The three hundred and seventy-second (372) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.
The capital is improving the system of notifying the population about emergency situations. Work on this began even before russia’s full-scale invasion. The system was modeled after systems operating in the USA, Germany and Poland. The first units of the reconstructed system – 15 warning points – have already been tested in the Desnianskyi district of the capital. In two weeks, 12 more will be added. In total, it is planned to install 47 warning points in the Desnianskyi district. The total number of such points to be installed in Kyiv is 630. The new system can operate for about a week without power supply, using its backup equipment. Therefore, even in conditions of disconnection of all telecom operators, this system will continue to work, because it will be managed autonomously with the use of artificial intelligence.
A new burial site of civilians killed by russians was found in Borodianka, Kyiv Oblast. According to preliminary information, three Ukrainians were shot in the head by russians, Kyiv Oblast police chief Andriy Nebytov said during a briefing.
On March 1, russian troops shelled two communities in the Chernihiv Oblast. Border guards recorded one explosion of a 120 mm mortar shell in the Semenivka community and nine explosions of shells of the same caliber in the Horodnia community.
In the Chernihiv Oblast, they said goodbye to junior sergeant Rostyslav Turchyn, who came under mortar fire in Donetsk region.
Yesterday, during the evening attack, russian soldiers shelled the territory of the Sumy Raion. A power line was damaged. 679 consumers of border communities remained without electricity. Most of them are residents of the Hlukhiv and Seredyna-Buda communities. Emergency crews will start repairs after receiving permission from the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the State Emergency Service.
On the night of March 1 to 2, russians shelled 5 communities in the Sumy Oblast: Nova Slobidka, Bilopillia, Khotyn, Seredyna-Buda, and Sumy. 30 hits were recorded.
Over the past day, the settlements in the Kharkiv, Kupiansk, Chuhuiv, and Bohodukhiv raions of the oblast came under occupiers’ fire.
In particular, the enemy shelled the city of Kupiansk, the settlements of Kivsharivka and Velykyi Burluk, the villages of Krasne, Hlyboke, Strilecha, Chervona Zoria, and others with tube artillery, MLRS and mortars. In the area of the village of Budarky, the enemy used a UAV with a combat payload. Residential buildings and outbuildings were damaged.
An administrative building in the village of Kindrashivka, Kupiansk Raion, was damaged by an MLRS attack.
Mine clearance works are underway. Over the course of the day, pyrotechnics of the State Emergency Service defused 17 explosive devices.
On the territory of the Izium forestry near the village of Spivakivka, an employee of the forestry and 3 other men, who were traveling with him in a car, hit an anti-tank mine. All four men died on the spot.
In Northern Saltivka, they plan to reconstruct the boiler house damaged by enemy shelling in the spring of 2022: it provided heating for about 30 residential buildings.
On March 1, russian troops shelled 11 settlements in the Donetsk Oblast. Avdiivka was attacked ten times by aviation, Grad MLRS, and artillery. The russian army bombarded Kurakhove with the Uragan MLRS, and Bakhmut with rocket artillery.
On March 1, in the Donetsk Oblast, one person was killed in Bakhmut as a result of shelling by the russian army. Five other residents were wounded in Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Chasiv Yar.
Since the beginning of the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine, 1,392 people have been killed and 3,114 wounded in the Donetsk Oblast. The exact number of the dead and wounded in Volnovakha and Mariupol is impossible to establish.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
In the east of the Pokrovsk Raion, russians were actively shooting in the Ocheretyne community: 2 houses and an administrative building were damaged in Lastochkyne, a house, a shop and a church were damaged in Orlivka. In the morning, there were airborne missile strikes on Lastochkyne and Severne. Sporadic artillery shelling was recorded in the Maryinka community – in Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, and Heorhiivka.
In Avdiivka, there were occasional hits in the old and central parts of the city during the night.
