During the telethon, Daryna Herasymchuk, Adviser to the President of Ukraine on the Rights of the Child and Children’s Rehabilitation, stated that at least 32 Ukrainian children had already died from the weapons of the Russian occupiers.
Comment: Daryna Herasymchuk
“As of 9 o`clock, March 5, at least 32 innocent children have been killed and 70 innocent children injured.”
She also emphasized that due to the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, kindergartens in Okhtyrka, Stanytsia Luhanska and Severodonetsk were destroyed. Furthermore, the occupiers destroyed maternity hospitals and schools in Zhytomyr and Kyiv region, and educational institutions in Kharkiv.
Daryna Gerasymchuk informed that about 1.5 million children are in the besieged territories. There are orphans and children with disabilities among them.