The five hundredth day of the large-scale armed aggression by the russian against our continues.


Northern oblasts


In Kyiv, 250 modular protective structures will be installed in the areas where there are no shelters. However, the implementation requires the approval of special standards at the state level, said Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko.

Kyiv Oblast

Another batch of humanitarian aid has arrived in Irpin from the German sister city of Born. 35 school desks, 70 height-adjustable school chairs, 3 tables and 3 chairs for teachers have already been delivered to the Irpin Humanitarian Lyceum “Linguist”. In addition, a Bobcat S550 loader, a 60kV generator and two 4-6kW generators that will be transferred to our utilities. The relief supplies also contained perforators, chain saws, spotlights, filters for generators, sets of hand and power tools, grinding machines, to mention a few.

Zhytomyr Oblast

A 48-kilowatt solar power plant was put into operation at Zhytomyr Hospital No. 1. It will work in tandem with a generator to improve the security of the hospital’s power supply. The project was implemented as part of the Solar Aid to Ukraine initiative. This is Zhytomyr’s first experience in installing solar power plants at critical infrastructure facilities.

Chernihiv Oblast

On July 7, russians shelled two border area communities of the Chernihiv Oblast, namely Semenivka and Novhorod-Siversk, with mortar and artillery shells. In total, over the last day, russians carried out eight shelling attacks. 72 explosions were recorded.

Sumy Oblast

At night and in the morning, the russian military shelled eight communities in the Sumy Oblast. A total of 69 explosions were recorded.

In the Shostka Raion of the Sumy Oblast, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a russian drone.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

During the day, the occupiers carried out air, mortar and artillery strikes in the Kupiansk, Kharkiv, Izium, Chuhuiv, and Bohodukhiv raions.

The enemy launched 7 mortar attacks on the village of Tymofiivka, Bohodukhiv Raion. A private house and outbuildings were damaged.

The occupiers also shelled the village of Ivashky with artillery. About 10 attacks were made on the territory of civilian agricultural enterprises. There were no casualties.

As a result of the enemy shelling, a coniferous forest caught fire near the village of Kucherivka, Kupiansk Raion. The coniferous litter was burning on an area of about 3 hectares.

The occupiers shelled the city of Vovchansk. A 9-storey residential building was damaged. A 62-year-old man was wounded. He received a shrapnel wound and was hospitalized.

Over the past day, bomb squads of the State Emergency Service surveyed 14.8 hectares of the territory of the Kharkiv Oblast, where they found and defused 80 explosive devices.

Donetsk Oblast

On July 7, russian troops shelled residential areas of the Donetsk Oblast 19 times. 12 settlements came under fire. The russian army launched drones and fired missiles, Tornado-S and Grad MLRS, and artillery.

On July 7, five residents of the Donetsk Oblast were wounded as a result of the shelling by the russian army.

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the russian federation into Ukraine, 1,596 people have been killed in the Donetsk Oblast, and 3,809 people have been wounded. It is impossible to establish the exact number of the dead and wounded in Volnovakha and Mariupol.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

In the morning of July 8, russian troops shelled Lyman with multiple rocket launchers. As of 17:00, 7 people were killed and 13 wounded. The enemy hit the private sector. A house and a shop were damaged.

In the Kostiantynivka community, the outskirts of Ivanopillia are under fire.

In the Lysychansk sector, 2 houses were damaged in the Lyman community: in Torske and Yampil.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the Donetsk direction, Vesely Hay and Ostrivske were shelled in the Kurakhove community, isolated shelling of Avdiyivka was recorded.

On the evening of July 7, the roof of the boiler-turbine workshop collapsed at the Kurakhove TPP. One person died, two were injured. They are looking for two more workers under the rubble. The probable cause of the accident at the Kurakhove TPP may be the constant shelling of the enterprise by the russian army.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

In the Horlivka Raion as a result of shelling by the russian military, two houses were damaged in the Chasiv Yar community, and one more house was destroyed in Toretsk.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion

The russians fired at Vugledar 16 times from the artillery in the direction of Volnovakha, and there were no casualties.

Southern oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

Yesterday, July 7, at 09:44, the forces and means of anti-aircraft defense in the Mykolaiv Oblast destroyed the enemy UAV “Orlan-10”.

Yesterday, July 7, the enemy fired artillery at the water area of the ​​Ochakiv community. There are no casualties.

In the afternoon of July 7, the settlement of the Kutsurub community came under fire. As a result, there were fires of dry grass on an open area of ​​1,500 square meters. m and coniferous forest litter on an area of ​​5,000 square meters. m. It was quickly eliminated. There are no casualties.

Also yesterday, the enemy attacked the town of Ochakiv, Ochakivsk community. There are no casualties.

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

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

During the past day, on July 7, the russian military shelled 15 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. Two people were injured. 

