The five hundred and forty-third day (543) of the large-scale armed aggression by the russian against our continues.
This year, Irpin will start rebuilding the youth sports school and the Vesnianka kindergarten. 200 million hryvnias has been allocated for their reconstruction from the Fund for Elimination of the Consequences of the Armed Aggression. Five more apartment buildings will also be rebuilt in Irpin this year.
According to updated information, 7 people were killed and 156 wounded in the Russian attack on the center of Chernihiv on August 19. The missile strike also damaged about 500 apartments. On the morning of August 20, Chernihiv residents began bringing flowers and toys to the drama theater in memory of the victims of the russian missile attack.
During the day of August 19, russians shelled the border areas of the Chernihiv Oblast six times from their territory. The Snovsk, Semenivka, Horodnia, and Novhorod-Siversk communities came under fire.
At night and in the morning of August 20, the russian military shelled the border communities of the Sumy Oblast four times, 20 explosions were recorded. Five private houses of civilians were damaged.
Today, around morning, the enemy shelled Kupiansk. A civilian man of about 40 years of age was seriously wounded. Currently, doctors are fighting for his life.
Over the past day, a number of settlements in the Bohodukhiv, Kharkiv, Chuhuiv, Izium, and Kupiansk raions were under hostile fire.
In the town of Kupiansk, shelling damaged a private house, and a fire broke out in the territory of the meat processing plant.
As a result of shelling of the village of Kruhlyakivka, Kupiansk Raion, a fire broke out in the territory of the forestry.
In the village of Kozacha Lopan, Kharkiv Raion, 4 private houses were damaged.
As a result of the shelling of the village of Cherneshchyna of the Izium Raion, the building of an agricultural enterprise was damaged.
In the village of Oleksandrivka, Bohodukhiv Raion, the shelling significantly damaged warehouses and outbuildings of civilian enterprises.
As a result of artillery shelling of the village of Vilcha, Chuhuiv Raion, 11 private houses, a kindergarten, a boarding house, a bakery, and a church were damaged.
Mine clearance is underway. Over the past day, bomb squads of the State Emergency Service surveyed more than 3.3 hectares of territory and defused 116 explosive devices.
On August 19, rescuers extinguished 15 fires in the Donetsk Oblast, seven of which were caused by shelling by russian troops. In particular, a garage caught fire due to a russian shell hit, and a fire broke out on the territory of the Lyman forestry.
Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion
On the morning of August 20, russian military drones struck the Sloviansk community. There were no injuries or deaths.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
In the Avdiivka direction, the settlements of Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Sieverne, Karlivka, and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.
In the Marinka direction, the defense forces continue to hold back the advance of russian troops in the Marinka area of the Donetsk Oblast. The enemy launched an airstrike in the Krasnohorivka area of the Donetsk Oblast. The settlements of Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Hostre, Pobieda, Katerynivka, Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.
Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the areas north of Bohdanivka, north and south of Klishchiivk of the Donetsk Oblast. It carried out airstrikes in the districts of Klishchiivka, Bohdanivka, and Pivnichne in the Donetsk Oblast. More than 10 settlements, including Novomarkove, Klishchiivka, Chasiv Yar, Bila Hora, and Bohdanivka of the Donetsk Oblast, were affected by enemy artillery fire.
Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion
During August 19, the russian military shelled Vuhledar 17 times and hit it once with a kamikaze drone.
The Mariupol City Council published lists of children whose deaths were registered in morgues in 2022. These documents, they write, were received by the partisan movement — the Mariupol resistance. The documents, the mayor’s office claims, prove that at least 101 Mariupol children died in the city due to hostilities, bombings and sieges.
Yesterday, August 19, and today, August 20, the enemy carried out artillery strikes on the water area of the Ochakiv community and the channel of the Dnipro-Buh estuary. There are no casualties.
Also, yesterday afternoon, enemy artillery shelling was recorded in the town of Ochakiv and the coast of the Ochakiv community. There are no casualties.
In Mykolaiv, the Pervomaisk, Voznesensk and Bashtanska raions, the day and night passed relatively calmly.
During the past day, the russians fired 80 times on the towns and villages of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. A 56-year-old man was injured as a result of shelling in Orikhiv: he was taken to a medical institution.
Nine fires that occurred as a result of russian shelling were extinguished by rescuers in the Pology Raion of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
The ship group of the enemy deployed seven units in the Black Sea and one in the Sea of Azov. A submarine missile carrier equipped with four Calibers continues its combat duty at sea.
On August 19, russian troops shelled more than 10 settlements in the Kherson Oblast with artillery. Among them are Tokarivka, Dudchany, and Veletensk.
As of the morning of August 20, 121 children were injured in the Kherson Oblast due to russian aggression.
In the Kherson Oblast, 8,027 objects were entered into the register of damaged property. The commissions inspected 2,066 buildings and drew up 1,975 relevant acts. 232 people received compensation.
On August 20, russian troops carried out airstrikes in the Olhivka and Sadove raions of the Kherson Oblast. More than 20 settlements were under russian artillery fire. In particular, Novodmytrivka, Beryslav, Tiahynka, Tokarivka, Poniativka and Antonivka.
On August 20, russian troops attacked the Nikopol Raion with artillery four times. Two farm buildings and two cars were also damaged.
In addition, the russian army attacked the Zelenodolsk community of the Kryvyi Rih Raion. A fire broke out, but rescuers extinguished the fire.
Since the start of the full-scale war in Nikopol of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, 22 people have been killed and 152 injured due to shelling by russian troops.
Shelters were arranged for 35 families from Mariupol in Dnipro. It is located in a social dormitory for displaced persons and can accommodate 130 people. The storage room was equipped with folding beds, mattresses, sleeping bags, benches, chairs and lanterns, etc.
In the city of Haivoron of the Holovanivsk Raion, as part of the cultural and artistic action called “Steam locomotives are racing to victory”, an event took place – a steam locomotive parade, which became a combination of history, art and patriotism.
Voting for new names of streets and alleys continues in Poltava. Four streets in Poltava can be named after defenders. Among the suggestions is a name in honor of Dmytro Prugl and Ihor Doroshenko. Also, instead of Tolstoy, they want to honor the soldiers of the “Azov” regiment in the name of the street, and Cheliuskin – in honor of the Poltava Territorial Defence Forces.
The action “We believe, we love, we will help, we are together, we will win” with demonstration performances of dogs took place today, August 20, in Shevchenko Park in Khmelnytskyi. The event was organized to financially support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. For passers-by who stopped to look at the animals, a charity box was set up where money could be dropped.
On August 19, 2023, in the village of Studinka in the Kalush Raion of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, an interactive memorial board was opened to the fallen sniper-miner Marian Bihun. The fighter died in April 2022 in the Donetsk Oblast.Last modified: 21 Серпня, 2023