The two hundred and eighty-seventh day (287) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.


Northern oblasts


In just a few days, the residents of the house on Chornobylska Street in the Sviatoshynskyi district will be able to return to their apartments – the house is now almost completely renovated after the russian missile attacks. The facade of the building was insulated, new windows and partitions of sanitary rooms were installed, the elevators and roof were replaced, and the entrance to the building was repaired. Prefabricated reinforced concrete structures were made more robust. New electrical and plumbing networks were installed. Social repairs in the apartments have been almost completed.

Kyiv Oblast

There are emergency power outages in the Kyiv Oblast.

Yesterday, the Head of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration, Oleksiy Kuleba, congratulated the fighters of the 114th Detached Brigade of the Territorial Defense of the Kyiv Oblast. He presented the military with awards and useful gifts.

Yesterday, on the occasion of the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the memory of the fallen defenders who gave their lives for the sake of peace was honored on the Alley of Glory in Irpin. They also glorified all those who are now fighting for freedom in the hottest spots of Ukraine.

The “Safety Class” was opened in the Rokytne community. It started working on the basis of the Sharky gymnasium. The class is provided with all the necessary materials. There children will study: the fire safety rules, the potential threat of suspicious items that may turn out to be explosive devices, and the procedure for actions in the event of air raid alerts. The classes will be conducted by teachers, rescuers of the State Emergency Service, medical personnel and experts of the National Police.

The destroyed high-rise buildings are being restored on Ostromyrska Street in Hostomel. Roofs, windows and doors are being repaired on three apartment buildings simultaneously. Currently, 30% of the works have been completed.

In total, 1,610 high-rise buildings were damaged or destroyed in the Kyiv Oblast, more than 500 have already been restored, and more than 300 are currently under reconstruction.

On the M-07 highway Kyiv – Kovel – Yahodyn, near the village of Ukrainka, the repaired bridge has been opened for traffic. The bridge over the Irsha River was damaged by enemy shelling, and traffic has been closed since March.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Iranian kamikaze drone “Shahed-136” was destroyed last night in the north of the Zhytomyr Oblast. It was shot down by soldiers of the 115th Territorial Defense Brigade. There were no casualties at the crash site.

This year, 200 million hryvnias have been allocated from the Zhytomyr city budget to support the military.

Chernihiv Oblast

Russian troops once again shelled the border areas of the Chernihiv Oblast. The Novhorod-Siversk community in the area of Hremiach came under fire. The military recorded 16 hits, presumably from a 120 mm mortar.

Today, pyrotechnicians of the State Emergency Service destroyed ammunition near Shestovytsia.

Sumy Oblast

Yesterday, the russians fired 226 artillery and mortar shells at the border areas of the Sumy Oblast. Seven border communities of the oblast came under fire.

At night, the russian military fired self-propelled artillery systems fired at the Seredyna-Buda community in the Sumy Oblast. Three houses of local residents were damaged and a fire broke out there.

Later, self-propelled artillery systems also bombarded the Znob-Novhorodske community.

A pensioner was wounded in a border village of the Sumy Oblast as a result of enemy shelling. They fired the Grad MLRS from the territory of russia. Three private houses were damaged, one of which caught fire.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

The Kupiansk community remains under the shelling of the occupiers. As a result of the artillery strikes, the building of the lyceum in Kupiansk was partially destroyed, the windows were smashed. There were no casualties.

During the next shelling, a 67-year-old local resident received shrapnel wounds and was hospitalized at a medical institution. The roof, windows of the residential buildings, and outbuildings were damaged.

After 5 p.m., a house was on fire in the Dvorichne community. There were no casualties.

Three russian S-300 missiles hit the House of Culture and the area near the school in in the village of Borivske in the Shevchenkove community. No casualties.

According to the Oblast Emergency Medical Center, a 43-year-old woman unfortunately died in the Vovchansk community as a result of shelling by the russians. A 50-year-old man was wounded and hospitalized in serious condition.

Pyrotechnic units of the State Emergency Service destroyed 249 explosive devices during the day.

Donetsk Oblast

On December 6, it became known about 3 civilians wounded by the russians in the Donetsk Oblast: in Bakhmut, Pavlivka, and Kurakhove.

Since February 24, the russians have killed 1,237 civilians of the Donetsk Oblast, and wounded another 2,694. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the east of the Pokrovsk Raion, the enemy hit infrastructure facilities in the Kurakhove community. Avdiivka was attacked by Grad MLRS at night and came under artillery fire in the morning. Shelling of Maryinka and Heorhiivka was also recorded.

