She said that most of the child casualties were caused by the use of explosive weapons, which do not discriminate between civilian and combatant, especially when used in populated areas, Xinhua news agency reported.
The grouping of troops of the Lugansk People's Republic, continuing its offensive operations, took control of Surovtsevka, Schedrischevo and Zhitlovka, besides blocking Rubezhnoe.
They also feel that to cash on the opportunities, India should accelerate its satellite launch capabilities, and announce productivity-linked incentive (PLI) schemes for the aerospace sector.
The Centre has initiated an airlift operation to evacuate Indians, who have found their way to the neighbouring countries of war-torn Ukraine. It has deployed a number of special charter as well as Indian Air Force flights to ferry back the citizens.
The Russia-Ukraine crisis-led global hike in crude oil prices is expected to push India's domestic prices of petrol and diesel by over Rs 22 per litre. The crisis as well as fears of lower supplies along with robust global demand pushed the Brent-indexed crude oil price higher.
The Russian Armed Forces have destroyed 1,612 Ukrainian military infrastructure objects since the start of the military operation on February 24, said Konashenkov.
In the video posted on Facebook, the President said the change in Russia's tactic, which is to target civilian areas, shows that Ukraine has been successful in resisting Moscow's plan for a quick victory via land assault, the BBC reported.
Ukraine President Zelensky remains standing, and has become a global hero for his brave dispatches from the front line -- while his would-be assassins' reported killings have brought huge disgrace and widespread grief to Chechnya, Daily Mail reported.
In a release, the Chief Minister’s Office said that the Union Home Minister has assured Naveen that the Government of India is in touch with the Ukrainian government and working to bring back the students and labourers from Ukraine at the earliest.
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