The five hundred and seventy-second day (572) of the large-scale armed aggression by the russian against our continues. 


Northern Oblasts


On September 18, US Senator Mark Kelly arrived in Kyiv. This is his second visit since the beginning of the year from the state of Arizona. The previous time he came on April 12.

In Kyiv, the soviet star was dismantled from the obelisk in honor of the hero city of Kyiv on Galytska Square. They also removed the annotation board in russian and changed the inscription 1941 to 1939 – the year when the Second World War began.

Kyiv Oblast

Explosive objects were liquidated in Vyshgorod raion today.

More than 1,200 shelters were set up in educational institutions of the Kyiv Oblast. Almost 270,000 people can stay in them during emergencies. During 2022-2023, shelters in almost 900 educational institutions were repaired in the Oblast. Another 68 are undergoing repair work.

Pupils of Gostomel Lyceum No. 1 donated 85,000 hryvnias and 40 euros to the Serhiy Prytula charity fund. The charity contribution collected by the lyceum students as part of the Knowledge Day campaign will cover the needs of TRO units for tablets with the necessary software.

Zhytomyr Oblast

In Zhytomyr, the police are checking information about the bombing of all lyceums in the city. Students were evacuated from the premises of educational institutions. The results of the inspections are still unknown.

Chernihiv Oblast

On September 17, the russians shelled the Novgorod-Siversk and Semenivka communities five times. In total, border guards recorded 39 explosions.

Today, in the area of ​​the village of Vertiyivka, Nizhyn raion, the destruction of explosive objects was carried out.

On September 18, the Chernihiv Raion Court held the first hearing in the case of russian serviceman Daniil Koblyk, the battalion commander of the 74th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade of the Armed Forces of the russian federation. He shot a Ukrainian prisoner of war and mocked local residents in Lukashivka.

Sumy Oblast

On September 17, the russian army attacked 9 communities of Sumy Oblast. 179 explosions were recorded. As a result of the shelling of the Vorozhba community, a local resident was injured, and one person died in Velyka Pysarivka, and another civilian was injured. 7 shops and up to 10 houses were damaged.

Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Last night, around midnight, the russian occupiers shelled the city of Vovchansk, Chuguyiv raion. A house and an outbuilding were damaged. No casualties.

Yesterday, the populated areas of Chuguyiv and Kupyansk raions were under enemy fire.

In the village of Petropavlivka, Kupyansk raion, a cargo crane was damaged by enemy shelling. A private residential building was damaged in the village of Podoly.

As a result of the shelling of the city of Kupyansk, 2 residential buildings and commercial buildings were damaged, and a fire broke out.

No casualties among the civilian population were recorded during the day.

Donetsk Oblast

On September 17, the russians killed 1 resident of Donetsk Oblast. Another 4 people in Oblast were injured during the day. 

Since February 24, 2022, russian weapons have killed 1,709 civilians of Donetsk Oblast and wounded another 4,137. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

Energy workers restored electricity supply in 54 settlements of Donetsk Oblast last week. Therefore, more than 28,000 families have electricity in their homes. At the same time, 117 settlements remain without power.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion

As a result of shelling by the russian military, 5 houses were damaged in Diliyivka of the Kostyantynivka community.

In the Lysychansk direction, 1 person died in Zarichne of the Lyman community. A non-residential building was damaged in Siversk.

The head of the city’s military administration met with the elders of Kramatorsk villages. During the warm season, current repairs of the main roads were carried out on the territory of the Starosta`s districts. Also, in the territory of each district, thanks to cooperation with the Kramatorsk employment center, small teams of workers are constantly working to perform improvement works.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion

On September 17, the russian military shelled Avdiyivka with air bombs and artillery. There are dead and wounded residents of Donetsk Oblast, mutilated houses, cars, power grids.

Krasnohorivka and Kostyantynivka of the Marin community, Kurakhove and the outskirts of the Ocheretyn community came under fire.

