16 innocent children were killed by the invading Russian troops during this horrendous war.
Some of these heartbreaking images are truly horrifying. Many of these images are so graphically disturbing that they can’t be published here.
Their parents insist that the world sees what Vladimir Putin has done to their families.
The Russian army is allegedly using banned cluster bombs. One of these bombs struck a kindergarten, killing two adults and one child.
Today, another explosion took place in Kharkiv. Some of the most shocking scenes were captured with permission from doctors.
A 6-year-old girl was killed wearing pink unicorn pyjamas.
The unnamed girl died when a shell hit her parents’ apartment in Mariupol.
Despite all her efforts to save her, she passed away.
A doctor wearing blue scrubs and pumping oxygen to the girl during the rescue attempt, looked directly into the camera that captured the scene.
He shouts furiously: “Show this to Putin. The eyes of this child, and crying doctors.”
A woman, believed to be her mum, is carrying the girl’s slippers, a pompom scarf and bobble hat.
Then the girl’s dad, holding his lifeless child’s hand, as the paramedic performs CPR on her tiny body.
He is covered in blood and crying. The team of doctors takes her to the hospital.
Seven doctors are working on her body, still being held by her praying father.
The last image shows the child lying on a gurney alone in an empty ward after he was declared dead.
Her and 15 other victims paid the ultimate price.
Another 112 people were injured, some with life-altering injuries.
The Deputy Mayor in Kyiv shared a photo with Polina, an 11-year old girl who was hit and killed while riding in a car along with her family.
She was in her last year in primary school when she lost her battle to escape the capital by driving with her parents.
Her younger brother, and sister, were taken to hospital where they are currently in intensive care.
The mayor declared: “Her name was Polina. She studied in the 4th grade of school in Kyiv.
“This morning on Teligi her and her parents were shot by Russian DRG.”
Alisa Hlans, seven years old, was also killed in the Okhtyrka cluster bomb attack.
Amnesty International stated that cluster bombs, which are multiple explosive submunitions with lethal consequences, were being used.
Agnes Callamard, secretary general, said: “There is no possible justification for dropping cluster munitions in populated areas, let alone near a school.”
She tweeted: “Cluster munitions kill child and two other civilians taking shelter at a preschool in Ukraine.
“This attack bears all the hallmarks of Russia use of this banned and inherently indiscriminate weapon, and shows flagrant disregard for civilian life.”
Another boy was killed when a block of flats caught fire after being shelled in Chuhuiv, a small town outside Ukraine’s second city Kharkiv.
Children including those diagnosed with cancer were moved to the basement of Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital Fighting was fiercest in the eastern city of Kharkiv.
Anton Herashchenko, an adviser to Kyiv’s interior minister said Russian troops had bombarded residential areas with Grad missiles, saying: “Dozens have been killed and hundreds wounded!
“The whole world must see this horror! Death to the occupiers!”
Although fighting continued in the country, the Russian air blitz was not carried out as planned.
Although Kyiv was quiet overnight, there was a massive Russian buildup of tanks about 20 miles to its north.
Chernihiv was in the north east, and suffered heavy shelling overnight from Russian troops. However, it remained in Ukrainian hands.
Mariupol residents claimed that the port city at the sea of Azov had been surrounded by Russian forces, and was under heavy attack.
The Ministry of Defence posted an intelligence update about the situation.
It said: “The bulk of Putin’s ground forces remain more than 30km to the north of Kyiv their advance having been slowed by Ukrainian forces defending Hostomel airfield, a key Russian objective for day one of the conflict.
The unprovoked invasion by Russian forces under President Vladimir Putin of Ukraine has caused bloodshed and chaos.
With Putin’s troops bombarding cities in Ukraine, and the nation’s military vowing to fight until the last man to defend their country, observers worry that the death toll could be huge.
The Ukraine’s Health Minister reported on Sunday, February 27th that at least 352 Ukrainian civiliansMore than 1000 people were also injured and killed in the Russian invasion.
On Monday, February 28, President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine declared 4,500 Russian soldiersSeveral people have been killed.
He said, “He added that.” 16 Ukrainian childrenIn the last four days, there have been 45 deaths and 45 injuries.
Although these claims are not yet independently verified, a UN human rights monitoring team has confirmed them. 376 civilian deathsUkraine includes 94 deathsA UN report was released Monday, three days after clashes.
It claimed that fighting had begun “severe humanitarian consequences”There are also the possibility of additional casualties.
Michelle Bachelet, UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet stated Monday that at minimum 102 civiliansSince Russia invaded Ukraine last Thursday, 304 people have been injured and 107 people have been killed. But the true number is unknown. “considerably higher”.
Bachelet spoke at the opening session in Geneva of the Human Rights Council. “Most of these civilians were killed by explosive weapons with a wide impact area, including shelling from heavy artillery and multi-launch rocket systems, and air strikes. The real figures are, I fear, considerably higher.”
“Heavy fighting continues around Chernihiv and Kharkiv however both cities remain under Ukrainian control.
“Logistical failures and staunch Ukrainian resistance continue to frustrate the Russian advance.
“Despite continued attempts to suppress details of the conflict from the Russian population, the Russian Armed Forces has for the first time been forced to acknowledge suffering casualties.”
Kira Rudik (the leader of Voice in the parliament) stated that one female Ukrainian MP, Kira Rudik was certain she could shoot a Russian soldier when one visited her home.
She stated: “I don’t have any plans to leave. This is my city, this is my country, and I plan to defend it for as long as will be needed.
“There is no chance that some Russian crazy dictator would be able to push me away from where I live and where I love.”
Rudik is among many who took up the offer to arm, with military forces looking for key positions.
She stated: “We received rifles in the Ukrainian parliament and for the last couple of days I was training to use it, so right now I’m pretty confident I would be able to shoot somebody if they come to my home.
“I assembled a resistance crew which now consists of 15 people, and we were able to stand up for ourselves and help our army patrol the streets.”
Tonight it emerged Ukrainian soldiers who were reportedly killed on Snake island are still alive, according to a statement posted on Facebook by Ukraine’s naval services.
“We are very happy to learn that our brothers are alive and well,”According to the statement.
It continued: “The sailors rebuked twice the attacks of the Russian invaders but could no longer continue to protect the island.”
Ukrainian officials said approximately 5,300 Russian troops have been killed and claimed that 191 tanks, 29 fighter jets, 29 helicopters and 816 armoured personnel carriers have been destroyed by Ukraine’s forces.
The United Nations’ refugee agency said 422,000 people have fled Ukraine to neighbouring countries.