The three hundred and seventy-fourth (374) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.


Northern oblasts


President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, arrived in Kyiv. She met with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Ruslan Stefanchuk.

Kyiv Oblast

The Center for Coordination of International Assistance and Recovery of the Kyiv Oblast was presented to international partners at the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration. The event was attended by representatives of international companies that help the war-stricken region. Heads of the raion military administrations and territorial communities of the oblast joined online. The Center will become a regional platform for partners to consolidate joint efforts to restore and renovate the Kyiv Oblast. It will help set up and coordinate the processes to cover as many facilities and households as possible.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Residents of a village of the Zhytomyr Oblast will say goodbye to Petro Horbatiuk, born in 1990, who killed in action in May near Lyman. Eternal glory to the Hero.

A charity event “A Year Without a Lyceum” was held on Mykhailivska Street in Zhytomyr. On March 4, 2022, a russian bomb hit one of Zhytomyr’s educational institutions. Fortunately, no one was injured. However, 1,300 students of the lyceum were left without a building. Today, on the main pedestrian street of the city, the lyceum students held a themed charity event and remembered the graduates who fell in the battles for the country’s independence.

With the support of the Zhytomyr Oblast Military Administration and the NGO “In Touch Ukraine Foundation”, another batch of charitable aid from the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF Ukraine, arrived in the Zhytomyr Oblast. In particular, electric heaters, thermal kits, hygiene kits, first aid kits, etc., were delivered.

Volunteers from “Grandma’s Battalion” in Zhytomyr sew special underwear for wounded soldiers. This is underwear with Velcro, which the soldiers requested from the volunteers during their visit to the military hospital.

Chernihiv Oblast

On March 4, russians shelled the Semenivka community in the Chernihiv Oblast with mortars. The border guards received information about 12 hits, probably from a 120 mm mortar, in the area of the village of Tymonovychi.

Today, explosive ordnance disposal by detonation took place near the village of Shestovytsia.

On March 3, in Mykhailo-Kotsiubynske, they said goodbye to border guard Maksym Svyrydenko.

Sumy Oblast

During the day, on March 3, the russian military shelled 6 communities in the Sumy Oblast: Shalyhyne, Krasnopillia, Bilopillia, Esman, Hlukhiv, and Yunakivka. A local resident was killed as a result of the shelling of the Shalyhyne community. A total of 121 hits were recorded.

Today, russians also shelled the villages of Vovkivka and Kharkivka in the Shostka Raion, Sumy Oblast. There is no information on casualties among the local population or damage to civilian infrastructure.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Over the past day, the border settlements of the Kharkiv, Kupiansk, and Chuhuiv raions of the oblast suffered from shelling by the occupiers.

As a result of shelling in Kupiansk, at least 9 residential buildings were damaged, and some outbuildings and garages were destroyed. A health care facility was also damaged. There were no casualties.

In Vovchansk, Chuhuiv Raion, a private residential building was damaged by hostile fire.

In the village of Berestove, Kupiansk Raion, a 52-year-old civilian man was wounded during enemy shelling and then hospitalized in the state of moderate severity.

Mine risk remains high in the oblast. A 37-year-old civilian man died this morning in the village of Chaikivka, Chuhuiv Raion. He hit a trip wire while going to the river to fish.

Donetsk Oblast

On March 3, russian troops carried out 38 strikes on 18 settlements in the Donetsk Oblast.

On March 3, it became known about 2 more residents of the Donetsk Oblast killed by russians: in Maksymilianivka and Siversk.

Since February 24, the russians have killed 1,396 civilians of the Donetsk Oblast, and wounded another 3,119. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the east of the Pokrovsk Raion, in the Ocheretyne community, 8 houses were damaged in Soloviove, Tonenke, and Lastochkyne.

The night before, russians bombarded Kamyshivka in the Novohrodivka community with the Smerch MLRS, damaging a medical facility, but causing no casualties.

In the evening, Avdiivka was shelled, houses on three streets were damaged.

In the Kurakhove community, Kurakhove and Kurakhivka came under fire, and Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, and Katerynivka were shelled in the Maryinka community. There were no casualties.

Coordinators of the social hub in Uman “Avdiivka. Free people. So it was, so it will be” with the support of their colleagues from the Uman City Council held a master class on making paper baskets with flowers. Art therapy allowed the participants to have fun and recharge their batteries.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

In the Horlivka sector, one person was wounded in Chasiv Yar in the morning. In the Toretsk community, 5 houses were damaged. In the Soledar community, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, and Minkivka are under fire.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

One person was injured in the Zvanivka community, 6 houses in Pereizne and 3 more in Zvanivka were damaged. In Siversk, a house was destroyed, and industrial facilities were damaged. In total, 11 bombardments were recorded in Torske and Zarichne of the Lyman community.