A resident of Myrnohrad disseminated information about the firing positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in pro-russian groups. According to the investigation, in July 2022, the suspect sent information about the locations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Myrnohrad to closed pro-russian groups via the Telegram messenger. Currently, the man has been remanded in custody without bail.
Today, the leadership of the Pokrovsk City Military Administration signed a memorandum with French partners, the Solidarités organization. Under the agreement, IDPs will receive targeted financial assistance. This category of population will receive UAH 2,200 per month. The total amount of UAH 6,600 is paid for three months as a lump sum. The community has already cooperated with this organization: Solidarités provided hygiene kits to the local shelter.
A new shelter has opened in Pokrovsk. With the support of the Nova Ukraine organization, a community partner, a mobile heating station started operating in Pokrovsk. Thanks to the joint efforts of the city authorities and its benefactors, the shelter is fully equipped and serviced.
Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion
The enemy continues to advance. Bondarne, Zaliznianske, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Chasiv Yar, and New York in the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by the enemy.
On the Avdiyivka and Shakhtarsk directions, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of the settlements of Kamianka, Severna, Vodyane, Nevelske, and Maryinka. The areas of Avdiyivka, Lastochkine, Berdychi, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Georgiivka, Bogoyavlenka, Velyka Novosilka and Neskuchne in Donetsk Oblasts were shelled.
Heavy fighting is going on for Bakhmut. 1 person was injured, and residential buildings and a shop were damaged. Today, 4,500 residents remain in the city. Eight police evacuation teams work in the Bakhmut community, which primarily rescue families with children. There are less than 40 children left in Bakhmut. People are also being evacuated from Siversk, Chasovoy Yar, and Zvanivka.
A house in New York was damaged, and shelling of the surroundings of the Chasovoyarsk community was recorded. Dubovo-Vasylivka and Orihovo-Vasylivka, Vasyukivka, Fedorivka, and Rozdolivka came under fire in the Soledar community.
Ukrainian defenders repelled attacks in the areas of Orihovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, and Ivanivske settlements.
Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion
In the Lysychansk direction, it was noisy in Siversk — there, houses on 4 streets were damaged. 12 airstrikes were recorded in the Toretsk and Zarichne areas of the Lyman community, as well as shelling of the outskirts of the Zvaniv community – without casualties.
In September, russia will try to hold the first elections in the so-called “LPR”. Collaborators dream of keeping their hard-earned positions. To increase the turnout, as well as for the opportunity to manipulate the results of the vote, citizens are allowed to participate in involuntary voting even if they do not have a passport from russia.
The police of the Luhansk Oblast have created a chatbot and a Telegram channel for searching and documenting crimes of russia in the territory of the Luhansk Oblast. This resource was created in Telegram to simplify the procedure for submitting information to the police about crimes by representatives of occupation forces, representatives of illegal armed formations, and collaborators in the temporarily occupied territory of the Luhansk Oblast.
In Zaporizhzhia, the enemy launched a rocket attack on a five-story residential building in the city center at night. The shell destroyed the apartments on the top three floors. 24 units of special equipment and 90 rescuers worked at the scene. Four people died, and 11 people were rescued from the rubble. Seven townspeople are in hospitals, three of them are in serious condition and four are in moderate condition. Among them is a pregnant woman.
Also, as a result of the attack by the occupiers, nearby houses were damaged by debris and the blast wave. A domestic cat was also rescued from the rubble.
In three days, the police recorded 240 enemy strikes on the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. More than 20 settlements of Pology and Vasylivka raions were targeted by the occupiers, mainly the residential and civil infrastructure of the region was affected. To destroy the houses of the civilian population, the russian military used aviation, artillery shells, and multiple rocket systems.
Law enforcement officers documented the most hits in Gulyaipole and Orihiv, where the territory of a local school was once again damaged.
In addition, the impact of russian shells was recorded on the territory of the farm in the village of Lukyanivka, Stepnohirsk community. The administration building, warehouses, and fence were significantly damaged.
