Russian tanks and soldiers in Ukraine. The attack began in the early hours of February 24 after Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a military operation in the separatist region in eastern Ukraine and decreed martial law.
Firefighters work on a damaged residential building on Koshytsa Street, on the outskirts of the capital Kiev. On this same day, while families flee to neighboring countries, men between the ages of 18 and 60 are told to stay in Ukraine and fight
Residential building is hit by missile in Kiev. On the third day of attacks, Russia announces the expansion of the military offensive ‘in all directions’ in Ukraine and destroys the Antonov-225 Mryia, the largest plane in the world, after attack in the capital Kiev
An early-morning explosion south of Kiev, where the fuel plant was hit, on the same day that Ukraine files a lawsuit in the Hague Court against Russia and the European Union authorizes €450 million for the purchase of weapons for Ukrainians.
Ukrainian soldiers patrol amid deserted streets. On the fifth day of conflict, FIFA announces the expulsion of Russia from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and Ukraine decides to release prisoners with military experience to fight Russia.
Russia knocks down transmission tower in Kiev and population is left without television, the day Russia requests the blocking of radio and TV stations critical of the government and the United States suggests excluding Russia from the UN Human Rights Council
At least four dead in building bombing in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. In addition, the seven largest Russian banks are expelled from Swift (worldwide system of interbank communication)
Russian attack causes fire at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant. On the eighth day, Unicef already estimates half a million children who have left Ukraine as refugees and Germany announces the supply of 2,700 additional missiles to Ukraine.
House destroyed after Russian bombing on the outskirts of Kiev. On this day, a Russian airstrike killed two children and five adults in the Kiev region and, in the United States, a senator called on the Russians to assassinate Putin.
Ukrainian refugees gather at the distribution center in Korczowa, Poland. On the tenth day of conflict, experts call attention to the possibility that the war may lead to the use of nuclear weapons; and Russian President Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions are akin to declarations of war
More than 1 million people have arrived in Poland from Ukraine since the first day of the war, and the number of prisoners who took part in protests in Russia against the conflict exceeds 10,000 people. Credit card operators Visa and Mastercard announce that they will stop operating in Russia
Young from the UK is one of the volunteers who will fight on the front lines of Ukraine against Russia. On March 7, it is announced that Russian troops kill mayors and advisers in a city close to Kiev and that investor confidence in the euro zone plummets in March.
McDonald’s temporarily closes 850 restaurants in Russia. On the same day, a land mine explosion left three dead and three children injured in Ukraine and the United States already estimated between 2,000 and 4,000 Russian soldiers dead in Ukraine.
Russia attacks maternity and children’s hospital in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. About to complete two weeks of conflict, the 14th was marked by the Ukrainian claim that Chernobyl was without power due to the Russian offensive and that Russia opened humanitarian corridors in five cities in Ukraine.
Ukrainian man who lost his entire family in a Russian attack says he recognized the bodies from the suitcases. On the 15th day of the conflict, the total number of refugees reaches 2.3 million with no forecast of a ceasefire and the plane with 43 Brazilians who were in Ukraine arrives in Brazil
Ukrainian soldiers during base training in Kiev region. Ukraine claims Russians kidnapped Melitopol city mayor. Russian government restricts access to Instagram, which it accuses of fomenting violence against Russians
Ukrainians try to help the elderly flee the city of Irpin, which has been hit hard by Russian bombing since the beginning of the invasion. Russians analyze radiation at attacked Ukrainian power plant, Europe’s biggest. That same day, Ukrainian President Volodmyr Zelensky counts 1,300 Ukrainian soldiers dead.
Ukrainian military and civilians unite in the capital, Kiev, to protect the country’s main city, and the Russian government announces the second kidnapped mayor, this time, from the city of Dniprorudné. Attack on Ukrainian training center leaves at least 180 dead, Russia says
Elderly woman hugs firefighter after being evacuated from bombed building near Kiev. On this day, a newborn baby and her parents are rescued from Ukraine by the Itamaraty task force and Ukrainians use a medieval weapon to try to contain the advance of the Russian army.
Three journalists are killed in the last 48 hours while working in Ukraine: Brent Renaud (left), Pierre Zakrzewsk (center) and Aleksandra Kurshynova (right). On the 20th day of the conflict, a Russian attack on a residential building in Kiev left two dead and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that 40,000 Syrians were recruited by Russia to act in the war.
Ukrainian president appeals for military aid and is cheered in speech at the US Congress, the day Russia ceases to be a member of the European Council after 26 years and it is announced that Belarusian volunteers are enlisting to fight with Ukrainian forces
Ukrainian doctor Olga Semidyanova, 48 years old and mother of 12 children, dies during combat against Russian forces. On the day of the fourth week of conflict, Russia rejected the UN high court’s decision to suspend military operations in Ukraine and the Ukrainian president said Russian attacks created a ‘wall between freedom and slavery’.
Empty baby strollers are used in protest to remember dead children in Ukraine. On the 23rd day of the conflict, the number of Ukrainian homes without gas or heating rises to 273,000 and President Vladimir Putin says the military in Ukraine is fighting ‘genocide of the Russians’
Russia intensifies attacks and uses hypersonic missiles for the first time. The number of civilians killed since the beginning of the war rises to 816, according to the UN, and FIFA releases more than R$ 5 million to help victims of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
Eight people die in bombing of shopping mall in the capital Kiev. On the 25th day of the war, the UN calculates that 10 million people fled their homes in Ukraine and Russia returns to using hypersonic missiles in attacks against Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodmyr Zelensky says the country ‘cannot accept any ultimatum from Russia’. day when a Ukrainian city is contaminated with ammonia after Russian attack on chemical factory and Russia bans Facebook and Instagram in the country for judging company that owns social media ‘extremist’
Ukrainian community becomes the second largest in Portugal, behind only the Brazilian. Close to completing a month of war, Russian deputies passed a law providing for tough sanctions to punish ‘false information’ about Russia’s actions abroad and five people died and 19 injured in attack on the city of Avdivka, in southeastern Ukraine.
Satellite images show the city of Mariupol destroyed after weeks of bombing. On this 28th day, Putin announces that Russia will demand payment in rubles for the gas it supplies to Europe and a 96-year-old Holocaust survivor dies in bombing in Ukraine
Victims of the war in Ukraine are buried in squares and parks. A WHO survey shows that Ukraine has suffered 64 attacks on health facilities since the beginning of the war. For the same period, more than half of Ukrainian children (4.3 million) left their homes, according to Unicef.
Russian bombing of medical center in eastern Ukraine kills four civilians. On the 30th day of the war in Ukraine, the Russian army announces 1,351 deaths of soldiers in Ukraine and the Russian government denies violation of international law in offensive in Ukraine
11-year-old Ukrainian gymnast dies after home is hit by Russian missile; Kateryna Diachenko was hiding from attacks. Russian bombing hits Ukrainian nuclear research reactor for the second time and 47 Ukrainians who were in Poland disembark in São Paulo to live in São José dos Campos
While Biden says Putin ‘cannot remain in power’, Kremlin says insults reduce good relations between countries. Ukraine fears new offensive after Russian troop regrouping, Russia says it has completed ‘phase one’ of Ukraine operation
UN points to 1,151 civilians killed in attacks in Ukraine, including 103 children. Workers at a plant in Chernobyl say Russian soldiers came into contact with radioactive dust. Former military policeman, from Paraná leaves his children and girlfriend to defend Ukraine in the war