Kharkiv region

Russians killed Ukainian civilians in Kharkiv and Donetsk oblasts on July 11
News - 11 July 2024

Russians killed Ukainian civilians in Kharkiv and Donetsk oblasts on July 11

In Kherson, Russian forces used drones to drop explosives. It landed near a fire truck, wounding one firefighter and two civilians, according to the State Emergency Service on social networks

Russian Armed Forces struck Nova Poshta terminal in Kharkiv: one employee killed, nine civilians injured, including eight-month-old infant
News - 30 June 2024

Russian Armed Forces struck Nova Poshta terminal in Kharkiv: one employee killed, nine civilians injured, including eight-month-old infant

A man died and ten others including a baby suffered injuries as a result of a guided aerial bomb strike on the terminal of the Nova Poshta courier service in Kharkiv on Sunday

Russians killed seven civilians, including two children, and injured 43 people in Zaporizhzhia Oblast
News - 29 June 2024

Russians killed seven civilians, including two children, and injured 43 people in Zaporizhzhia Oblast

According to Fedorov, Russian forces launched a missile strike on Vilniansk “in the middle of the day on a weekend, in the city centre where there is no military infrastructure and where people were enjoying their weekend.”

Russians exploit foreigners as “cannon fodder” in their war against Ukraine – Ukraine’s UN envoy
News - 16 June 2024

Russians exploit foreigners as “cannon fodder” in their war against Ukraine – Ukraine’s UN envoy

Ukrainian intelligence states that Russia is running a global effort to recruit foreign mercenaries in at least 21 nations, including several in Africa

Russians killed a woman and injured 12 more civilians in Kharkiv
News - 27 May 2024

Russians killed a woman and injured 12 more civilians in Kharkiv

Ukraine's Air Force reported that they have been observing a “carousel pattern” of Russian aircraft dropping bombs targeting the city of Kharkiv

Russian Armed Forces hit construction material hypermarket in Kharkiv, killing and injuring civilians (updated)
News - 25 May 2024

Russian Armed Forces hit construction material hypermarket in Kharkiv, killing and injuring civilians (updated)

After the strike, a video of the fire and a massive cloud of smoke from the Epicentr hypermarket in Kharkiv is being shared on social media

LGBTIQ+ couple of a servicewoman and an activist got “married” in Kharkiv
News - 28 August 2023

LGBTIQ+ couple of a servicewoman and an activist got “married” in Kharkiv

On August 25, Alina Shevchenko, a servicewoman, and Stanislava Petlytsia, an activist, performed a “wedding” ceremony in Kharkiv, a city heavily damaged by Russian missiles. The performance took place near the Central Wedding Palace. The only difference between the celebration and an official wedding was that the women did not register their marriage at the […]

Four stories of missing persons in the occupied territories of Ukraine
Articles - 21 August 2023

Four stories of missing persons in the occupied territories of Ukraine

For over a year and a half of full-scale Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, thousands of Ukrainians have gone missing under the rubble of destroyed buildings, in artificially flooded areas, and Russian prisons. It is still not known precisely how many people have disappeared due to the war unleashed by Russia. According to the register of […]

Older people and some families with children refuse to leave the evacuation areas in Kharkiv region
News - 21 August 2023

Older people and some families with children refuse to leave the evacuation areas in Kharkiv region

The head of the Kupyansk city military administration emphasized that the evacuation is not mandatory, so those who do not want to leave can refuse by writing a statement

A story of an elderly man from Balakliya on a 12-day hunger strike in Russian captivity
Articles - 18 August 2023

A story of an elderly man from Balakliya on a 12-day hunger strike in Russian captivity

Russian occupying forces took 73-year-old Viktor Illinsky from his home in Balakliya, Kharkiv region, in early August 2022. They wrapped a jacket around his head, put him in a military jeep, and drove him to the local police station. He was held with other civilian hostages, including another man in his 70s, in a cramped […]