilove in the Luhansk region.

As a result of the constant bombing and shelling of Ukrainian towns and villages by the Russian armed forces, 1,635 educational institutions were damaged, 126 of them were completely destroyed.