Luhansk Oblast

The invaders organized on-site receptions of documents from citizens. The occupiers drive around populated areas, walk in yards, checking the presence of documents issued by the russian federation. Those who don’t have it yet are forced to write an application to receive it.

Southern Oblasts

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

In Zaporizhzhia, rubble is being dismantled for the third day at the site of a rocket hit on the 5th floor, which the russians inflicted on March 1. According to updated information, the bodies of 11 dead people (among them an 8-month-old child) were unblocked from under the debris. 8 people were wounded, 4 were hospitalized. The fate of 5 people remains unknown. 4 cats and a dog were also rescued during the debris removal.

Today, the russians shelled the village of Maryivka in Zaporizhzhia Raion. Houses were damaged. Fortunately, there were no casualties. It is known in advance that the shelling was carried out from the coastal missile complex “Bastion”, equipped with missiles of the “Onyx” type, from the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea.

Mykolaiv Oblast

Yesterday, the enemy carried out artillery and mortar attacks on the water area and the coast of the Ochakiv community. At 3:30 p.m., artillery fire was recorded outside the settlement of the Kutsurub community. There were no casualties.

In Mykolaiv, Pervomaisk, Voznesensk and Bashtanka raions, the day and night passed relatively calmly.

Odesa Oblast

In the Black Sea, the number of russian missile carriers has doubled: two surface ships and two submarines are currently on combat duty. The total volley can consist of 24 missiles of the “Caliber” type.

In the Odesa Oblast, additional repair work on power facilities will begin on March 5 to increase the reliability of the oblast’s power supply. NPC Ukrenergo noted that these are complex works on high-voltage equipment, so temporary restrictions on consumption are possible throughout Sunday and Monday.

In Odesa, in the City Garden, an action was held in support of the defenders of Mariupol, prisoners of war. Stands with photos of servicemen who are currently in captivity were displayed there. According to the organizers, the photos were sent by relatives of soldiers from all over Ukraine.

Kherson Oblast

The russian army shelled the Kherson Oblast 69 times in a day with artillery and multiple launch rocket systems “Grad”. The russian military shelled Kherson four times, 26 shells hit houses and the territory of a utility company. One person died, ten were injured.

The russian army shelled the Kherson community 13 times. The settlements of Antonivka, Prydniprovske, Inzhenerne, KhBK [Kherson Cotton Plant] and Korabel microdistricts were attacked. Four people were injured.

The russian military took out about 200 people from the village of Boyove in Henichesk Raion, because they refused to hand over their land plots to the occupation administration.

The russian occupation administration is creating volunteer paramilitary formations in Crimea to fight the pro-Ukrainian movement against the background of the outflow of security forces from the peninsula.

The russian army in the Kherson direction changed tactics and began using drones against residents of the right-bank territory of the oblast. It is dangerous, so it is necessary to avoid crowding. The tactic of the russian army is to fire aimlessly in the direction of Kherson.

The Ukrainian military identifies the enemy’s positions and destroys them with aimed fire. During the day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed three reconnaissance drones of the russian army in the Kherson direction.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed two observation posts of the russian federation in Oleshky and on the islands, a warehouse with ammunition in the Kakhovka Raion, and an unmanned reconnaissance vehicle.

Students of Novooleksandrivka Lyceum of Beryslav Raion took part in the Japanese-Ukrainian project “War Through the Eyes of Children”. Its purpose is to collect funds for the restoration of the school in the village of Soldatske.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

The russians continue shelling the Nikopol Raion. In the Marganets community, a social institution, 19 private houses, 12 farm buildings, 3 cars, a garage, a gas pipeline and a power line were damaged.

In Nikopol, a private enterprise and 4 houses were damaged, a power line was cut. Two outbuildings were heavily damaged.

Anti-aircraft gunners of the Nikopol anti-aircraft missile regiment destroyed a russian Su-34 fighter-bomber in the area of the temporarily occupied city of Enakievo. One enemy pilot died, one was wounded.

