The three hundred and fiftieth (350) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.
Electricity consumption limits will be changed from February 8. In each Oblast, there will be no restrictions on one of the days for two weeks, and on other days there may be changes in the usual shutdown schedules. This is necessary in order to measure the actual consumption in each area.
A monument to soviet pilot Valery Chkalov was dismantled in Kyiv. The monument was not dismantled earlier, as it had the status of a monument of local importance. The Ministry of Culture recently issued an order to withdraw this status. And on February 8, the KCGA working group decided to dismantle it. Then it will be moved to a temporary storage place, then a museum will be created for such objects.
The security service has collected reasonable evidence of the guilt of a citizen of Kyiv who corrected the targeted missile strikes on Kyiv at the beginning of the full-scale invasion of russian troops into Ukraine. The court sentenced him to 15 years in prison with confiscation of property.
Today, February 8, ammunition was destroyed in the Vyshgorod and Bucha raions of the Kyiv Oblast.
In the Kyiv Oblast, the reconstruction of households affected by the massive russian air attack on January 26 continues. So far, 9 private houses have been restored. The administration noted that the two houses that were damaged the most cannot be restored, so they are being dismantled. 7 more buildings need major repairs, the rest – ongoing.
French director and Oscar winner Michel Hazanavicius arrived in Kyiv Oblast. He is the ambassador of UNITED 24. Together with the Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina, they visited Irpin. Sports and film stars, and from now on UNITED 24 ambassadors, specially came to Irpin to record their appeals to the world community against the background of the houses damaged during the hostilities in the city, asking them to help hundreds of Irpin families return to their homes.
In Kyiv, young railway workers of the Kyiv Children’s Railway handed over a drone for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The children collected 20 tons of waste paper to buy it. For three months, small railway workers collected funds to deliver a drone for the Ukrainian military to the frontline. In order to collect the necessary amount, they organized an action to hand in unnecessary paper.
In the St. Michael’s Cathedral in Zhytomyr, they said goodbye to military serviceman Ivan Peresunko. A 21-year-old paratrooper died on January 31 in eastern Ukraine while performing a combat mission.
Also today, for the first time since the beginning of the russian-Ukrainian war, a Hero who could not be identified is being buried in Zhytomyr. He died at the beginning of a full-scale war, defending the city of Kyiv and the Kyiv Oblast.
On February 6, Mykhailo Romanenko, a resident of Malyn, died near the village of Chervona Hora in the Donetsk Oblast. He was the commander of one of the rifle battalions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Eternal glory to the Heroes.
A 20-ton truck, fully loaded with oven-stoves, arrived at the Zhytomyr charity fund from Finland. According to the volunteers, the Finns did not even know about the existence of such devices, but the desire to help the Ukrainians prevailed. Soon, the oven-stoves, made by local residents, will end up in families that survived the occupation.
The russian army once again shelled the border areas of Chernihiv Oblast. On February 8, the village of Gai, in the Novgorod-Siversk community, came under fire. There is destruction. 22 rounds were counted, probably from tube artillery. During the shelling, a non-residential building in the village of Gai was hit.
The russians fired two air-to-ground missiles at the Semenivka community. According to preliminary information, one civilian was injured, and three others were buried under the rubble. Anti-aircraft missiles hit an industrial building in the Semenivka raion.
During the past day, February 7, the russian military shelled the communities of Krasnopillia, Yunakivka, Bilopillia, Seredyna-Buda, Znob-Novgorodske, Shalygyne, Glukhiv. There was mortar fire (probably 120 mm caliber) in the Krasnopillia community. 20 hits were recorded. In the Bilopillia community, there was a mortar attack on the village of Pavlivka, as a result of which a woman died. They also recorded the dropping of two munitions (of the VOG type) from the UAV on the territory of the community.
Military Dmytro Hrystoslavenko died while performing a combat mission in the Soledar raion of the Donetsk Oblast. He will be buried in Lebedyn in Sumy Oblast.
Ukrzaliznytsia appoints the train Khutir-Mykhailivskyi—Kyiv—Ternopil. It will run from February 10.
