Ukraine’s health minister said Saturday that 198 civilians, including three children, have been killed so far by Russian forces attacking the pro-Western country.
“Unfortunately, according to operative data, at the hands of the invaders we have 198 dead, including 3 children,
1,115 wounded, including 33 children,” Health Minister Viktor Lyashko wrote on Facebook.
Ukrainian soldiers repulsed a Russian attack in the capital, the military said early Saturday
only hours after President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that Moscow would attempt to take Kyiv before dawn in the conflict that is now escalating every hour
Russian leader Vladimir Putin unleashed a full-scale invasion on Thursday that has killed dozens of people
forced more than 50,000 to flee Ukraine in just 48 hours and sparked fears of a new Cold War in Europe.