The fighting north of Avdiyivka has been going on for the second day. On the morning of September 18, the russian military several times massively shelled the old and central parts of the city. On September 18, a woman died as a result of shelling in Avdiyivka.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

Last day, as a result of shelling by the russian military, an infrastructure facility in the Toretsk community was damaged.

In the Chasiv Yar community, 1 high-rise building was destroyed.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha raion

In the Volnovakha direction, farm buildings in Novoukrainets were damaged, Vuhledar was fired upon 17 times.

On September 17, the military of the russia hit the village of Komar with “Smerchas”.

Luhansk Oblast

Yesterday, the village of Nadiya in Svatove raion was hit by an airstrike. The enemy’s artillery was aimed mainly at Bilogorivka and Nevske.

In Severodonetsk, a year ago, a list of apartments was drawn up, the owners of which did not appear in the city within the specified period. They were especially interested in information about those neighborhoods that survived the most after the storming of the settlement. At first, collaborators moved there. Empty apartments were repeatedly ransacked by so-called repair crews. And then, relying on these lists, which are in the occupation administration, they decided to set up a business, trying to sell these apartments already with new, albeit forged, documents.

Southern Oblasts

Mykolayiv Oblast

Yesterday, September 17, the enemy fired artillery at the water area of ​​the Ochakiv community. There are no casualties

On the night of September 18, the Snigurivka community was attacked by an unmanned aerial vehicle of the Shahed-136/131 type. The wreckage of the downed drone caused a fire in a two-story non-operational building, which was promptly extinguished. Nearby buildings were damaged by the shock wave. There are no casualties.

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

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

The russian army fired 90 times on the towns and villages of the Zaporizhzhia region last day, September 17. Yes, four airstrikes were carried out on Orikhiv; fired at Gulyaipole, Novodarivka and Mali Shcherbaki six times with anti-aircraft missiles; 73 artillery strikes hit the territory of more than 10 settlements.

A 31-year-old man was injured as a result of an artillery shelling in Malia Tokmachka last day.

As a result of russian shelling, 5 fires broke out in the Zaporizhzhya, Vasylivka, and Polohy raions. Firefighters extinguished the fire.

Odesa Oblast

That night, the Izmail raion was hit again by the enemy. Air defense forces destroyed 11 attack drones over Odesa Oblast. There were no casualties among civilians, however, a hit to the recreational infrastructure of Vylkovo was recorded. As a result, there was a fire.

According to the program of the Ministry of Education, 7,370 free laptops have already been handed over to 835 educational institutions in Odesa Oblast. The Ministry of Education and Science cooperates with various partners to ensure comfortable education for Ukrainian schoolchildren.

Kherson Oblast

The army of the russia fired more than 500 projectiles on the territory of the Kherson region last night, shelling the region 92 times. A paramedic station in the Kherson district and an enterprise building in Kherson were damaged. Two people died, four were injured.

On the evening of September 17, the russian military attacked residential buildings in Mykolaivka, Kherson Oblast. One person died, another was injured.

An “ambulance” carriage came under fire from the russian army in Mykolaivka, Kherson Oblast. Damaged car. The paramedic and the driver were not injured.

In the village of Mali Kopan, Kherson Oblast, the russian military took Valery and Anastasia Saksagansky from their home and killed them. The dead left a two-year-old child.

As a result of the night shelling of the Kherson Oblast, two people were killed and three others were injured. The russian army shelled Kherson, Kizomys and Olhivka. In total, during the day, the russian army shelled the territory of the community 18 times.

