March 24, 2022

More Facts and Figures from the War


More Facts and Figures from the War

A round-up of some facts and figures from the Russian War on Ukraine.

Number of Russian anti-war protestors arrested: 14,200

Number of Ukrainian children killed in the conflict: 109

Total estimated civilian casualties (injured and killed) in Ukraine as of March 15: 1,900

Number of Russian protestors arrested for spreading “fake news” about the conflict: 186

The standard prison sentence for spreading “fake news” about the conflict: 15 years

Official Kremlin tally of Russian dead as of March 2: 498

Number of Russian troop casualties published in Komsomolskaya Pravda on March 22: 9,861 dead; 16,153 wounded.

(The article was almost immediately deleted.)

Facts on Russian deaths

Estimated number of Russians who have fled Russia due to the political crackdown and war: 250,000

Pre-War population of Mariupol, Ukraine: 431,859.

Estimated share of buildings in Mariupol destroyed by Russian bombing: 90%

Estimated number of civilian deaths in Mariupol: 2,300

Ukrainians who feel the war is going “in the right direction”: 76% 

Ukrainians who feel Russia’s objective is “the complete destruction of the Ukrainian people”: 56%

…who feel the invasion was “aimed at protecting Russian-speakers”: 2%

Russian diplomats expelled from Poland, accused of espionage: 45

Number of Russian stocks that will begin selling when Moscow Exchange reopens today: 33


Sources: New York Times, Meduza, United Nations, MoscowTimes.com, RFE/RL, Rating Group.

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