Despite the evidence documented by the media, Russia says it did not target civilians
Russia Hundreds of civilians were killed in a theater in Mariupol. Ukraine The government issued a statement on March 16. Tens of thousands of people remain under siege in Mariupol, a strategic port city on the Black Sea coast.
Deputy Mayor Sergey Orlov He said there could be up to 1,200 people in the theater. The US-based Mahar satellite imagery company said on March 14 that, of the building snowon the roof and The words “children” are written in capital letters in Russian on the back.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitri Kuleba He said the death toll was unknown and that Russia continued to fire on nearby neighborhoods.
Those standing in line for bread
“Another terrible war crime in Mariupol. Russia carried out a major attack on the Drama Theater, where hundreds of civilians were hiding. The building was completely destroyed. The Russians could not help but know that this is a civilian shelter. “ – Kuleba wrote in a tweet.
In the northern city of Chernigov, Russian forces stood in line for bread 10 killed someone.
Currently, 300,000 people in Mariupol are without water and electricity and reportedly left without gas. Ukraine Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk 400 employees at Mariupol Hospital and noted that the patient was still being held.
According to the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko according to, several residential buildings in the Podil area of the city came under fire from Russian forces. The area is located north of the city center, 2.5 kilometers from the “government quarter”.
The 35-hour curfew in Kiev ended on the morning of March 17.
“I think he is a war criminal,” he said. – Biden He announced the arms package to Ukraine on March 16.
So far, the US administration has not used the term, even when asked directly.
Russia says it has not targeted civilians, despite media reports.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov Biden’s statement was “unacceptable.” and unforgivable rhetoric, “Tass news agency reported.
The West has condemned the occupation and imposed tough financial sanctions on Moscow.