The towns of Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Ocheretyne, and the village of Karlivka came under fire of the russian aggressor. Thus, the enemy shelled the town of Kurakhove in the Pokrovsk Raion with multiple rocket launchers. At least six civilians were killed, and five were wounded. A market, a bus station, gas stations, and residential buildings came under shelling in Kurakhove.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion

In the Lyman direction, the occupiers shelled the districts of Makiivka, Ploshanka, and Nevsky in the Luhansk Oblast,and Terni, Yampolivka, and Lyman in Donetsk Oblast.

About 40 arrivals were recorded in the Lysychansk direction in the Toretsk and Zarichne raions of the Lyman community. The consequences are clarified.

Today, 3 russian missiles landed in Malotaranivka, a suburb of Kramatorsk. One fell on the street, the other two on the school yard. The football field was damaged, the windows were broken, and a poplar tree was thrown onto the roof by the blast wave.

Due to a breakdown in the heating system, the TatoHab humanitarian headquarters in Kramatorsk was flooded. The coordinator of “Active Community” together with other activists eliminated the consequences of the accident. Rescued humanitarian aid, property, premises as a whole from flooding.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive operations. The settlements of Bilogorivka, Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Bila Gora, Kurdyumivka, Druzhba, Zalizne, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka Yinka and Novomykhailivka of Donetsk Oblast were shelled by tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery. On the Horlivka direction, 1 person was injured in Bakhmut. In the city, a private house, administrative building and company premises were damaged. An enterprise and a club in Ivanivsk were also damaged by shelling.

Luhansk Oblast

A priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in the Luhansk Oblast was sentenced to 12 years in prison for informing the enemy about the positions of the Ukrainian military.

Southern Oblasts

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

In the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Kuprianivka, Novotavrycheske, Zaliznychne, Dorozhnyanka, Shcherbaki, Novoandriivka, Chervone, Stepnohirsk, Stepove, Kamianske, Mali Shcherbaki, Orihiv, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Olgivske, Novodanilivka were shelled in the past day.

The settlements of the Vilnius raion were significantly affected by the strikes.

The russian military struck one S-300 missile at night on the territory of the village of Kuprianivka. As a result, 2 houses were destroyed, windows in others were blown out, facades and roofs were cut. Cars were also damaged.

The occupiers hit the village of Novotavricheske with an Kh-59 missile. Residential and commercial buildings were occupied, around ten nearby houses were damaged. As a result of the shelling, a 15-year-old girl and her stepfather were injured.

Enemy shells did not miss the territory of Gulyaipole either. The homes of the residents of Orikhiv were also hit – 3 citizens were wounded there.

In Stepnohirsk, the roofs, windows and doors of the houses were damaged by shrapnel as a result of the shelling from the “Hrad” anti-aircraft missile system.

Kherson Oblast

In the past few days, the russian federation shelled the Kherson Oblast 51 times: two people were killed, one was injured. Civil infrastructure objects and residential buildings were damaged.

The russian occupiers fired at the building of the Kherson waterworks, a fire broke out, rescuers are working. Shells also hit residential buildings located nearby. There is preliminary information about one dead person — a 43-year-old employee of the water supply company.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports on the strengthening of the administrative and police regime in the temporarily occupied Skadovsk raion. There are known cases of prohibition of movement between settlements. Pensioners in the district are forced to write applications to obtain a russian passport at post offices when issuing pensions from the occupiers.

There are also reported cases of desertion among the russian military, which is associated with significant losses in the units of the occupiers.

In Krasny, the occupiers continue to search. They continue to remove property from houses temporarily left without owners.

The territory of the Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, located in the village of Kindiyky is cleaned after shelling by the russian military. In the building, the glass in the windows flew out, the walls were broken, in the yard there were bursts from shells. A person who came to the temple to charge his phone died.

Russian troops shelled the city from “Hrad”, residential buildings and a utility company building were damaged, two people were killed. The prosecutor’s office has started a pre-trial investigation into the shelling of Kherson by russian troops.

The fight against the enemy in the temporarily occupied territory continues. Activists distribute leaflets explaining why you should not take a russian passport and reminding russians that Kherson Oblast is Ukraine.

In Kherson Oblast, during the day, National Police bomb squads examined almost 9 hectares of territory and seized 239 explosive objects, destroyed 4.

Volunteers evacuated 30 people with limited mobility from Kherson in a few hours. For this, 20 volunteers and 7 cars were involved.

From the 30th of November to the 5th of December, 101 people, including 23 children, were evacuated from Beryslav raion of Kherson Oblast.

Due to shelling, the Kherson bakery cannot work fully. That is why entrepreneurs from Kherson bake bread from ingredients that come in humanitarian cargo.

Mykolayiv Oblast

Yesterday, the enemy struck the water area of the Ochakiv community. There are no casualties.

