Russia's armed aggression in Ukraine resulted in the deaths of 232 children, the Office of the Prosecutor General reported.
"As of the morning of May 20, 2022, more than 659 children were injured in Ukraine as a result of full-scale armed aggression by the Russian Federation. According to official data from juvenile prosecutors, 232 children were killed and more than 427 injured," the report said.
Children were most affected in the Donetsk region - 145, Kyiv region - 116, Kharkiv region - 100, Chernihiv region - 68, Kherson region - 48, Lugansk region - 47, Mykolaiv region - 44, Zaporizhzhia region - 28, Sumy region - 17, in Kyiv - 16, Zhitomyr region - 15.
These figures are not final, since work is under way to establish them in places of active combat operations in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.
For example, on May 18, a teenager died as a result of the occupants' shelling of civilian infrastructure in the town of Liman, Kramatorsk District, Donetsk Region.
Due to the bombing and shelling of Ukrainian towns and villages by the Russian armed forces, 1,837 educational institutions were damaged. Of these, 172 were completely destroyed.