Russia attacks Ukraine: live update, April 2022

🟡 10.04.2022

23:18 Head of Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration Vitalii Kim

There was a loud explosion in Mykolaiv. The security guard is wounded by broken glass. Details of the explosion are being clarified. The forest fire was extinguished. Radiation within the norm.

22:58 Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavlo Kyrylenko

According to the latest data, 57 people died, including 5 children, and 114 were injured as a result of the Russian missile hitting the Kramatorsk railway station.

21:23 Head of the Lviv Regional Military Administration Maksym Kozytskyi

About 50 people with mine and explosive injuries, shrapnel wounds, and amputated limbs were evacuated from Lysychansk, Bakhmut, Popasna, Sloviansk, and other cities of Luhansk and Donets region to the Lviv region. All evacuees are provided with the necessary treatment by the region’s medical staff. The oldest patient is 92 years old.

20:52 Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine

A criminal proceeding has been instituted over an airstrike on the Dnipro International Airport.

According to the investigation, on April 10, 2022, the Russian Armed Forces carried out a targeted rocket attack on the Dnipro International Airport. As a result of an airstrike by the Russian occupiers, guided missiles destroyed the facility and infrastructure near the airport.

According to preliminary data, six rescuers were injured when they came under repeated fire during the dismantling of the debris. The victims were hospitalised.

19:09 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba

If negotiations prevent such massacre as were in Bucha or Kramatorsk, they should be conducted.

“Whatever Russia is planning to do, we have our strategy and this strategy is based on the assumption that, on the confidence that we will win this war and we will liberate our territories. Time is important, but we don’t calculate how much time – how much time it will take,” stated Kuleba.

17:14 Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhii Haidai

In the morning, houses in the new part of Sievierodonetsk were on fire. In the afternoon, the Russian army opened fire all over the city. Many windows of residential buildings were broken, where they remained before. Two residential buildings and a private clinic were severely damaged. The social and critical infrastructure of Sievierodonetsk is almost destroyed.

17:05 Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova

Russia has begun issuing passports to Ukrainian citizens who have been forcibly deported to various regions of the aggressor country. 

By intimidating the most vulnerable categories of people – women, people with disabilities, and pensioners – the aggressor’s authorities received from them almost 14 thousand applications for Russian citizenship and issued 12 thousand passports.

Forced passportization is illegal and is a direct violation of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War.

15:30 Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova

According to the Office of the Prosecutor General, Ukrainian law enforcement confirmed the deaths of 1,222 Kyiv region residents at the hands of the Russian occupiers.

15:20 Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Valentyn Reznichenko

The Russians again fired missiles at the region. Three strikes took place on the territory of the airport in the Dnipro. Five SES officers were injured.

14:28 Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Valentyn Reznichenko

The occupiers fired at the Dnipro again. Missiles hit the infrastructure facility and the airport. The number of victims is unknown.

“Both the airport and the infrastructure nearby were destroyed, but missiles do not stop flying,” said Reznichenko.

13:15 First Deputy Chairman of the Kherson Regional Council Yurii Sobolevskyi

In Kherson, on the square near the Yuvileinyi Cinema and Concert Hall, residents gathered for a peaceful rally, which was dispersed by the Russian military. Dozens of men gathered in Nova Kakhovka, Kherson Region, for a pro-Russian rally

“The occupiers are firing on the Ukrainian rally and dispersing it en masse, and they are honestly guarding the pro-Russian rally on the perimeter. What are you afraid of? Peaceful Ukrainians? They will demolish your “orda”? One must understand and remember that the Kherson region simply does not surrender. Kherson region is Ukraine,” stated Sobolevskyi.

12:03 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba

“Bucha did not happen in one day. For many years, Russian political elites and propaganda have been inciting hatred, dehumanizing Ukrainians, nurturing Russian superiority, and laying ground for these atrocities. I encourage scholars around the globe to research what led to Bucha.”

10:10 General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Russia has lost more than 19.3 thousand troops, 152 aircraft, and almost 2,000 armored combat vehicles in Ukraine.

8:37 Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Valentyn Reznichenko

During the past 24 hours, Russian troops carried out several missile strikes, one person was injured. “For our region, it was a time of anti-records. Air-raid sirens sounded almost every hour. Unfortunately, there were hits on different districts,” said Reznichenko.

8:22 The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia 

Estonia has provided Ukraine with more than 10 tons of aid needed to repair power grids damaged by the fighting. 

8:16 Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhii Haidai

On Sunday morning, April 10, the Russian army struck at civilian infrastructure in Sievierodonetsk, shelling school and apartment buildings.

6:09 Minister of Internal Affairs Denys MonastyrskyiThe Russians left tripwire mines even in washing machines of houses on previously occupied territories. Invaders were installing them where they lived or stayed overnight, in particular in the apartments of Ukrainian police, rescuers, and military, both at the entrances and near the fences. The Russians found out about the inhabitants when they looted abandoned houses. The explosives were also left in the cars.