Russians killed 240 Ukrainian children during the full-scale invasion

Photo: Olexiy Samsonov

As of the morning of May 26, 2022, more than 676 children ыгааукув in Ukraine as a result of full-scale armed aggression by the Russian Federation. According to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 240 children were killed and more than 436 injured.

This was reported by the Office of the Prosecutor General.

The most affected children were in Donetsk region – 151, Kyiv region – 116, Kharkiv region – 105, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 50, Kherson region – 49, Mykolaiv region – 45, Zaporizhzhia region – 28, Sumy region – 17, Kyiv city – 16, Zhytomyr region – 15.

These data are not conclusive, as work is underway to establish the facts in places of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

  • During recording of criminal offenses it became known that as a result of attack of civilian cars by the enemy in the Mykolaiv district of ​​the Mukolaiv region two children were lost.
  • It also became known that a 16-year-old girl was injured during the shelling of Mariupol, Donetsk region.
  • On May 24 due to shelling by Russian troops with. A 6-year-old girl was seriously injured in Krasnohorivka, Ocheretyne community, Donetsk region, with lower limb amputation.
  • On May 24, a 9-year-old child was seriously injured by shelling in Balaklia, Kharkiv Oblast.

As a result of the bombing and shelling of Ukrainian towns and villages by the armed forces of the Russian Federation, 1,883 educational institutions were damaged. At the same time, 178 of them were completely destroyed.