The four hundred and ninety-seventh day (497) of large-scale armed aggression by the russian against our state continues.


Northern oblasts


On the evening of June 4 in Kyiv, the Motherland monument was illuminated in the colors of the United States flag to mark the country’s Independence Day.

In Kiev, entrepreneurs who have underground parking lots, business premises, etc., can hand them over for the arrangement of simple shelters. These shelters will be provided with 24-hour unimpeded access and will be equipped only with the basic necessities – seating places, fire-fighting equipment, medical kits, and drinking water.

The SBU took a collaborator in Kyiv who was carrying out sweeps of Ukrainian partisans in Zaporizhzhia. The traitor was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Kyiv Oblast

Today, in the Vyshhorod Raion, units of the State Emergency Service were busy destroying explosive devices.

Ruslan Kravchenko, the head of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration, handed over to Pope Francis a “Bucha coin” with an image of the Church of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called. It was here that 119 civilians were buried during the russian occupation.

Chernihiv Oblast

On July 5, russian troops shelled the border areas of the Chernihiv Oblast. The Semenivka and Snovsk communities came under fire. There was no information about the damage incurred.

Today, the road bridge across the Desna River, which connects Chernihiv and Kyiv, was opened for traffic. It was bombed by russians in March 2022.

Environmentalists have calculated the damage to the environment of the Chernihiv Oblast as a result of russia’s full-scale invasion. In particular, the amount of damage caused to land and soil amounts to UAH 10.85 billion, the damage from unorganized emissions of pollutants into the air as a result of emergencies is UAH 5.62 billion, and the damage caused by water pollution and contamination, and unauthorized use of water resources is UAH 1.58 billion.

The Three Sisters monument in Senkivka on the border of Chernihiv Oblast with the russian federation was removed from the list of historical monuments of local significance.

Sumy Oblast

During the day of July 4, the russian military shelled the Sumy Oblast 36 times. In the Krasnopillia community, three private houses were damaged, and an outbuilding, the premises of the lyceum, two houses and a former farm building were damaged in the Myropillia community.

At night and in the morning of July 5, russians shelled the Sumy Oblast 5 times. They attacked the Bilopillia, Krasnopillia, and Myropillia communities. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties or damage.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Over the last day, the occupiers launched a missile attack on the town of Pervomaiskyi and the village of Bilyi Kolodiaz. The border settlements of the Kharkiv, Chuhuiv, Kupiansk, and Izium raions were shelled with mortars and artillery.

On the morning of July 4, in the village of Monachynivka, Kupiansk Raion, the occupiers damaged houses and outbuildings with shelling. There were no casualties.

As a result of the attack by the Russians on Pervomaiskyi on July 4, 43 people were injured, including 12 children.

As of the morning of July 5, 7 people remain in hospitals in the oblast, 5 of them are in Pervomaiskyi, in moderate condition, mostly with shrapnel wounds. A woman was hospitalized in Kharkiv with an eye injury, her condition is moderate. A one-year-old child is also in a medical facility, his condition is moderate.

In the evening, the enemy carried out a powerful mortar attack on the village of Udy. They struck 19 times, significantly damaging two private houses and destroying a car. There were no casualties.

In the village of Bilyi Kolodiaz, Chuhuiv Raion, as a result of the shelling of the sugar factory, the roof, walls, and structural elements of the production building were destroyed. According to preliminary information, russians used the S-300 missiles. 45- and 37-year-old men received explosive injuries and were hospitalized in moderate condition.

On July 5, the village of Bilyi Kolodiaz was shelled, an apartment building and a car were damaged. There was no information about the casualties.

In Izium, a 69-year-old woman was injured as a result of the detonation of an explosive device in the forestry.

During the day, bomb squads inspected 8.8 hectares of the territory of the oblast, where they found and defused 59 pieces of explosive ordnance. The work involved 32 pyrotechnic crews of the State Emergency Service (163 people and 64 pieces of equipment).