The russian military continues to mine the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. They deliver mines and explosives to the territory of the ZNPP. Mine-explosive barriers consisting of remote-controlled and uncontrolled anti-personnel mines are installed in technical rooms and machine rooms.

Residents of the temporarily occupied Berdiansk, who have debts for communal services, are threatened by the russians to confiscate their property and move occupiers and collaborators into their homes.

Odesa Oblast

During a night attack on July 7, Odesa border guards shot down a russian drone that was entering from the Black Sea to attack Ochakiv.

Today, 28 settlements remain without electricity in the Odesa Oblast due to bad weather, three of them partially. Since the beginning of the day, energy workers have turned on the light in 13 settlements.

Kherson Oblast

During July 7, russian troops shelled the de-occupied Kherson Oblast 91 times. 487 shells were fired, 17 of them at Kherson. They hit residential quarters, a school in Inhulets, and two enterprises of the Nova Kakhovka community. One person is injured.

At night, the russian army attacked Kherson, Inzhenerne, and Zelenivka. Artillery shelled the left bank in the area of ​​the Antonivsky Bridge. In total, on July 7, the Kherson community was hit 24 times.

In the Kherson Oblast, within the framework of the “Side by Side” program, the restoration of 26 settlements has begun. Experts from the Rivne, Khmelnytskyi, Cherkasy, Dnipropetrovsk , Ternopil, and Chernivtsi oblasts joined it.

An open art festival of murals in bomb shelters “From the Constitution to Independence” is being held in Kherson. It was organized to support the Kherson people and give an attractive look to the concrete shelters. The festival will last until August 24.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

On the night of July 8, the russian military struck Kryvyi Rih with drones. They launched on the agricultural enterprise. A 26-year-old man was injured. Several warehouses were destroyed, equipment and cars were mutilated. 

Some residents of Nikopol do not have a centralized water supply. Water supply was restored to only a third. Currently, there are about 40 water dispensing points in the city. The local authorities issue free bottled water only to privileged categories. 

The charity “Just the Sky Fest” was held in Dnipro. Organizers expect up to 7,000 people to attend the event per day. For the guests of the festival, entertainment locations were prepared, in particular, games and master classes, and an evening concert by musical groups. The collected money will be used to create a hub for migrant children.

Kirovohrad Oblast 

In the morning, Kirovohrad Oblast was attacked by enemy “shaheds”. Air defense was working. Previously, there were no casualties and destruction of civil infrastructure.

In Kirovohrad Oblast, as a result of strong wind and rain, power lines were broken in Oleksandriysk, Svitlovodsk, Onufriivsk, Znamyansk, and Kirovohrad raions.

The cultural and artistic campaign “500 Days of Invincibility” began in Kropyvnytskyi public spaces “MIR2.0”. Attendees, including military families, can purchase postcards from Ukrposhta, souvenir coins and banknotes. The collected funds will go to help military medics.

Poltava Oblast 

Poltava Oblast, together with 14 oblasts of the country, will help rebuild the settlements of Kherson Oblast, which were most affected by the war. Poltava Oblast allocates 50 million for the reconstruction of de-occupied villages of Kherson Oblast. The destroyed infrastructure will be restored within the framework of the “Side by Side” pilot project. It is about Chkalov and Pravdyna. Chkalov was under occupation for 9 months, 126 houses and 5 social facilities should be restored there, Pravdyne was under occupation from February 24 to November 9, 2022, and 424 damaged houses need to be restored here.

Western Oblasts 

Lviv Oblast

In Lviv, urgent emergency response work was started in buildings destroyed by russian missiles. Next, the destroyed buildings, which belong to the UNESCO World Heritage buffer zone and are architectural monuments of local importance, are awaiting restoration. 

Khmelnytskyi Oblast 


Khmelnytskyi will help restore the village of Visokopillya of Beryslav raion. About 4,000 people lived here in peacetime. This settlement was occupied and was liberated by the Armed Forces of Ukraine last September. Destruction in the community is about 80%. First of all, people’s housing and social infrastructure facilities will be restored.

Chernivtsi Oblast 

Cooperation between Ukraine and Romania and partnership at the regional level were discussed during the meeting by the head of the Chernivtsi regional military administration, Ruslan Zaparanyuk, and the State Secretary of Romania for Strategic Affairs, Julian Fota.

Shelters were opened in the villages of Bilivtsi and Kruglik of the Khotyn Territorial Community where people from regions affected by the war could live. In Bilovtsi, a dormitory was renovated for housing for forced migrants. It can accommodate 40 people. In Kruglyk, the former administrative building was converted into a shelter. It is designed for 30 people. For the convenience of families with children, there is a preschool on the first floor.

Last modified: 9 Липня, 2023