37-year-old junior sergeant Oleksandr Liulka from Kamianske was killed in battle with the enemy. He had a wife, two daughters, parents and a brother. 20-year-old Dmytro Petukhov from Dnipro died while defending Ukraine. 30-year-old Kyrylo Bolotnikov from Verkhivtsevo also died at the front. He had a wife, two children and a mother. 28-year-old Maksym Nos from Kryvyi Rih was killed in the fighting near Kreminna in Luhansk Oblast. He had a daughter. In Pyatykhatki, a farewell was held for 38-year-old Anton Lomtev, who died in Kharkiv Oblast last year. He had a sister and a son. Eternal Glory to Heroes.

Defenders who returned from Bakhmut were awarded in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Since August 2022, fighters have been performing combat missions in Mayorsk, Toretsk and New York. The defenders were awarded the President’s award “For the Defense of Ukraine”, awards and thanks from the military command, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. They also received extraordinary titles and valuable gifts.

In Dnipro, rescuers awarded seventh-grader Tymofii Poteriailo, who helped to sort out the rubble of the house destroyed by a russian rocket in the “Peremoha” housing estate. The boy was given a certificate of appreciation, a helmet and a fire extinguisher.

Dnipro rock performers from the band “S4” are organizing a charity tour of Ukraine. The musicians want to raise funds for the defenders of the volunteer formation “Azov Zaporizhzhia”. After Dnipro, the band plans a charity tour: Zaporizhzhia, Kremenchuk, Kyiv, Zhovti Vody, Poltava. People can pay from UAH 150 and more for a ticket.

Poltava Oblast

Two traitors whose cases were investigated by Poltava Security Service of Ukraine officers will be tried. Two natives of Horlivka, who fought on the side of russia, were detained by Ukrainian defenders in the eastern direction. The traitors were carrying out the tasks of russian commanders, so they will stand trial for treason and collaboration

The community in the Poltava Oblast decided to demolish the monument of a russian saboteur Leniza Buhorska. In the second year of the full-scale war, deputies of the Chornukhyne settlement council voted to dismantle the bust. 80 years ago, a communist agent scouted the situation underground in the West of Ukraine, rooting for the OUN (Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists) and the UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army). Later, she was exposed and executed, and the Soviet regime made Bugorska a heroine.

The Myrhorod pilot became the hero of a British film about the year of the Great War. Pilot Oleksiy defended the skies of Kyiv at the beginning of the full-scale war and continues to protect the airspace of Ukraine. For a documentary on the anniversary of the Great War, he spoke about the first days of the invasion, the loss of his brothers and his family.

136 laptops were given to teachers of general secondary education institutions in all communities of the Oblast. The Oblast received assistance within the framework of the cooperation of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Digital Affairs with the company “Google”, the international organization “World Vision International” and UNESCO. Thanks to technology, teachers will work more effectively in educational information systems, which will simplify the assessment of students and help reduce the workload.

Western oblasts

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

It is the day of mourning in the Kamianets-Podilskyi community. Today we said goodbye to 36-year-old Roman Kryshchuk, who died in battle with the enemy in the Donetsk Oblast. Bright memory of the Hero.

Representatives of the Ukrainian Social Investment Fund visited the city council with a proposal to implement a joint project. The fund pays special attention to modern technologies, energy saving and energy efficiency.

For Kamianets-Podilskyi, this is an opportunity to implement a project to restore premises for housing for displaced persons. After the meeting, the mayor instructed the responsible persons to conduct a joint inspection of several potential objects for restoration with representatives of the fund.

Rivne Oblast

In the Rivne Oblast, they said goodbye to two defenders. In Varash, they paid tribute to Oleksander Novak. Viktor Slobodeniuk was led to his final journey in the Shpaniv community. Bright memory of Heroes.

The Rivne Oblast received five generators for water utilities. Thanks to cooperation with the German organization ERCC, the Rivne Oblast received another aid. These are five generators of different capacities: from 220 to 66 kW. In case of power outages, they will provide back-up power to the pumps that pump water to water channels.

Zakarpattia Oblast

Oleksandr Khmil-Gerasemiuk, a resident of the village of Skotarske in the Mukachevo Raion, died in the war. The soldier was 30 years old. Eternal memory of the Hero.

Professor of the Uzhgorod National University Halyna Shumytska became a laureate of the Dmytro Nytchenko Prize, which is awarded every year for spreading the Ukrainian word.

The collection “Lesiana of Zakarpattia” was presented in the Fedir Potushniak regional scientific library. In the book, the library staff collected material on the influence of Lesia Ukrainka’s work on Zakarpattia.

Last modified: 6 Березня, 2023