Also yesterday, approximately from 4:10 p.m., shelling took place outside one of the settlements of the Kutsurub community. There were no injuries or damage.

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

Odesa Oblast

A local resident who worked for the russian special services was detained in Odesa. He was looking for information about “Neptunes” and the protection of energy facilities. The police noted that they established the involvement of the detainee in directing and adjusting fire at one of the objects.

In Odesa, on the basis of the Palace of Children’s and Youth Creativity “White Acacia”, the largest “Point of Invincibility” in Ukraine – the Center of Unity of Odesa Youth – was opened. There is light and heat, you can use the Internet, prepare for classes, charge your gadgets, drink hot tea or coffee, and use the services of the mother and child room. And it has become a kind of youth co-working space. It can accommodate more than five hundred people at the same time.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

In the Nikopol raion, the Marganets and Nikopol communities were targeted by the russians. Nikopol got the most. A dozen private houses, farm buildings, shops, offices, a local college and a gas pipeline were mutilated.

The enemy hit an industrial enterprise in Kryvyi Rih with a rocket. An employee was injured. Mutilated production premises of an industrial enterprise. A residential building was destroyed in the Chervonogrigorivka community, and several others were mutilated. Projectiles hit the gas pipeline, power grid, and pumping station.

The “East” air command shot down all 8 drones (probably Iranian “Shahed-136”) that the enemy sent to Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

In the Zelenodolsk community of Kryvyi Rih raion, a tractor was blown up by enemy explosives. The tractor driver was not injured.

Oleg Tsarev, the brother of former parliamentarian and collaborator, who planned a terrorist attack in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, was sentenced to 5 years in prison. The convict asks to be included in the lists of exchange for Ukrainians who are prisoners of the russia.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast helped with the evacuation of 20 residents of Kherson with reduced mobility. These are patients of the Beryslav Territorial Center of Social Services. People were met in Dnipro and organized to send them to Transcarpathia and Zhytomyr Oblast. 12 residents of Nikopol went with them.

Another 10 educational institutions of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast received new and comfortable school buses that will go to the Dnipro, Synelnykove and Kryvyi Rih raions. They were purchased at the expense of regional and local budgets.

The city government of Dnipro together with the TAPS-Ukraine Foundation and the Coordination Headquarters of Volunteers handed over long-term storage products, dry rations, canned meat and vegetables, energy bars and sweet water to the defenders. The soldiers were also given warm socks, underwear, T-shirts, and trench candles. A truckload of humanitarian aid was sent to the residents of Kherson. The cargo contains 20 tons of food, first-aid kits for the local population, and 20 tons of medicines for the city’s hospitals. Volunteers handed over to one of the hospitals of the Kherson Oblast medicines and ventilators received from Direct Relief partners of the charity organization “Maltese Aid to Ukraine”.

Monuments to russians Alexander Pushkin, Maxim Gorky, Mykhailo Lomonosov were dismantled in the city. They will be moved for safekeeping to the base of Municipal Enterprise “Zookontrol”.

An extraordinary Santa Claus appeared in the Kryvyi Rih Cultural and Community Center SHELTER+. Traveler, volunteer Jonathan came to Ukraine from Philadelphia. Its goal is to help Ukrainians in this difficult hour. He does different things – from treating people to teaching English, from drawing to creating a board game, he especially likes to communicate with citizens.

Kirovohrad Oblast

In the Kirovohrad Oblast, 214,000 out of 455,000 consumers remain without electricity.

Explosions were heard on the territory of the Ketrysanivka community in the Kirovohrad Oblast today. It was the work of pyrotechnicians of the State Service for Emergency Situations in the Oblast.

Vinnytsia Oblast

Khmilnyk and Khmilnyk Raion

In Khmilnyk, they said goodbye to the fallen soldier Anatoliy Kondratiuk. The soldier died on December 3 while performing combat tasks near the settlement of Vodiane of the Yasynuvata Raion of the Donetsk Oblast.

A volunteer from Shyroka Hreblia of the Khmilnyk community fundraised for a car for the bridegroom. It took Natalia Glodnya a week to raise 160,000 hryvnias for the Honda CR-V car. Neighbors and residents of Khmilnyk joined the collection. A significant part of the funds were contributed by the military personnel themselves.

For the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the artists of Koziatyn of the Khmilnyk Raion made their own painting banner depicting Ukraine and a soldier. The picture has a symbolic coloring, because the artists used yellow and blue colors in their work. The canvas measuring 3 by 3.5 meters was painted with acrylic paints and installed on the Koziatyn Square. Photo

Cherkasy Oblast

The Secret Service of Ukraine conducts counterintelligence measures at the facilities of the Moscow Patriarchate in the Cherkasy Oblast. Inspections are carried out jointly with the National Police and the National Guard. With the direct participation of representatives of the church, law enforcement officers inspect the territories and premises to identify people who may be involved in illegal activities to the detriment of the state sovereignty of Ukraine, and turnover of prohibited objects. There are plans to inspect 10 such objects. 

