A CCTV image, which has not been verfied, seemingly shows Russian paratroops in a lift, however, many online comments are suggesting this is because they were locked in after power was switched off. One high-profile person who was commenting on the image that first surfaced on Reddit was Conservative Party MP Johnny Mercer, who tweeted: “If you haven’t seen it these Russian Paras yesterday were seeking a way to the top of a building. Obviously they took the lift, why not?
This includes more than 20 children, with hundreds more people being injured.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said most civilian casualties were caused by the use of “explosive weapons with a wide impact area, including shelling from heavy artillery and multi-launch rocket systems, and missile and air strikes”.
Since the invasion began late last month, more than 1.5 million Ukrainians have fled the country.
The action from Moscow has triggered tough Western sanctions against entities and individuals from the Russian state.
The aim of the sanctions is to cripple the Russian economy.
Pope Francis said in his weekly address to crowds in St Peter’s Square that “war is madness, please stop”.
He added that “rivers of blood and tears” were flowing in Ukraine’s war.