«Klasy bezpeky [Safety classes]» will be created in the schools of the Sumy community, in which children will be taught the rules of fire, mine safety, and civil protection, will be introduced to the algorithm of actions during emergency situations, and the basics of providing first aid.
The occupiers continued shelling the Zolochiv community. artillery shelled the village of Udy. Before the invasion, 1,217 people lived in Udy, now no one lives in the village. After lunch, the occupiers shelled the village of Snihy, the head of the Zolochiv community, Viktor Kovalenko, said. A two-story building was damaged. The villages of Postolne and Snihy remained without electricity. People were not injured.
The russian federation opened fire on Vovchansk, a 52-year-old employee of “Kharkivoblenergo” received a shrapnel wound. The man was lightly wounded, the occupiers fired at the high-voltage line. The number of wounded increased to five people during the shelling.
In Izyum, Kharkiv Oblast, 21 people were reburied, discovered in a mass improvised cemetery. The burial became known after the liberation of the city in September 2022. 451 bodies were removed from the graves. Almost half a year after the deoccupation of Izyum, the names of 143 more people who were exhumed remain unknown.
On January 7, russian troops shelled 10 settlements in Donetsk Oblast.
Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of the settlements of Verkhnokamianske, Fedorivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Spirne, Vyimka, Bakhmut, Krasna Gora, Paraskoviivka, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Kamianka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Maryinka and Bogoyavlenka of the Donetsk Oblast.
On February 7, the russians wounded 2 residents of Donetsk Oblast, both from Bakhmut.
Since the day of the russian federation’s full-scale war against Ukraine, the russians have killed 1,352 civilians of Donetsk Oblast and injured another 3,002. It is still not possible to establish the number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion
Avdiivka suffered the most from shelling. The occupiers hit the city 17 times with “Hrad” and artillery.
A house in Tonenko of the Ocheretyne community was damaged, and Kurakhov, Kurakhivka and Hirnyk of the Kurakhiv community came under fire, without casualties.
On the Avdiivka and Novopavlivka areas, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Maryinka, Pobieda, Novomykhailivka, Vugledar, Zolota Niva and Neskuchne of the Donetsk Oblast came under tank, mortar and artillery shelling.
Air strikes by the occupiers were recorded near Avdiyivka, Nevelsky and Maryinka.
In the Vodyane area, russian invaders dropped non-lethal K-51 aerosol tear gas grenades from unmanned aerial vehicles on the positions of Ukrainian troops.
Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion
In the direction of Bakhmut, Spirne, Berestov, Bilogorivka, Rozdolivka, Zaliznyanske, Paraskoviivka, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Ivanovske, Mykolaivka, Predtechine, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, New York and Vesele of the Donetsk Oblast came under fire. And in general – more than 30 settlements.
So, in the village of New York, a nine-story residential building was damaged by shelling. According to preliminary information, there are no dead or injured civilians.
Tense situation in the Soledar community: 2 houses in Vasyukivka and 4 in Rozdolivka were damaged, under constant fire from Paraskoviivka.
Siversk and the neighborhood of the community came under shelling – no one was injured.
Volnovakha and Volnovakha raion
In the Volnovaskha direction, 9 private houses were damaged under intense fire from Vugledar.
The minister of defense of the russian , Serhiy Shoigu, declared control over a number of settlements, among which all but one are currently under the full control of the Ukrainian military. This was reported by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine.
In the Kreminna direction, the positions of the Ukrainian military are subjected to the heaviest shelling. Russian troops are constantly conducting assault operations.
In the front-line villages in Luhansk Oblast, people are forced to hide in basements almost all the time due to constant shelling by the russian army. This was announced by the head of the oblast, Serhiy Gaidai. Before the war, more than 800 people lived in Makiivka, now a little more than 20. In Nevsky, there are 142 residents left out of more than 700. Artillery destroys the already devastated villages every day.
The Ukrainian army and russian forces are likely to have deployed small groups on Kinburn Spit, which control the Dnipro Bay, as of February 2023. An assault on the right bank by the russians is unlikely. This was reported in the intelligence department of the Ministry of Defense of Great Britain.