Poltava Oblast

During the russian-Ukrainian war, 8 soldiers from the Poltava Oblast died. Oleksandr Lukianenko, a resident of Karlivka, served in the rifle company of military unit A 2167. He died near the settlement of Berestky of the Pokrovsk Raion. The war took the life of a 28-year-old serviceman of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Oleksandr Sukhodolsky, originally from Zavodske community. In Shyshaky community, they said goodbye to 39-year-old soldier Oleksandr Lysenko. 29-year-old machine gunner Vadym Zabara from the village of Shevchenkivka was killed during mortar fire in the east of the country. National Guardsman Yuriy Dolynny, born in 1982 and originally from the village of Vesely Podil, died at the front. Yury Chyryma, originally from the village of Brovarky in the Kremenchug district, died while performing a combat mission. He had two sons and a mother.

On the President’s website, petitions are being signed for awarding the title of Hero of Ukraine to two soldiers from the Poltava Oblast posthumously: 22-year-old Oleksandr Yeliseev and 31-year-old Artem Medvediev. Senior lieutenant, commander of a self-propelled artillery battery from Myrhorod Oleksandr Yeliseev died due to an enemy mine. Artem Medvediev comes from Poltava. He performed combat missions in the southern direction as a grenade launcher and died in the Kherson Oblast. Eternal glory to the Heroes.

10 diesel generators were purchased at regional expense for the soldiers of the 116th Territorial Defense Brigade of the Poltava Oblast. They already serve as defenders.

Anatoliy Novopysmenny from Poltava became the absolute champion of Europe in classical powerlifting. He won this title according to the IPF formula at the European Championship, which took place in the Polish city of Skierniewice. The athlete won “gold” in squats and bench press. In the overall standings based on the results of all exercises, he took 2nd place in the weight category up to 105 kg.

Boxers from the Poltava Oblast represented the oblast worthily at the championship of Ukraine, which took place in Ivano-Frankivsk Raion. Oleksandr Khyzhniak won first place in the 80 kg category. “Bronze” in the 92 kg category was taken by Yevhen Pavlovsky. Oleksandr Pogrebniak and Bohdan Dotsenko became fifth. All athletes are included in the national team of Ukraine and in a few days they are already starting to prepare for winning Olympic licenses.

Western oblasts

Rivne Oblast

Money for trucks for the Armed Forces was raised on December 6 at a charity fair in the center of Rivne. The goal is UAH 1.5 million for five heavy trucks. The truck became the tenth vehicle that the “Responsible Ukrainians” charitable foundation handed over to the military. Soldiers from the motorized infantry company will use it. As of December 6, one hundred thousand hryvnias have already been fundraised for five trucks.

The Horodok community handed over another car for the Armed Forces. The car was purchased thanks to the joint efforts of the employees of the Horodok village council and the residents of the community. This car will go to the war zone. The military will transport ammunition on it.

In Rivne, more than six thousand pairs of warm socks were collected for the soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces as part of the “Socks for Victory” charity marathon. The action started on October 10 and lasted until December 6, the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The gathering was organized by the center of national and patriotic education. Along with the socks, people brought many letters, drawings, and hid candy and soap for the soldiers inside. Some of the collected socks are already warming the servicemen.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Bukovyna conducted the last journey of brave soldiers who gave their lives defending the freedom and independence of Ukraine: they said goodbye to the senior soldier Dmytro Buchachsky in the village of Milieve, soldier Mykhailo Zubin – on the Alley of Glory of the Central Cemetery of Chernivtsi.

A military serviceman from Novoselytsa received a state award. According to the Presidential Decree, Hennadiy Zherebliuk was awarded the medal “For military service to Ukraine”.

In the Chernivtsi Oblast, social welfare institutions and inpatient care units in communities received ten generators, using which they will be able to support the heating system. The equipment was purchased with the money of the Japanese organization “AAR Japan”.

In Sokyriany, the former surgical department of the local hospital, which was abandoned 12 years ago, is being renovated. New apartments are being built there for the families of immigrant doctors from the east of Ukraine who have found work at the Sokyriant hospital.

Pies with poppy seeds, crispy cookies and fragrant cupcakes. Diana Filipiuk from the Zastava community prepared and sold such goodies herself. And she also created various decorations. She handed over the proceeds, which are 22,000 hryvnias, to the fund of Serhiy Prytula personally.

Last modified: 8 Грудня, 2022