Ukraine: uncovering the devastation of Mariupol

The report “‘Our City Was Gone’: Russia’s Devastation of Mariupol, Ukraine” by Human Rights Watch, Truth Hounds, and SITU Research documents the extensive civilian and infrastructural damage caused by the Russian military assault on Mariupol in 2022, calling for accountability for apparent war crimes.

98% of casualties from Russian use of explosive weapons in towns and cities civilians

New analysis by AOAV has found that, since 2012, when Russian armed forces used explosive weapons in towns and cities, 98% of the resulting casualties were civilians.

600 reported killed in Russian strike on Mariupol theatre, Ukraine

On 16 March 2022, a Russian airstrike hit the theatre in Mariupol, causing the roof and some of the exterior walls to collapse inwards.