“These citizens have decided to temporarily move to the Gubkin and Korochanski districts of the Stari Oskol region,” he said.
Gladkov reported that his government had received 1,300 requests to send Belgorod children to rural school camps in other regions.
“I called my fellow governors of Voronezh, Kaluga, Tambov and Yaroslavl regions. Everyone is ready to help us. Now we have sent our specialists to check the placement of the children,” he explained.
On December 30, Ukrainian troops attacked the center of Belgorod, the terrorist attack left 25 people dead, including five children, and 109 people injured.
The Investigative Committee opened a criminal case for murder and intentional destruction of Russian property.
Commenting on the incident, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman María Zajárova said that Britain and the United States were behind the bombing.
In addition, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired 24 Vilja rockets and two Tochka-U rockets at the city and the region on January 2, and six Tochka-U shells and six MLRS Vilja shells on January 3. One person was killed and 12 were injured.
According to regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov, the most massive shelling occurred on January 6, when Ukrainian troops fired 129 shells, mostly at the Graivoronsky district.
On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow would conduct a military operation in Ukraine in response to a request for help from the leaders of the self-proclaimed Donbas Republics to demilitarize the government in Kiev.