Ukraine’s civilian casualties
Renowned for his pro-Ukrainian stance, Stepan Podolchak, a Ukrainian priest, firmly refused the demands of the Russian occupation administration to convert to the Moscow Patriarchate.
A Russian air bomb struck a vehicle, killing the couple inside and their 17-year-old relative.
A 21-year-old woman, the mother of the deceased child, sustained injuries, and two additional women also suffered wounds.
A 39-year-old man was killed due to a shell directly hitting his house.
Over the past 24 hours, Russian forces launched 132 shells at the Kherson Oblast, including 32 shells directed at Kherson city itself.
Russian forces launched more than 1,500 attacks on over 570 settlements in Ukraine last week, most of them in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
Russo-Ukrainian war, day 684: Russia launches missile attack across Ukraine, causing casualties and destruction
Russia launched another deadly missile attack across Ukraine on 8 January, striking civilian areas and killing at least four and injuring 34. Ukraine has downed 25 out of 63 Russian Kinzhal hypersonic missiles launched since the invasion began.
Additionally, at least eight civilians were also injured.
The shelling killed a 45-year-old man and wounded two more civilians, including a 16-year-old teenager,
In Veletenske, a Russian artillery barrage demolished a private home, fatally trapping a 73-year-old woman under the rubble.
The UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission has confirmed that more than 10,000 civilians, including at least 560 children, have been killed in Ukraine since 24 February 2022, with an additional 18,500 injuries reported.
The shelling damaged a hospital, an administrative building, and at least 15 residential buildings and destroyed eight vehicles, including an ambulance.
Russian soldiers murdered nine family members, including children aged five and nine, after they refused to vacate their house for use by the Russian army. Warning: sensitive content.
The Russian army fired four aerial bombs and dropped explosives from a drone on the Beryslav district of Kherson Oblast.
On 15 October, two people died, including a 14-year-old boy, and three were injured, including two children, in mine explosions in three oblasts of Ukraine.
The air bomb strike destroyed a private house, killing 57-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, and injuring 65-year-old woman.
On 13 October, the Russian army attacked Pokrovsk, Donetsk Oblast, hitting the social protection department building with about 50 people inside.
Russian troops repeatedly shelled residential areas of Kherson, damaging apartment buildings, educational institutions, civilian infrastructure, and a church.
Russian shelling of Kherson damaged residential buildings, a kindergarten, and private houses.
Almost each day Russian forces shell settlements of Kherson Oblast, killing and injuring civilians. On 21 September, the shelling claimed the lives of six people.