In Mykolaiv, due to technical problems, there was another failure in the operation of pumping stations. Most areas of the city remained without water supply. As of February 8, repair work is ongoing.
58% of subscribers in Odesa and Odesa Oblast remain without electricity due to an accident at one of the substations.
The government allocated 30 million hryvnias to Odesa Oblast Military Administration for the purchase of diesel for generators.
In Odesa, the school holidays will continue until the end of the week. Kindergartens that work full-time are returning to their normal work schedule.
This morning, russian troops shelled Kherson with artillery. The projectile hit the house, the husband and son received a slight contusion.
The russians also shelled a kindergarten in Kherson, all the windows were broken.
On the morning of February 8, the territory of the Kherson community came under fire from russian troops, houses were damaged. There are no casualties or injuries.
In Cairy, Kakhovka raion , the russian military is seizing civilian cars from local residents.
In the schools of the Skadovsk raion, the occupiers are creating cadet classes with enhanced military training. The russians promise “benefits” to the graduates of the classes when entering the contract military service. In particular, appointment to sergeant positions.
The defense forces destroyed seven boats of the russian army, which they were going to use to ferry sabotage groups to the right bank of the Dnieper, and damaged two “Hrad” installations in Oleshki, from which the russian army was shelling Kherson.
At night, the occupiers hit the Chervonogrigorivka community, firing two dozen shells at it. As a result of the attack, 7 residential buildings, 3 outbuildings, gas pipelines and electricity networks were mutilated.
Currently, 4,045 buildings have been damaged by enemy shelling in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast since the beginning of the full-scale war. Most of them are private or apartment buildings (more than 3,800).
Serhii Bilash, a mobilized machinist from ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, died of cardiac arrest during the fighting. He is survived by a daughter. During the fighting for Donbas, a 30-year-old soldier Serhii Reutsa from Pyatikhatky was killed. Serhiy is survived by his wife, daughter, father, mother, brother and sister. 22-year-old Serhiy Ryzhkovich from the village of Zoryanye and 32-year-old Artur Abagyan from the Maryanskyi Kryvorizka district, Ruslan Oginskyi from Pidgorodnyi were killed in the fighting. Eternal glory to the Heroes.
In the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the recruitment of volunteers for the “Offensive Guard” continues. “Lyut”, “Rubizh”, “Karadag”, “Bureviy” units are being formed on the basis of the National Police, the State Border Service and the National Guard – for the future counteroffensive and the liberation of temporarily occupied territories.
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast received a new head of the Oblast Military Administration. They appointed Brigadier General Serhiy Lysak. Prior to that, he headed the regional Security Service of Ukraine department.
The Chairman of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council Mykola Lukashuk met with the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic’s support for the region was discussed. The regional authorities will formulate their proposals in the near future.
The President’s website is collecting signatures to award the title of Hero of Ukraine to the fallen soldier Vitalii Koval from Poltava oblast. The defender was killed on January 6, 2023, during an assault on positions in Bakhmut. He died of being 21 years old.
The SBU exposed five more residents of Poltava oblast who turned out to be pro-russian agitators. These are residents of Kremenchuk, Horishni Plavni, Myrhorod, and Myrhorod raion. They posted content on a social network banned in Ukraine that denied or justified russia’s armed aggression. They face a sentence of restraint of liberty for up to 5 years.
Today, Poltava oblast received 45 Starlink satellite communication stations from Polish partners and the charity organization ‘+380’. They will be transferred to the “Points of Invincibility” to provide uninterrupted access to the Internet. So far, 403 of them have been deployed in Poltava oblast.
A park of the Soviet era is to be created in Poltava oblast. The imperial monuments may be transferred to the balance of the oblast if the city authorities do not decide on their ‘fate’ by February. A similar park has already been created in the neighboring Sumy oblast. And after the war is over, the Hadiach Museum of History and Local Lore plans to create an exhibition “Territory of Terror.”
