Losses among the civilian population in Ukraine as of 8:00 on March 21

As of 8:00 a.m. on March 21, 2022, 95 civilians (not including casualties in Mariupol, Volnovakha and Kyiv region), including 5 children, were killed as a result of the Russian invasion in the past 24 hours. 25 civilians were wounded, including 1 child. 7 civilians were captured, and according to official information, a total of about 20 civilians were kidnapped or taken captive.


Greek Consul to Ukraine, Manolis Androulakis, managed to escape from Mariupol, which has been surrounded by Russian troops for more than three weeks and is bombed every 15 minutes by Russian aircraft from the occupied Crimea in 2014. Crimea. Manolis Androulakis survived by a miracle and managed to leave Mariupol on March 15. According to him, Mariupol is almost completely destroyed. This city is compared to other cities that have been completely destroyed by war – Aleppo, Grozny, Leningrad, Guernica, and Coventry.

Currently, Russian troops continue to hold Mariupol in a complete blockade, maintaining constant air and artillery shelling and preventing Ukraine or international missions from delivering humanitarian aid to Mariupol residents. The city has long been without drinking water, food, medicine, destroyed hospitals, no fuel for cars, etc. Wounded people are dying under the rubble of destroyed houses or in the open air in the streets because there is no one to provide them with the necessary medical assistance.

On March 20, the Russian army carried out airstrikes on the Art School in Mariupol, where about 400 civilians were sheltering in the basement. Their fate is still unknown.

On March 19, according to incomplete official information, the airstrikes killed 5 civilians, including 1 child (9 years old), and wounded 1 person.


As of March 20, 115 children have been killed and more than 140 wounded as a result of Russian full-scale warfare against the population of Ukraine, according to the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

Seven civilians were detained and captured:

1.The first deputy mayor of the city of Enerhodar was kidnapped in Zaporizhzhia region.

2. The Russian military captured 5 drivers and 1 doctor of the humanitarian convoy travelling to Mala Rohan (Kharkiv region). The fate of the humanitarian convoy is unknown:

• Kashkarov Artem – ambulance driver;

• Burda Artem – doctor;

• Goncharenko Vladyslav – driver;

• Pozin Pavlo – driver;

• Korneiko Pavlo – driver;

• Maslov Oleksander – driver.

Previously, following people were taken captive (information is being clarified):

• Secretary of the City Council of Nova Kakhovka (Kherson region) Dmytro Vasiliev;

• Mayor of Dniprorudny Yevhen Matveev;

• 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;

  • Hromadske journalist Victoria Roshchyna.

Civilian casualties in different cities of Ukraine:

Luhansk region: 61 people killed, 5 wounded

Kreminna (Luhansk region) – on March 20, official information emerged about the deaths of 56 elderly people who were killed during Russian tank fire at a home for elderly singles. 15 elderly survivors were taken by the Russian military to the temporarily occupied territory of Luhansk region.

Luhansk region – 2 people killed, 1 wounded.

Rubizhne, Severodonetsk, and Popasna (Luhansk region) – 3 people were killed as a result of Russian shelling, including 2 children. 4 civilians, including 1 child, were wounded.

Kyiv – Russian army airstrikes on a residential area of Kyiv killed 4 civilians, wounded 6.

Kyiv region –Russian troops carried out airstrikes on the settlements of Bucha, Borodyanka, Makariv, and Irpin. Information on the fatalities is being verified.

Sumy region: 5 people killed, 1 wounded

Trostyanets(Sumy region) – Russian soldiers threw a grenade at civilians standing on the city street. As a result, 2 local residents were killed. Russian troops shelled residential buildings with heavy artillery – 3 elderly people were killed.

Sumy – as a result of Russian troops’ shelling of Sumykhimprom enterprise, 1 person was wounded. Ammonia leakage occurred.

Donetsk region: 3 people killed, 3 wounded

Avdiivka (Donetsk region) – as a result of artillery shelling by Russian troops of a kindergarten and several multi-story buildings, 3 civilians were killed, 1 person was wounded.

Marinka (Donetsk region) – 3 civilians were wounded.

Zhytomyr region: 3 people wounded

Zhytomyr region – 3 local residents were wounded as a result of artillery shelling of Korosten district settlements by Russian troops.

Mykolayiv region:

Kostiantynivka (Mykolaiv region) – 3 people died, including 1 child. Russian artillery fired on houses.

Kharkiv region: 12 people killed, 4 wounded

Bezruky village (Kharkiv region) – 1 person died as a result of the shelling.

Kharkiv region – 11 people died, including 1 child. 1 person was injured.

Mala Rohan (Kharkiv region) – 1 volunteer who was carrying humanitarian aid was injured as a result of the shelling of a civilian vehicle by the Russian military.

Pokrovske(Izyum district, Kharkiv region) – 2 locals wounded as a result of shelling of residential buildings.

Kherson region: 1 person killed

Muzykivka(Kherson region) – 1 local resident died on the spot as a result of mines planted by Russian troops.

Chernihiv region: 2 people killed, 2 injured

Chernihiv region– Russian troops fired heavy artillery at a vehicle that was delivering drinking water to civilians. As a result of the shelling, 2 people who were in the car were killed and 2 more were wounded.