Many more Ukrainians were trapped in a Mariupol steel plant, which was surrounded by Russian President Vladimir Putin's loyal forces. Officials from Ukraine claim that 100,000 people may still be trapped in Mariupol, the city that saw some of the most brutal fighting during the war.
Russia rejected a truce proposal for the Orthodox Easter weekend, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zeleskyy stated.
Along the frontlines of fighting, civil casualties continued to rise. The mayor of Kharkiv in the east, which has been under intense bombardment since the conflict started, stated that Russia continued to bomb the city.
Yana Bachek was driving to her father's house when she discovered that her father had been hit by a piece of shrapnel as he stepped out of his apartment to purchase bread.
He tried to laugh, joke, and support us even in war. Bachek replied, "You are my brave girls, and you are heroes."
These daily dangers prompted some people to seek safety and live in shelters within a subway tunnel for two-months.
Pavel Fedosenko from Daddy's Pizza handed out slices of pizza to the children and their parents on the platform.
People who had fled the city and called to order pizzas for their friends picked up the tab.
Fedosenko stated to CBS News that "now, we have foreigner donor who say they want soldiers, paramedics, or military to be treated to pizza."
Daddy's Pizza now has a PayPal account.
Fedosenko stated that it made Fedosenko happy to bring some joy to those who are going through so much.
He said, "Bringing a small slice of happiness here and seeing children laugh, it feels fantastic."