A modernized train will be launched in Poltava oblast, running on the Kremenchuk-Poltava-Pivdenna route. The electric train has ramps, bicycle racks, comfortable upgraded seats, and modernized lighting and warning systems. It will be launched on February 10. By the end of 2023, the railroad plans to modernize and put two more similar electric trains on the routes in Poltava oblast.
The Drevo Museum has digitized the first 100 samples of fragments of ancient embroidery, which is of historical value to our culture. Currently, the photos are being prepared for publication, where it will be possible to examine in detail the embroidery, materials, and techniques used by our ancestors to create and decorate clothes.
The Trypillian Sich Charitable Foundation has purchased five vehicles for the Ukrainian Armed Forces over the past week and a half. The vehicles were purchased at the expense of benefactors. 3 vehicles will be sent to the front in the near future, 2 – after the completion of the equipment. Over the 9 months of its existence, Trypillian Sich members have helped Ukrainian defenders with food, generators, charging stations, clothing, and other essentials.
Residents of the Novoukrainka raion of Kirovograd oblast feed the military for free at a roadside cafe. They stop the soldiers to feed them and thank them. They started helping from the second day of the full-scale russian invasion.
In the village of Dobrovelychkivka of Kirovograd oblast, an eight-apartment building for IDP doctors and military personnel will be renovated. The money is being allocated by the Fortechny Charitable Foundation from Kropyvnytskyi. The housing will be provided free of charge, provided that the doctors stay in the community. Photo – https://t.me/suspilnekropyvnytskyi/13569
The Carpathian oblast said goodbye to its Heroes. A 25-year-old lieutenant, mortar platoon commander Vasyl Stefanyshyn was killed on February 3 near the village of Zelenyi Hai of Polohiv raion in Zaporizhzhia oblast.
On February 5, a senior soldier from Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, 29-year-old Volodymyr Droniuk, was killed in Donetsk oblast. Also recently, it became known about the death of a 33-year-old soldier from the village of Potik, of the Rohatyn community, Bohdan Romanchuk, whose contact was lost on December 7.
The Krupets community said goodbye to the Hero. On February 4, Vasyl Havryliuk died defending our country from russian invaders. The last battle of the soldier took place near the village of Chasiv Yar of Bakhmut district in Donetsk oblast.
In Rivne, a collaborator who supports the armed aggression of the russian federation and the annexation of Crimea will be tried. The 67-year-old man is a native of russia, but has been living in Rivne with his family for many years. Prosecutors sent the indictment to court.
Residents of the Korets community sent an aid vehicle to the front line. It is intended for residents of Lyman, fellow soldiers, and defenders who are in the hospital. Thus, food, gas equipment, medical supplies, trench candles, children’s toys, warm clothes, hygiene products, camouflage nets, and patriotic amulets for children were delivered to the de-occupied territory.
Senior Sergeant Mykhailo Osipov was buried in the town of Khotyn, and senior soldier Ivan Matviyevych was buried in the village of Oleksiyivka. Eternal memory and glory to the Heroes.
Recruitment to the assault brigade of the National Police of Ukraine called “Rage” has begun: 100 people in Bukovyna have already submitted their applications to join this unit.
In Khotyn, a father set up a computer classroom in memory of his son, a hero who died fighting for Ukraine. A local philanthropist made a gift to school No. 1, where Vasyl Moroz studied. He financed the renovation of the classroom and the purchase of ten new computers and a multimedia interactive whiteboard for the students.
The communities of Bukovyna have 775 generators to ensure an uninterrupted power supply. 432 of them were provided by international partners, local volunteers, ministries, etc. The purchase of another 344 generators was financed from local budgets. In addition, there are 233 responsible business facilities in the region that are equipped with backup power sources, including shops, pharmacies, gas stations, post offices, and banks.
In Chop, Zakarpattia, old buildings are being restored for temporary accommodation of internally displaced persons. Currently, 2133 IDPs live in the city. Some of them have already settled in two reconstructed buildings that belonged to a hospital. A third building is currently being prepared for IDPs.Last modified: 9 Лютого, 2023