These are some of the most important events related to the war in Ukraine.
Butsja is just the tip of the iceberg
The atrocities in the Ukrainian city of Potsja may be just a small part of the atrocities committed by Russian forces, according to the United States.
– We may have only seen the tip of the glacier based on the places we were able to get to. We were unable to reach large parts of the country where they also likely committed atrocities, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki says.
2. Rocket attacks in the west and north-east
The Ukrainian media reported that explosions were heard last night in the Lviv region in the west of the country and in Dnipropetrovsk in the southeast of the country. There were no reports of deaths or injuries.
Yesterday evening, the Russian authorities announced that Russian forces launched missile attacks in western and northeastern Ukraine, targeting military targets. The information has not been independently verified.
Nearly 4,000 . have been evacuated
3,846 civilians were evacuated from Ukrainian cities via humanitarian corridors yesterday, including 1,496 civilians from the besieged port city of Mariupol, according to figures from Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshuk.
Many civilians lost and killed
Up to 20 civilians were killed in Russian-occupied villages in Zaporizhia before Ukrainian forces regained control of the area, according to the provincial governor.
About 400 residents of the Kiev suburb of Hostomil went missing after 35 days of Russian occupation, according to the head of the local military administration.
Doctors Without Borders: bombing a hospital
The organization said that a hospital in Mykolaiv, Ukraine was attacked while four MSF staff were visiting on April 4. A nearby children’s hospital was also hit by what Doctors Without Borders described as a Russian attack. No one was killed or injured in the hospital, but outside, an MSF team found casualties and at least one person was killed. The information has not been independently verified.
6. The United States sends more missiles
US President Joe Biden has agreed to send a shipment of Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine. The value is 870 million Norwegian kroner. Ukraine has previously asked the United States to send this type of missile for use against Russian armored vehicles.
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