776th Day of Russia-Ukraine War: A Recap of Key Events | Latest Updates on Russia-Ukraine Conflict

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With the war now entering its 776th day, here are the key developments as of Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

Fighting:

– The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission reported an increase in civilian casualties in Ukraine, with at least 604 killed or injured in March, including 57 children.
– Governor Alexander Bogomaz of Russia’s Bryansk region confirmed the death of a woman and a child due to Ukrainian shelling in the village of Klimovo near the border.
– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited fortifications in Kharkiv and called for military support to defend against Russian attacks. A guided bomb hit the city, injuring three.
– Ukrainian Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk stated that Ukraine’s air defence systems destroyed 20 Russian attack drones aimed at critical infrastructure in multiple regions.
– Russia and Ukraine accused each other of targeting the Zaporizhizhia Nuclear Power Plant. The International Atomic Energy Agency will hold an emergency meeting to address the situation.

Politics and diplomacy:

– Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited China to deepen security cooperation, while China maintained neutrality towards Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
– UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to push for a $60bn aid package for Ukraine. Cameron also met with Donald Trump to discuss ending the conflict in Ukraine.

Weapons:

– The US military provided weapons to Ukraine, including AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition seized from Iran-bound shipments.
– The US State Department approved $138m for repairs and spare parts for Kyiv’s HAWK air defense missile systems.

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