News and information from Ukraine

Shipments from Kiev, Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine editorial team.

As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are essential. Forbes Ukraine journalists will continue to gather information and provide updates on the situation. We will share them here as we go. Live coverage of The Forbes Ukraine website can be found here.

March 6, Sunday. Day 11. By Daryna Antoniuk

Regional

Russian rocket fire destroyed a civilian airport in the capital of the central western region of Vinnytsia Sunday, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Russia has promised to open a humanitarian corridor to evacuate residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. The evacuation failed yesterday as Russia continued to bombard the city.

A nuclear power plant in the Zaporizhzhia oblast is again under the control of the Russian army. Two out of six generators are working.

Russia has promised to open a humanitarian corridor to evacuate residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. The evacuation failed yesterday as Russia continued to bombard the city.

A nuclear power plant in the Zaporizhzhia oblast is again under the control of the Russian army. Two out of six generators are working.

The Russian army tries to attack Mykolaiv and advancing toward the nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, according to Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the head of the president’s office.

Russia continues to attack Ukrainian cities: In Irpin and Bucha, Russian troops opened fire on civilian areas. People stay there without mobile connection, electricity, food and water. Bucha has recently been a hot spot with the Russian military bombing residential buildings and cars, and shooting civilians, including children.

In Korosten, northern Ukraine, a Russian missile strike on a residential area killed one person and injured two others. As a result of the strike, 10 houses were destroyed and one building was burned down. The police rescued 5 children from the basement.

Russian troops killed 1 civilian in the Donetsk region, 8 people were injured, including a child and two state emergency service employees.

Ukrainians protest against Russian occupation in Nova Kakhovkacity ​​of Kherson Oblast.

Ukraine

Indicative estimates of Russia’s losses as of March 6: 11,000 men, 44 planes, 285 tanks, 985 armored combat vehicles, 109 artillery pieces, 48 ​​helicopters, 2 light launches, 4 drones

The number of refugees who left Ukraine after Russia launched a full-scale war on February 24 exceeded 1.5 million people, according to Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than 100,000 Ukrainians have joined the Territorial Defense Force, according to the National Guard of Ukraine.

Ukrainian singer Jamala said she raised 67 million euros for Ukraine at the Eurovision selection in Germany. Jamala won a Eurovision song contest in 2016 with a song about the deportation of Crimean Tatars in the 1940s from the Soviet Union at the hands of Joseph Stalin because of their alleged collaboration with the Nazis. She performed this song during the national selection of Eurovision in Germany on March 4.

Business

More Starlink satellite broadband internet terminals will arrive in Ukraine next week, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said after talks with Starlink founder Elon Musk.

The first batch of Starlink kits arrived in Ukraine on March 1. The Ukrainian government hopes satellite internet company Starlink will help the country stay online if the internet goes dark during the Russian invasion.

Spanish food delivery company Glovo has resumed operations in 19 Ukrainian cities. Only 250 couriers agreed to deliver food amid the hostilities, Glovo country manager Dmitry Rasnovsky told Forbes Ukraine.

Glovo, one of Ukraine’s largest delivery services, is losing “tens of millions of dollars in revenue per week”. All revenue from deliveries will be donated to the Ukrainian military.

Ukrainian tech company Terrasoft permanently suspends operations in Russia and Belarus due to the military invasion of Ukraine. He will also donate $66,000 to the Ukrainian military.

World

The United States and Canada urge their citizens to leave Russia, according to the US State Department and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. They also recommend that US and Canadian citizens avoid traveling to Russia.

Nearly 3,000 American veterans are ready to fight for Ukraine as volunteerssaid a spokesman for the Ukrainian embassy in Washington. Voice of America.

Christi C. Elwood