Donetsk Oblast

The police recorded more than twenty strikes on civilian objects and populated areas of the Donetsk Oblast during the day. The occupying forces opened fire from aircraft, Smerch, Uragan and Grad rocket systems, artillery. 

Over the past day, two people were injured in the Donetsk Oblast from shelling by the russian army. There were no casualties.

Since February 24, 2022, the russians have killed 1,593 civilians of the Donetsk Oblast and wounded another 3,796. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

July 5 is the anniversary of the liberation of Kramatorsk, Sloviansk, Druzhkivka and Kostiantynivka.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

In the middle of the night, the russians launched a rocket attack on Druzhkivka. A house was damaged.

In the Lysychansk direction, four houses were destroyed in Pereizne and two houses were damaged in Zvanivka. 15 shellings of the Lyman community were recorded.

Today is the 9th day since russia targeted the center of Kramatorsk and killed workers and visitors of the Ria Pizza cafe. Three people died and 60 were injured. The city honored the memory of the dead.

July 5, 2014 is the day Kramatorsk was liberated from russian terrorists. By the 9th anniversary of the liberation of Kramatorsk and Sloviansk, activists climbed the highest point of Ukraine.

The coordinator of “Active Community” took part in events dedicated to the anniversary of the liberation of the city. In the format of a “living library” he discussed with the participants the problems of mine danger in the Oblast.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the Donetsk direction, shelling of Krasnohorivka and Heorhiivka of the Marinka community was recorded. The day before, the russians shelled Avdiivka twice with artillery. In the Kurakhove community, one person died in Dalnie, three houses were damaged. Hannivka and Vesely Gai are under fire.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

In the Horlivka direction, a house in Kostiantynivka and a transformer in Pivnichne of the Toretsk community were damaged. In the Chasiv Yar community, two houses were destroyed as a result of shelling by the russian army. Vasiukivka, Rozdolivka and Fedorivka of the Soledar community are under fire.

Defense forces of Ukraine conducted successful assaults in the direction of Klishchiivka near Bakhmut.

During the day, 17 battles took place in the Bakhmut direction. Russian forces opened fire on Ukrainian military positions 436 times.

The russian army is transferring heavy military equipment, in particular, tanks, to the Bakhmut direction of the front.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion

In the morning, in the direction of Volnovakha, the russians shelled Maksimivka using Grad MLRS. There are no casualties.

Ukrainian paratroopers shot down 16 air targets of the russian army in the Vuhledar direction of the front in the Donetsk Oblast this month. Russian planes and helicopters flew up without fear, hovered in the air and attacked the positions of the Defense Forces. Therefore, they became achievable goals.

Southern oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

Yesterday, July 4, the town of Ochakiv of the Ochakiv community came under enemy fire. As a result of one of the shellings, a dry grass fire broke out in an open area, which was promptly extinguished. There are no casualties.

In addition, on July 4, the enemy fired artillery at the water area of ​​the Ochakiv community. There are no casualties.

Also yesterday, July 4, shelling was recorded near the settlement of the Kutsurub community. As a result of the shelling, a dry grass fire broke out in an open area of ​​500 square meters, which was promptly liquidated. There are no casualties.

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

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

In the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, as of 01:30 on July 5, air defense forces destroyed a russian drone “Shahed-136”.

During the past day, July 4, the russian military shelled 12 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. So far, 17 reports of destruction have been recorded. There were no casualties or injuries.

During the counteroffensive, the Ukrainian military was able to advance deep into the russian defensive positions in the south of Ukraine to a distance of up to 7.5 kilometers.

As of July 5, the water level in the Zaporizhzhia NPP cooling pond remained unchanged at 16.56 m. The situation remains stable and under control.

The head of the IAEA, Raphael Grossi, said that during the last inspections at the Zaporizhzhia NPP, no tampering activity was detected.

Odessa Oblast

The number of russian missile carriers in the Black Sea has increased to three. Their total salvo can be up to 20 Calibers. The missile threat level is extremely high.

