Ukraine, Armed Conflict / War, Level 5: Military invasion by the Russian army – Ukraine [Update 160]

Update 2022-03-14 (7): Ukrainian forces have retaken the city of Chernihiv in the north of the country, according to their own statements Monday (14 March). Near the capital Kiev, a reporter for the U.S.-based Fox News channel was injured during fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces. Russia on Monday (local time) ordered arms industry factories and those producing components for Ukrainian forces to come under fire. Civilians are advised to stay away from those factories with immediate effect, according to the statement.

Update 2022-03-14 (6): According to further reports on Monday (14 March), at least nine people were killed and nine others were injured in shelling of the TV tower in Antopil near Rivne in the northwest of the country. Two civilians were killed in attacks on residential areas in the city of Kharkiv in the east of the country on Monday (local time).

Update 2022-03-14 (5): According to further reports on Monday (14 March), a large explosion occurred near the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant when Russian troops blew up a Ukrainian ammunition depot.

Update 2022-03-14 (4): According to further reports on Monday (14 March), Prussian separatists corrected their statements on the alleged missile attack on the city of Donetsk. The rocket, which Russian sources stated was fired by Urkain forces, reportedly killed at least 20 civilians and injured 28 others. Four civilians were killed in an attack on a pumping station in the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv, according to Ukrainian sources. In the capital, one civilian was killed when a Russian missile was intercepted. In the village of Okhtyrka (Sumy oblast), three civilians were killed by Russian shelling. On Monday (14 March), a larger number of civilians from Mariupol in the south of the country were successfully evacuated to safety via an escape corridor to Zaporizhzhya. According to the United Nations, 2.8 million refugees have now left Ukraine.