Fierce fighting and shelling continue in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv, Kyiv, and Chernihiv oblasts.
In Donetsk oblast, since the beginning of the war, Russian troops have not stopped shelling Mariupol and Volnovakha. Volnovakha is destroyed, there is no water, light, heat in the city, there is no food supply. City residents are being evacuated to safe settlements. Mariupol is also under constant fire, with the Russian military preventing the evacuation of residents and the restoration of damaged communications.
Other settlements in Donetsk oblast suffer from shelling by Russian troops. Yesterday the Russians fired on Mangush, today on Mayorsk and Krasnohorivka. A woman died in a shelling in Mayorsk. Avdiivka was also badly damaged by the shelling.
In Luhansk oblast, Russian troops shell Severodonetsk and nearby villages every day. Lysychansk, Popasna, and the Hirske community also suffer from shelling.
In Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts, civilians die every day under Russian shelling.
Russia continues to shell Chernihiv oblast. The destruction of the city center continues in Kharkiv.
Everywhere Russians are shooting at residential areas.
In Kherson oblast, the Russians seized administrative buildings in the city center.
Mykolayiv and Odesa oblasts are defending.
Kyiv oblast — Ukraine liberated Bucha and Irpin, the Russian military is hiding in settlements.
No regional center of Ukraine is under Russian control.
All regions of Ukraine are under the protection of the Armed Forces and territorial defense units. Local residents are also resisting and detaining saboteurs.
In his address to Ukrainians and the world today, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on Russians to start learning the words «reparation» and «contribution», which mean that Russia will pay our country for the damage caused during this war.
Today, the vast majority of the world's countries are on Ukraine's side. The supply of weapons continues, and tens of thousands of foreign nationals are entering Ukraine to join in defending our country from Russian reptiles.
The losses of the Russian army in Ukraine according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces from 24.02 to 03.03 were approximately:
- personnel — aprox. 9000
- tanks — 217
- APV — 900
- artillery systems — 90
- MLRS — 42
- Anti-aircraft warfare systems — 11
- aircraft — 30
- helicopters — 31
- vehicles — 374
- light speedboats — 2
- fuel tanks — 60
- UAV — 3
In fact, the numbers are higher, the exact calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities. Every hour the Ukrainian military destroys a large number of the human and technical arsenal of the enemy.