Odesa guardsmen detained a suspected traitor at a checkpoint. They stopped the car to check documents. In the passenger’s phone, a video of a missile attack, phone numbers of subscribers of the aggressor country and unrecognized Transnistria were found.

Kherson Oblast

During the past 24 hours, russian troops shelled the de-occupied Kherson Oblast 83 times from the entire arsenal of weapons. 27 shells were fired in Kherson. They hit residential quarters, a school in Veletensky, a critical infrastructure facility in Kherson raion. Two people died, one was injured.

In the morning, the russian army shelled Antonivka and the surrounding areas of Kherson. A 73-year-old man was injured.

Over the past day, 11 fires broke out in ecosystems in Beryslav and Kherson raion. The total area of ​​the fire is about five hectares.

In the temporarily captured Skadovsk and Genichesk, the number of acute intestinal infections with cholera symptoms has increased. The occupying “power” does not recognize this. At the same time, it secretly vaccinates representatives of the so-called “administrations” and their entourage.

The first 532 residents of the Kherson Oblast will receive help from the state for compensation due to flooding as a result of the russian military blowing up the Kakhovskaya HPP. According to the statements, five thousand hryvnias will be deposited into the bank accounts. The State Treasury transferred 2.66 million hryvnias for the payment of financial aid.

As a result of russian troops undermining the Kakhovskaya HPP, the island of Tavan, which was flooded during its construction, rose from the bottom of the Kakhovskaya Reservoir.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

On the night of July 5, air defense forces eliminated “Shaheda” in the sky over Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

An ammunition drop from a UAV was recorded in the Marganets community of the Nikopol raion in the morning. Consequences are clarified.

In the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the first harvest of barley and peas was harvested from 500 hectares of fields. Harvesting continues in four raions of the region: Kamianske, Kryvyi Rih, Nikopol and Dniprovsk.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Kirovohrad Oblast has already formed a team of more than 20 medics who are ready to help residents of Kherson, Mykolaiv and Zaporizhzhia Oblast on a shift basis.

The Kropyvnytskyi City Council supported a petition to change the procedure for saying goodbye to those who died in the war. The petition has 10 points with proposals agreed upon by relatives of the victims, volunteers, and active residents of Kropyvnytskyi. The final decision will be made by city council members.

Poltava Oblast

Young doctor Anton Sokolenko from Poltava was awarded the medal “For Military Service to Ukraine”. He had a business trip to the frontline areas, where he rescued wounded soldiers.

Mobile consultation centers on mobilization, social protection and military medical commissions will be opened in the Poltava Oblast. They will be placed in public places. In these points, you can also get advice on mobilization, social protection of returning soldiers; military personnel who were captured or disappeared.

Alert systems were checked in Poltava Oblast. During the test inspection of the sirens, malfunctions were found in some of them. Currently, the city’s notification systems have been repaired, while repair work is ongoing in the region.

Western Oblasts

Rivne Oblast

In the Rivne Oblast, the border continues to be strengthened: new defensive structures, anti-tank ditches, mine and explosive barriers are being built. The security of the Rivne NPP is being strengthened.

Maria Peshko, the mother of the fallen Hero Ivan Klyuyk, with the funds she received from the state after the death of her only son, together with the wife of the fallen defender Olga, established a playground in the community in memory of him. Last year, a woman financed a soccer field with an artificial surface near the lyceum where her son studied.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

The SSU reported suspicion of treason to ex-military Mykola Polny from Khmelnytskyi. The suspect is currently in the temporarily occupied territory. He faces 12 to 15 years in prison with or without confiscation of property.

Chernivtsi Oblast

A delegation from Estonia visited Chernivtsi. The purpose of the visit is cooperation and exchange of ideas that will help to improve programs of psychological assistance and rehabilitation; implement new methods and ensure better results.

14 educational institutions of the city received generators. They were bought and donated by a charitable organization. The generators were distributed among kindergartens, schools and the center for young technicians.

Last modified: 6 Липня, 2023