Russia attacks Ukraine: live update, April 2022


19:33 head of Kharkiv regional administration Oleh Syniehubov

On Sunday evening, the Russian troops launched an attack on Slobidskyi district of Kharkiv. At least 23 people including children were injured, there are casualties. The casualty report will be updated.

19:30 head of Mykolayiv regional administration Vitaliy Kim

At least one civilian was killed, and 14 more were injured as Russia launched an attack on Mykolayiv on April 3.

 19:20 Suspilne, Ukraine’s public broadcaster

In Balakliya, Kharkiv region, the Russian forces fired at an evacuation bus sent to pick up hospital medics and patients. The bus driver was killed.  

17:33 Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova

The bodies of 410 civilians have been removed from retaken areas of Kyiv region. 

13:47 head of Donetsk regional administration Pavlo Kyrylenko

As many as 120,000 people remain in Mariupol. Ninety per cent of the city is destroyed.   

12:19 Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba

Bucha massacre was deliberate. Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands devastating sanctions to be imposed on Russia immediately. 


In Kakhovka, Kherson region, citizens rallied to protest the occupation. The Russian troops opened fire on civilians and used stun grenades to break up the rally. 

11:21 mayor of Lozova Serhiy Zelenskyi

Six civilians were wounded as Russia launched attacks on Lozova, in Kharkiv region, all in serious condition. Four people were wounded in the first attack, and two in the second attack. 

09:30 Suspilne, mayor of Irpin Oleksandr Markushyn

At least 200 civilians were killed under the Russian occupation in Irpin, in Kyiv region.

“We do not know the exact number of casualties. Citizens buried them near apartment buildings, schools, and in parks. The toll exceeds 200,” Markushyn said. 

07:06 mayor of Odesa Hennadiy Trukhanov

Russia conducted an air strike on Odesa. Ukraine’s air defense system downed part of the missiles. The attack caused fire in a number of areas. There were no casualties, preliminary reports said.