Over the past 24 hours, the enemy fired 100 shots at the positions of Ukrainian defenders in the Zaporizhia Oblast, using tank weapons, rockets, and barrel artillery along the entire contact line.
Yesterday, the enemy attacked with anti-aircraft missiles outside the settlement of the Kutsurub community and along the coast of the community. There are no casualties.
In Mykolaiv, Pervomaisk, Voznesensk, and Bashtanka raions, the day and night passed relatively calmly.
In the Odesa Oblast, in the village of Petro-Evdokiivka, they will say goodbye to military man Serhiy Nazarov. He was a cadet of a training platoon of an army unit in Zhytomyr Oblast— eternal glory to the Hero.
At the meeting of the historical and toponymic commission, it was decided to recommend to the deputies of the city council to rename the Suvorovskyi district of the city to Peresypskyi, and the Malinovskyi district to Khadzhibeiskyi.
Additional areas for fishing will be opened on the Danube River in Odesa Oblast. This should improve the economic situation in the fishing district.
Today, the russian army struck the Berislav raion with drones. They shot at the queue of people waiting for humanitarian aid near the school. A 16-year-old teenager is among the nine wounded. All the injured were hospitalized, and four people are in serious condition.
In the Kherson region, law enforcement officers exhumed the bodies of two men tortured by the russians military during the occupation. They were kept in isolation, they were found among the dead with signs of multiple injuries, in particular, broken ribs. Currently, the bodies of men sent for a forensic medical examination.
A resident of the Kherson Oblast, who headed the Gornostaev occupation administration, will be tried for collaborationism. In a pseudo-post, he obliged people to submit to the occupiers and demanded compliance with the regime established by the russian military.
In the Kherson direction, the Defense Forces destroyed an unmanned reconnaissance vehicle of the russian military type “Orlan-10”. The ammunition depot of the russian army was also blown up.
Almost 12,300 people in the Kherson Territorial Community received financial assistance from the Red Cross, including 11,588 Kherson residents. There are currently six branches of Ukrposhta in the city, where you can receive payments.
The russian invaders shelled the Marganets community. As a result, the farm building was mutilated. Eight domestic animals died, five more were injured. In the community, two private houses and three more commercial buildings were gutted.
At night, the russians shelled Nikopol and the Chervonohrihorivka community. Eught high-rise buildings, five garages, three cars, a boiler room of a kindergarten, several shops and a pharmacy were damaged by shelling. Power lines are broken, water supply is mutilated.
During eight months of shelling by russian troops in Nikopol, 14 residents were killed and 94 others were injured. More than 1,500 residential buildings and dozens of educational and medical institutions were also damaged in the city.
The regional government will speed up the reorganization of the prosthetic enterprise in Poltava, which can become a rehabilitation center. The experimental prosthetic and orthopedic enterprise in Poltava specializes in the production of orthopedic shoes, insoles, orthoses and prostheses for various purposes. During the reorganization, the production of products should not be stopped.
Street lighting is returning in Poltava, the lights will be on in the central part of the city and along the trolleybus route and nearby streets. The next stage will be the connection of light in neighborhoods, and then – parks and squares.
The deceased aviators from the Poltava Oblast were depicted in the “Know Our People” calendar about prominent Ukrainians. Myrhorod pilots Oleksandr Oksanchenko and Stepan Choban died in the first days of the full-scale war. In 2023, the calendar-gallery included portraits and quotes of Ukrainians – heroes of ancient and modern history. There are nine characters for each month, and the reverses contain short biographies.
The youth of the Poltava Oblast achieve high results in science. And these efforts and successes were noted at the state level. Eight students of the Oblast Small Academy of Sciences will receive a scholarship from the President of Ukraine. Last year, they became the winners of the 3rd stage of the All-Ukrainian competition for the defense of research works of the Small Academy of Sciences. This is the largest number of scholars from the oblast in the entire history of the competition. They will receive 2,600 hryvnias each month.
