Russia 🇷🇺 fights Ukraine 🇺🇦
Viktor Liashko, head of the Ukrainian health ministry, says 198 civilians have been killed in the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.
The minister said on Saturday three children were among of those who died — according to Ukrinform, the country’s news agency.
He said 1,115 people were wounded, including 33 children.
“According to operational data, we have 198 dead at the hands of the gunpowder, including 3 children, 1,115 injured, 33 of which were children,” he said.
“Military defend the country with weapons in their hands, weapons of doctors are selfless labor. No one has been home for three days, and it won’t be soon. But we are ready and giving away. Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the ZSU.”
What was initially diplomatic tension between the two countries escalated when Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, announced the start of a special military operation in Donbas on Thursday.
Russian troops pressed towards Ukraine’s capital on Saturday — after a night of explos