The russian army shelled Berislav. Dropped the explosives from the drone. Local residents reported that as a result of the attack, a local store was damaged and four people were injured.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

5 houses, a private enterprise were damaged and an outbuilding was destroyed due to shelling in Nikopol Raion at the night of September 18. Russian troops attacked the area 4 times. They used heavy artillery to hit Nikopol, Myriv, and Marhanets communities. At dawn, air defense forces destroyed 2 cruise missiles in the sky over Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

A resident of Dnipro was notified of suspicion of adjusting the russian army’s strikes on the city’s critical infrastructure. On the instructions of a representative of the russian federation, he collected data on the movement of military equipment, the location of the Ukrainian air defense system, and the location of Dnipro’s power and railway stations. For these “services” he received from 50 to 100 dollars.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Last night, air defense forces shot down two Shahed-136/131 unmanned aerial vehicles over Kirovohrad Oblast.

The State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine has updated the “tourist magnets” map in Ukraine. of Ukraine. The expanded list includes 170 places from 25 regions of Ukraine. Eight of them are in Kirovograd Oblast.

Poltava Oblast

Cruise missiles of the russian army were destroyed in Poltava Oblast and two other regions. X-101, X-555 and X-55 were launched by strategic bombers from Volgograd region.

Poltava Oblast is actively preparing for the heating season. 91.4% of the region’s boiler houses will start operating as planned. This means that housing, communal facilities, and social institutions will have a heat supply. The region’s utilities are equipped with 151 generators.

The “Bike to Work” campaign is taking place in Poltava on September 18 and 19. Everyone can ride a bike to work and get free coffee in a coffee shop.

Vinnytsia Oblast

Lectures on the history of Ukraine have been launched in Hnivan. The entrance fee is a donation to the Armed Forces. The meetings were organized by a local resident, a historian by profession, Anatoliy Savchuk. The lecture lasted two hours. Visitors donated four thousand hryvnias. A total of 20 lectures are planned, to be held once a week.

Western Oblasts

Lviv Oblast

Lviv welcomed 25 veterans who returned from the Invictus Games 2023. The competition took place in Dusseldorf, Germany. The sportsmen and women won 34 awards. Among them: 12 gold, 14 silver and 8 bronze medals. 

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

The aftermath of russia’s morning attack on Khmelnytskyi Oblast: fragments of downed missiles fell on a railroad track and a manufacturing plant in the region. The blast wave damaged the roofs and windows of several households. There were no casualties.

In Antoniny, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, a Stele of Remembrance was erected in honor of the fallen soldiers in the russian-Ukrainian war. It is scheduled to be unveiled on October 1, the Day of the Defender of Ukraine. Funds for the installation of the stele and its landscaping were allocated from the community budget.

111 places of compact residence have been arranged for IDPs in communities in Khmelnytskyi Oblast since the full-scale invasion. Currently, 80 thousand IDPs live in the region.


At the initiative of the Kamianets-Podilskyi NGO “RATUSHA” in partnership with the Khmelnytskyi and Kamianets-Podilskyi authorities, creative flash mobs were held in the city to honor the fallen Heroes of Kamianets-Podilskyi. The children, together with lyceum students and students of Kharkiv University of Internal Affairs, carried portraits of the fallen Heroes to three locations in the city.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Two Bukovinians, Captain Oleh Horbatiuk, head of the Rukshyn territorial community, and Sergeant Mykola Kucher, received a high state award, the Order of Courage, III class.A bicycle race was held in Chernivtsi as part of the European Mobility Week. Approximately 40 cyclists rode through the city center to draw attention to the development of cycling infrastructure in the city.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

The head of the medical service of one of the battalions of the 102nd separate brigade of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Oleh Slyzhuk, call sign “Kostolom,” received the “Silver Cross” medal from Valeriy Zaluzhnyi. Eight militants who fought against the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Kharkiv and Kherson Oblasts were served with suspicion notices of treason and collaboration by the SBU in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. Ukrainian troops captured them in battles near Lyman and Lysychansk, as well as during the liberation of the right bank of Kherson Oblast. In Ivano-Frankivsk, 70% of buses and trolleybuses are accessible to people with reduced mobility. In 2013, this figure was 2%.

Last modified: 19 Вересня, 2023