An exhibition of portraits of the wives of defenders who are currently defending Ukraine on the front lines, entitled “With my heart” is opened at the Kropyvnytskyi Tourist Information Center. The photos presented at the exhibition were chosen by the photo artist Oleksandr Mayorov at his discretion. Each project participant received two selected photos as a gift.
New metal-plastic windows are being installed in a new building in Khmelnytskyi, which was twice damaged by an explosive wave after russian missile attacks during the winter. Thus, on December 31, 76 apartments were damaged. The Swiss company “Medair” provided one and a half million hryvnias for repairs.
The charity fund “We can help” (“Mozhemo-Pomozhemo”), founded by the mayor of Kamianets-Podilskyi back in 2020, in addition to helping the poor and people who find themselves in a difficult situation, supports the military. Today, the fund provided the defenders with optical sights, thermal imagers, night vision devices, rangefinders, protractors and other necessary equipment. The fund also purchased dozens of tires and wheels, and repaired several cars.
650 residents of the Khmelnytskyi community have already received free food kits. In total, about 19,000 of these are planned to be provided. The set includes oil, groats, flour, sugar, pasta, stew, as well as biscuits and tea. The content of one package is estimated at 579 hryvnias.
Despite the constant shelling of the enemy in the Kharkiv Oblast, servicemen of the 107th separate brigade of the Bukovyna Territorial Defense Forces continue to evacuate the civilian population from dangerous areas. In cooperation with the police and representatives of the Red Cross, it was possible to take eight children from the border village of Milove to a safe place.
In Sokyriany Raion, the family of the fallen defender Vasyl Demianchuk decided to support the servicemen and handed over his car to the soldiers of the 97th battalion. Soldier Vasyl Demianchuk died while performing a combat mission near the settlement of Netailove in the Donetsk Oblast. Four children were left without a father. The younger brother of the fallen defender now also defends Ukraine.
Over four million hryvnias were transferred to the account of the Armed Forces of Ukraine by the employees of the Chernivtsi Oblast Center of Emergency Medical Aid and Disaster Medicine during the year of the full-scale invasion. In addition to money, the Bukovyna “Ambulance” service donated 17 of its cars and winter tires for the needs of the army. Workers also constantly send medicines, medical products, tourniquets, blood-stopping and pain-relieving drugs, etc. to the military.
The center for professional and creative development will start work in the Storozhynets community. Thus, a carpentry, metalwork and sewing workshop will be created on the basis of lyceums. High school students will be taught here, as well as various informal events for local youth and immigrants will be held.
The Security Service of Ukraine detained a russian saboteur who tried to blow up one of the Rivne’s transport infrastructure facilities. In this way, the aggressor hoped to disrupt the supply of foreign weapons to the Defense Forces on the eastern and southern fronts. On February 19, the attacker arrived in Ukraine under the guise of a resident of one of the European countries. When crossing the state border, he used the passport of an EU citizen.
Four centers of social and psychological support will be created in the Rivne Oblast. Both military personnel and civilians affected by the war will be able to apply there. This is a pilot project that will be implemented in the Rivne Oblast throughout the year. The initiative is launched with Polish partners as part of the National Program of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support at the initiative of First Lady Olena Zelenska. Financial assistance will be provided by the European Commission and the Polish Bank of Regional Economy.
In Uzhgorod, the relocated enterprise will manufacture pipes for cars in Europe and the USA. Centravis pipe holding from the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, which is one of the largest manufacturers of seamless pipes in Europe, opened a new production line in Uzhhorod. Part of the employees moved to Uzhgorod from the main plant in Nikopol, and local specialists are also planned to be employed.
In Zakarpattia, an educational channel is being launched to prepare 11th-graders who will take the national multi-subject test. Training will take place free of charge online. It is also planned to create a special channel in Slovak and Hungarian for training representatives of national minorities. The project will be carried out by Zakarpattia Oblast Military Administration and Uzhhorod National University.Last modified: 4 Березня, 2023