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    The summary of the 98th day of the war in Ukraine – Children's Day in Ukraine [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

    “We do not yet have all the information from the territory that is currently occupied. But from what is known today – 446 children were injured, and 243 children died. 139 went missing,” Zelensky said in his latest video posted on Telegram.

    “Every year on June 1 we celebrate Children’s Day. A special day when adults pay special attention to the rights of children, safety and development of our kids. But since February 24, everything has changed in our country (…) During the 98 days of the Russian invasion, 689 children were injured as a result of the occupiers’ attacks. And these are only those we know about,” Zelensky said. 

     

    “We do not yet have all the information from the territory that is currently occupied. But from what is known today – 446 children were injured, and 243 children died. 139 went missing243 children! Eternal memory to everyone whose life was taken away by the Russian war against us, against Ukrainians, against Ukraine,” he added. 

     

     

    The Ukrainian President also posted photos on the occasion of Children’s Day. He pointed out how the life of children had changed since the beginning of the war. 

     

    “June 1 has always been a day of warmth, joy and children’s smiles. Russia has overshadowed this day with war, Russia is stealing the childhood of our children, it wants to destroy our future. But we are fighting back and we will defend every Ukrainian child. For the future of Ukraine, for a peaceful sky and a happy childhood,” the Ukrainian President wrote and posted photos on his Telegram.

     

    Photos: Telegram / V_Zelenskiy_official // Natacha Pisarenko, Wolfgang Schwan for Anadolu Images by AA, Julia Kochetova, Fabio Bucciarelli, Chris McGrath, Carlos Barria.

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