Losses among the civilian population in Ukraine as of 8:00 on March 20

The loss of civilian population due to the full-scale invasion of Russia as of 8:00 am on March 20, 2022.

As of 8:00 am on March 20, 2022, 33 civilians have been killed in the last 24 hours of the Russian invasion (excluding the exact number of victims in Mariupol, Volnovakha, Luhansk Oblast and Chernihiv), 53 wounded, including 3 children.  20 public activists were captured.


As of March 19, Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine’s population had killed 112 children and injured more than 140, according to the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.


A doctor at the Mariupol maternity hospital, which was bombed by Russian aircraft on March 9, said that at the time of the shelling, the hospital had:

 – 14 newborns in the pathology department;

 – 17 children in the maternity ward;

 – 45 pregnant women;

 – 36 doctors.

 As a result of the airstrike on the maternity hospital and children’s hospital, 3 civilians were killed, 1 of them a pregnant woman – died with an unborn baby.

Detained and taken prisoner:

In the temporarily occupied Volnovakha, Russian occupiers detained 20 local activists who advocated for Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

The day before, several people were taken prisoner:

 • Mayor of Dniprorudny Yevhen Matveev;

 • Deputy Head of the Military-Civil Administration in the city of Shchastya (Luhansk region) – Volodymyr Tyurin;

 • Chairman of the Melitopol District Council Serhiy Priyma;

 • Head of the Ivankiv District Administration Tetiana Svyridenko;

 • Secretary of the Skadovsk City Council Yuri Palyukh;

 • rescuer of the State Emergency Service Oleksiy Danchenko;

 • volunteer – paramedic Julia Payevska;

 • Hromadsky journalist Victoria Roshchyna.

 Losses of civilians in different regions and cities of Ukraine:

Zaporizhzhia region:

Zaporizhzhia region – as a result of air and artillery shelling in the suburbs of Zaporozhye killed 9 people, including 1 rescuer;  17 were injured, including 3 rescuers, and 5 civilians were injured.

Kharkiv region:

Kharkiv – 4 people, including 1 child, died as a result of artillery shelling of residential areas and the institute.  16 civilians were injured.

Izium(Kharkiv region) – Russian troops fired artillery shells at residential areas.  5 civilians were killed.

Dergachi (Kharkiv region) – 2 civilians were injured as a result of shelling of residential buildings.

Balakleya (Kharkiv region) – 1 person died as a result of artillery shelling by Russian troops.

Pisochyn (Kharkiv region) – 1 person was injured as a result of artillery shelling of residential buildings.

Mykolaiv region:

Mykolaiv – as a result of shelling of residential quarters 2 civilians were wounded.

Snigirevka (Mykolaiv region) – Russian troops fired on the settlement, one civilian was killed.

Kyiv region:

Makariv (Kyiv region) – the number of victims of air and artillery shelling has increased – 7 civilians were killed and 5 wounded.

Borodyanka (Kyiv region) – On March 3, the Russian military killed a volunteer who was carrying humanitarian aid to local residents who were under complete siege by Russian troops.  Husband – Vitaly Merzlyuk was the father of 12 children.

Luhansk region:

Rubizhne (Luhansk region) – the Russian military once again shelled the city, a house collapsed.  2 children and 1 woman were killed and 1 child was injured.

Sumy region:

Sumy – At the entrance to the city, the Russian military shot dead a civilian car, killing 1 person (a 20-year-old girl) and injuring one person (a 21-year-old boy).

Donetsk region:

Mariupol – according to incomplete information, 1 person died, 2 children received shrapnel wounds to the extremities and head, they were taken to a hospital in Zaporozhye.

Novoselivka Druha (Donetsk region) – one civilian died as a result of artillery shelling.

Orlivka (Donetsk region) – 1 person was injured in the shelling.