Statement by Attorney Olena Biletska, Head of the Ukrainian Women’s Guard, regarding the shelling of a kindergarten in Stanytsia Luhanska, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine by the Russian occupant, today, February 17, 2022.

On behalf of the Ukrainian Women’s Guard and the women of Ukraine, we strongly protest the Russian shelling of a kindergarten in Stanytsia Luhanska, which injured two kindergarten teachers, and callson the Russian occupiers to stop artillery and rocket fire on Ukrainian civilian targets. International humanitarian law categorically prohibits and condemns such actions.