The eight hundred and eighth day (808) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern Oblasts 


US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken arrived in Kyiv with an unannounced visit. He met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyi to discuss the situation on the battlefield, support for Ukrainian soldiers and further defense cooperation.

Kyiv Oblast

Air defense forces worked in the Kyiv Oblast that night. It passed without consequences.

Almost 100 residents of Kyiv Oblast successfully completed a 7-week basic course of civilian training for national resistance. The course includes 16 areas, including tactical and fire training, takmed, work with UAVs, etc. Among those who received certificates of successful completion of the basic civilian training course, 60% are women and 40% are men.

Chernihiv Oblast

On May 13, the russian army shelled three border communities of Chernihiv Oblast. The fire was conducted from mortars, MLRS, barrel artillery and an FPV drone. Near the village of Hremyach — hitting a gas distribution point from an FPV drone. People were left without gas supply. There were no casualties or injuries. The fire department in the Novgorod-Siverskyi community was also attacked.

Sumy Oblast 

During the past day, 11 communities of Sumy Oblast were shelled by russia. 166 explosions were recorded.

In the evening of May 13, the russian military shelled the village of Uhroida in the Krasnopillya community, houses were damaged, several streets were without lights.

During the night and morning, the russian army shelled 8 communities of Sumy Oblast with various weapons, there were 78 hits.

Today is the first day of evacuation in Bilopilla. 28 people left, including 6 children.

Eastern Oblasts 

Kharkiv Oblast

On May 13, as a result of russian shelling of Vovchansk, four men and two women were wounded. A 71-year-old woman was injured in Liptsy, four men were injured in Korotich, one man died.

Yesterday, the russians hit Veseli with aerial bombs, Borova with anti-aircraft missiles, Kozacha Lopan was also under fire, two houses were damaged there.

On May 13, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 13 russian attacks in the Kharkiv direction, and 22 in the Kupyansk direction.

During the day, 7,023 people were evacuated from border settlements, including 556 children.

This morning, the russian army bombed the Kharkiv district of Kyiv with an aerial bomb, injuring four people. Three garages were also destroyed, three more were damaged.

During the day, Kharkiv was attacked by guided aerial bombs.

In the Kharkiv direction, units of the Ukrainian troops repulse the attack of russia in the Shebekino-Vovchansk direction, the situation is under control.

As a result of air strikes on Ukrainian units, Ukrainian troops had to change positions near Lukianske to save lives. Fighting continues, with russians using 10 guided aerial bombs. 

The situation in Vovchansk is consistently difficult, russians are shelling the city with aircraft, artillery, mortars, and MLRS, and russian drones are flying over the city. As of May 14, there are up to 400 people in Vovchansk. 

An 80-year-old woman died as a result of shelling in Vovchansk, and an 83-year-old man died in Gatyshche as a result of shrapnel wounds. 

In Vovchansk, on the first day of the massive russian strikes, two volunteers disappeared, without coordinating their actions and movements with the police and local authorities. The whereabouts of these people are currently unknown. 

In the Kupyansk direction, since the beginning of the day on May 14, six firefights took place in the areas of Synkivka, Berestove, Stelmakhivka and Myasozharivka.

As of May 14, 7,531 people were evacuated from the border area of Kharkiv Oblast.

Donetsk Oblast

Yesterday, the russian army shelled seven localities, including Novohrodivka, Pokrovsk and Selydove.

Since the beginning of the day, the russian army has attacked more than 30 times on the eastern front, and 20 attacks are still ongoing. 

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

The russian military has changed its approach to attempts to storm the town of Chasiv Yar. The russian army is destroying the settlement with FABs and CABs, using aircraft, FPV drones, and drones with drops in large numbers. 

As of the morning of May 14, 71 people remain in Chasiv Yar.

Southern Oblasts

Mykolayiv Oblast

On May 13, the russian army launched a missile attack on an open area in the Voznesensk raion. In addition, the russians shelled the waters of the Ochakiv community with artillery, as well as the Kutsurub community on the night of May 14. No one was killed or injured.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

The russian army conducted 462 attacks on seven towns and villages in Zaporizhzhia Oblast during the day on May 13.

Two russian UAVs of the “Shahed-131/136” type destroyed air defense units in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

Odesa Oblast

Yesterday, on May 13, the russian army attacked twice with tactical aircraft, firing missiles at Mykolayiv and Odesa Oblasts. No one was injured.

Kherson Oblast

During the day, the russian army launched a missile attack on Kherson, shelling nine settlements in Kherson Oblast. A critical infrastructure facility, an administrative building, an educational institution, a multi-storey building and 16 private houses were damaged. One person was killed and two were wounded.

At night in Kherson Oblast, the Air Defense Forces destroyed two russian Shahed-131/136 attack drones.

Save Ukraine returned six children from the temporarily occupied territories of Kherson Oblast to the government-controlled territory: a girl and five boys aged five to 12. The children are now safe. In total, since the beginning of 2024, 84 children have been returned from the temporarily occupied left bank. 

In the temporarily occupied territory of Kherson Oblast, the occupiers are teaching teenagers to “inform” on residents – to identify “extremists” and “terrorists” and report them to the russians. Children are also lectured about “Nazis” in Ukraine.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

On the night of May 14, the russian army attacked the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with long-range attack drones. Air defense destroyed four “shaheds”.

In the morning of May 14, a man of 45 years old was killed in the shelling of Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Another man was wounded. Private houses, outbuildings, and power lines were damaged.

The “Lada” animal shelter, evacuated from Donetsk Oblast, has been rebuilt in one of the villages of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Currently, the shelter is home to more than two hundred dogs from Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Kharkiv, and Kherson Oblasts.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Last night, air defense forces destroyed a Shahed-131/136 attack UAV in the sky over Kirovohrad Oblast. 

Cherkasy Oblast

At night on May 14, the enemy attacked Cherkasy Oblast using Shahed drones. Ukrainian defenders destroyed five drones using mobile fire teams and electronic warfare. No one was injured and the infrastructure remained intact. 

Poltava Oblast

One of Poltava’s medical centers provides free lower limb prostheses. Since the fall of 2023, about 300 patients have received prosthetics and subsequent rehabilitation services.

Western Oblasts

Volyn Oblast

The second evacuation train from Donetsk Oblast was met in Volyn. There are 16 children among the passengers. A total of 48 residents of Donetsk Oblast arrived. People also took their pets with them. Some of the families were settled in temporary housing, while others were accommodated in the private sector.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

Last night, air defense forces destroyed Shahed-131/136 attack UAVs in the sky over Khmelnytskyi Oblast. 

Last modified: 15 Травня, 2024